A special open day for anyone wanting to have a go at sailing.
Sunday 14th May. FREE Sailing Sessions. 12am – 5pm
Have you ever wanted to have a go at sailing? Do you enjoy outdoor activities? Now is your chance to catch the breeze
Join us at Burwain Sailing Club, Foulridge on Sunday 14th May at our ‘Push the Boat Out’ Open Day, for anyone wanting to have a go at sailing, plus all friends, family and colleagues of club members. We’re offering FREE Sailing Sessions to all visitors to the club on the day who want to see what sailing is like and experience the thrill of catching the breeze!
Your Sailing Experience
You will be taken out by an experienced helm in a double handed sailing dinghy for a sail around lake Burwain. You will be able to actively participate in the session by helping to Tack and Gybe the boat and also help changing the jib sails. If weather conditions are suitable you may even be allowed to steer the boat. All of this will be under the expert guidance of your helm.
Open to all ages from 8+
Sailing is a pastime the whole family can enjoy. The experience is open to all ages from 8+. With sailing you are never too young (or too old) to start. It’s a sport and pastime enjoyed by all generations which is what gives it its unique appeal.
Sailing will start from 12am till 5pm.
So we know how many visitors to cater for please register your intention online to help us plan your day effectively.
If you are turning up on the day, you can arrive at any time and we will allocate your FREE sailing session at the first available slot. It is expected that sessions last approximately half an hour.
Getting to Foulridge – How to Find Us
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Come prepared to sail – What to wear
You don’t need to have any special wet water sports gear to enjoy the experience. Bring a spare pair of clothing to change into. Ideal items would be shorts, tracksuit bottoms, trainers or plimsoles, a couple of top layers, sweat shirt and a wind proof jacket. Depending on the weather a sun hat and sun cream could also be useful.