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An open evening for anyone wanting to have a go at sailing.

Friday 25th May. FREE Sailing Sessions. 6pm – 9pm

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 Friday 25th May at our ‘Push the Boat Out’ Open Evening, for anyone wanting to have a go at sailing – For all friends, family and colleagues of club members. We’re offering FREE Sailing Sessions to all visitors to the club on the evening 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.
All ages welcome

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.

Starting times

Sailing will start from 6pm till 9pm.
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.

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.

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