Seven new instructors trained at Cheddar

BRISTOL Corinthian Yacht Club, based at Cheddar reservoir, has just had seven members successfully complete assistant instructor training to Royal Yachting Association standards.

BRISTOL Corinthian Yacht Club, based at Cheddar reservoir, has just had seven members successfully complete assistant instructor training to Royal Yachting Association standards.

The course which consists of classroom and practical experience so instructors can introduce beginners of all ages to sailing in a safe, structured and fun way.

The assistant instructors who are all volunteers at the club can now assist qualified dinghy instructors in delivering some of the courses the club runs for those living in the local area.

The club will be running a beginners course over a number of weekends in May and some of the newly qualified instructors will be teaching. The Start Sailing course starts on April 30 and is also open to non members.


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To find out more why not come to the club’s BCYC at Home afternoon at Cheddar reservoir on April 3, starting at 1pm.

The club races on Sundays throughout the year and Wednesday evenings in the summer. Sailing also takes place on Saturday. As well as racing, the club runs a number of courses for beginners and improvers.

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The club has around 500 members and you don’t have to have your own boat or windsurf board as the club has a number that can be hired.

Further information can be found at www.bcyc.org.uk

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