Wimbleball Sailing Club
Wimbleball Lake, Brompton Regis. Somerset.TA22 9NU

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Learn to sail at Wimbleball.

Wimbleball sailing club is a Royal Yachting Association certified Training centre. We have a fleet of training boats for all ages and abilities. All of our instructors are active club sailors, ensuring that you will receive training from knowledgeable and experienced sailors.

For all training course please contact Debbie Ryles for further information. Email: learn2sailwsc@gmail.com

Adult Sailing Courses(2020) over two weekends
We offer RYA Learn to sail weekend courses for adults. The courses are a relaxed introduction or refresher. The courses includes Free club membership (March until February).

Adult training are weekend courses:
- First course: Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd & Sat 9th, Sun 10th May
- Second course Sat 6th, Sun 7th & Sat 13, Sun 14th June
- Third course Sat 5th, Sun 6th & Sat 12th, Sun 13th September.

Osprey Weeks for Children 2020-(formaly Cadets)
Throughout the school holidays the club offers 5 day courses for children aged 8-18. The courses follow the RYA Stages and are fun and informative. For more information on cost and dates please contact Debbie Ryles. Email: learn2sailwsc@gmail.com
From 2019 these junior sailors have been known as the 'Wimbleball Ospreys'.

Osprey Weeks beginning: 25th May, 20th & 27th July, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th August.

Children's Sunday Fun Club We will be running these supervised practice sessions on Sunday mornings during 2020. We expect to start in May when the weather is getting warmer. As usual, watch for further messages as we check the suitability of the weather for these sessions.

Women on the Water training course 16th & 17th May, and 27th & 28th June.
RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Level 1 & 2 course just for women, run by women. A basic learn to sail course which will be a great building block to becoming a competent cruiser or racer. This is a 4 day course spread over the weekends of 16th & 17th May and 27th & 28th June.

Adult Assistant instructor course 18th & 19th April.
Want to do more sailing and not be involved with racing? Then this is the course for you. The Ai course will allow you to help out on the RYA adult courses which we run at the club and can be used as a stepping stone to becoming a fully fledged Dinghy Instructor. The 2 day course will familiarise you with all the clubs training boats and the key manoeuvres needed to help teach people how to sail effectively and safely. Being able to sail reasonably well is a pre-requisite for this course. This 2 day course is available on 18th & 19th April.

Get into racing weekends No charge for weekend, except for hire of boats or membership (where needed).
Details to follow soon

Power Boat Training

For information on powerboat courses contact the club.

After your Training

We hope you want to continue sailing. As our course fee includes membership of WSC for the remainder of the club year, you can use the club for the remainder of that time as a club member. PRACTICE!

- Use one of the club boats to practice. (See notice board for charges).
- Try to get a sail with another member which will give you the chance to sail in different boats.
- Buy your own dinghy. Your first boat, to gain experience, can probably be bought at fairly modest cost. This can later be changed as your ability and sailing aims develop.
- As your skills develop, try a further course.
- Have a go at racing. Join in and learn from others.
- Come to the club and make contact from other members. There are usually people about ready for a chat and give advice and opinions.

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