Dinghy Sailing

LSWA have our own sailing section that meets at Burton Reservoir, Repton Road, Ticknall DE65 6FD where groups or individuals may come along for experience. Groups may also book evening sailing sessions for all sections.


Group Sailing

For Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network, Brownies and Guides – come along and enjoy time on the water!

Group bookings are also available on Saturday afternoons, 1.15pm – 4.30pm. Cost £9.00 per person with a non-refundable deposit of £50. Minimum 10, maximum 20 people.
Starting beginning of June, until end of October.

Group bookings are also available on Thursday evenings, 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Cost £6 per person with a non-refundable deposit of £40. Minimum 10, maximum 15 people.
Starting beginning of June, until the end of August.

We may also be able to accommodate smaller groups by sharing sessions with another group. Give us a call and let us know and we will see if we can help.


 

RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses

These courses are run by RYA/Scout qualified instructors and can be used in qualifications for Chief Scout and D of E Awards.
Places are limited so please apply early to ensure your place.  Bookings are now being taken for 2017. Contact Maggy Gibson for information and booking forms.

  • Youth Stage 2
    Age 10 – 16
    Cost £120
  • Adult Level Basic Skills
    Age 16+
    Cost £120
  • Youth Stage 3
    Age 10 – 16
    Cost £ tbc
    continued throughout the year for regular sailors

 

Places are limited so please apply early. More information is available on our sailing leaflet which can be downloaded here.
Our booking form for RYA courses can also be downloaded here.


Open Sailing

Open sailing takes place on Saturdays beginning in June through to October. The morning session runs from 10:00am – 1:00pm and the afternoon session from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

If you have an RYA qualification you can drop in for a morning or afternoon of sailing without your leaders, you just need your parent/guardian’s consent. Please email the sailing team of your intention to attend, sailing@leicestershirescouts.org.uk  All sessions cost £10 and will be led by a qualified instructor.

The sailing team will have blanket badges for sale for Cubs, Scouts and Explorers for those that take part in the activity at a small extra cost. Please ask the sailing team for further details.

How to Book

Easy! First check are availability calendar below, then contact the sailing team direct using our online form with this link or by email with this link or by contacting our booking clerk, Maggie Gibson on 07508 805029.

 


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