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Royal Findhorn end of season training review

And some news from up north at Royal Findhorn YC from Ian Ellis: cheap antivirus software download During the year Royal Findhorn Yacht Club has expanded its training with new events throughout the summer.  These have been a huge success with many existing and new club members taking part.  There have been sailors ranging from 6 to 60 taking part ...

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Port Edgar Sailing School Appeal launched – please support!

This came in from Ian Hards, written by Terry Kirchin, who are part of a team trying to save Port Edgar Sailing School after Edinburgh Leisure decided to pull out… Appeal launched by New Trust formed to run the Sailing School at Port Edgar A new trust, to be known as the Scottish Sailing Trust,  is being setup to run ...

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Seatrek training for newbie powerboaters

We don't really do Mobos here, but anything to make them safer (just look at the statistics on powerboat fatalities around the world, often driven by drunk junior stockbrokers) seems like a great idea. Lizzy Todd, who is the cute as a button and very efficient mind behind Tweetiepie Media, sent us this info about training courses and cruises being ...

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Push the Boat Out (2) – Royal Gourock Yacht Club

Here’s another poster for the RYA’s ‘Push the Boat Out’ intro to sailing scheme happening around the country this weekend. If your club is hosting one of these days then send us the poster and we can add it along with a gmap for people to find you. Oh, and pass this on to anyone you know – let’s grow ...

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NorthSailing Open Day

Robin Paris of NorthSailing and the RNCYC sent us this about their upcoming open day – lets get more bums in boats! And in case you’re wondering where that is, it’s here: View Larger Map

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Prestwick Sailing Club – Learn to sail

This from Alan Henderson of Prestwick Sailing Club. We also have a new ‘Learn to Sail’ section on the site so if you are a club or organisation and are looking to promote your sailing courses then punt your info over and I’ll post it up there for you: Prestwick Sailing Club View Larger Map MEMBERSHIPS AND TRAINING – OPEN ...

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RYA Scotland ‘Big Weekend’ Boatshow report

  In between getting blown away by the wind and the rain down at the yard in Fairlie this weekend, the Ed paid a quick visit to the RYA Scotland ‘Big Weekend’ at Sports Scotland in Largs. This was a first stab at such an event, and it seemed like there is a lot of promise in the concept. Running ...

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