Tag Archives: Learn to sail Scotland

RYA Push the Boat Out, 14 -22 May 2016

From Marc Turner at RYAS: Get afloat this Spring with Push the Boat Out Push the Boat Out is a great way to discover a new outdoor sport to enjoy this summer. Dinghy sailing, windsurfing, keelboat sailing and kayaking are among the activities on offer to all ages and abilities. This year, over 300 venues have signed up around the ...

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FREE SAILING AS SCOTLAND GETS SET TO PUSH THE BOAT OUT

From Claire Caffrey at RYAS: Sailing clubs and watersports centres across Scotland will be offering FREE and low cost opportunities to get out on the water and try a new sport in May as part of national RYA Push the Boat Out 2015 (09-17 May). RYA Push the Boat Out offers nationwide sailing and windsurfing taster sessions introducing newcomers of ...

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Social Sailing at RGYC – Pass it on!

 There are a number of initiatives around for getting more people on the water, and one of the best we’ve seen is the RGYC Social Sailing programme of relaxed, sociable Friday evening sailing in Pipers (and other keelboats, including our very own ‘Good Ship’  skippered by my Dad, for those wanting a bit of a clasic boat experience). Nice boats ...

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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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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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RYA ‘Push the Boat Out’ this weekend (pass this on!)

From Claire Caffrey at RYA Scotland: Looking to try sailing or windsurfing? Keen to get out on the water? This weekend (18-19 May) is RYA Push The Boat Out which means clubs and training centres across Scotland and all over the UK will be opening their doors to the public to give them a chance to ‘have a go’ at ...

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Perth Sailing Club Open Day video

Perth Sailing Club had their Open Day last weekend, and someone shot this nice wee video of proceedings. You’ll see from the map at the bottom of the page that this looks like a very quirky and interesting place to sail, with tidal limits to sailing time and plenty of land masses to create interesting winds. We hope to get ...

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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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