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Summer Junior Sail Training 2019  (8 - 16 years old)

The Summer sailing week course is for those children who have no sailing experience or already hold some Stages of the Youth Sailing Scheme. This course is extremely popular and spaces are limited. To request a place on the course please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 7th June giving your child’s name, DOB and a brief resume of their sailing experience or qualifications. 

 Registration

Those children allocated a place will be notified by email.  For those children Parents/guardians should complete the application form and medical declaration form and send to the club office, together with payment (details are on the form). 

PLEASE NOTE: Places on the course will not be confirmed until payment has been received.  If payment isn’t received by the due date (Friday 14th June) your place will be offered to the next child on the waiting list.

Training Dates

Monday 22nd July - Friday 26th July 0930 to 1630

Course Information

Training will start at 0930 hrs with students changed and dressed to go on the water. The boats will be off the water by 1600 hrs with students able to be collected at 1630 hrs. Please ensure your child is collected promptly.  Instructors are not free to leave until all children have been collected. Instructional staff will be available from 0915.

All students must be signed in/out of HSC. An instructor will be available in the foyer to assist with this. If you already have a logbook, please bring this on day 1 and leave it with your instructor.  Please bring a packed lunch/snacks each day.

Students should have their own wetsuits and wear appropriate footwear (welly boots are not to be worn).  Students MUST be in possession of a lightweight windproof and waterproof jacket or sailing oversuit to be worn when weather conditions dictate. 

Buoyancy aids will be provided for those not having their own.  Own buoyancy aids will be checked for fit and condition.  Those whose are deemed unsuitable will be provided with a club one.

All students must be in possession of a complete change of dry clothing, shoes and towel.

Course Fee and Membership

The course fee is £200. Temporary membership is included for the duration of the course.

Full membership details are available via the "About" page of this website.

Our next RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course (age 14+) will be running across 2 evenings:

  • Monday 24th February 2020 and
  • Monday 2nd March 2020

Plus one weekend day:

  • Saturday 7th March or
  • Sunday 8th March

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. Space is limited.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to book your place.

Junior Training - Monday evenings (8 - 16 years old)

The Monday evening course is for children wanting to cover RYA Stages 1-4 plus advanced modules.

2020 Training Dates
Monday 4th May to Monday 15th June; and Monday 10th August to Monday 21st September. (17.30 - 20.30)

Returning Junior Sailors
Returning junior sailors will receive priority for places for the 2020 season. You will receive an email from the training team with forms to complete.  To confirm your place you must complete the forms and bring them to our registration evening…..

Registration Evening (for returning junior sailors only)
A Registration Evening will be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020. Parents/Guardians should attend between 19.30 – 21.00 (drop in), bringing with them the completed course application form, medical consent form and payment. 

New Junior Sailors
To request a place on the course, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving your child’s name, DOB and a brief resume of their sailing experience or qualifications. 

Registration for new junior sailors will be done on an individual basis after 18th February 2020.

Welcome Evening (for new junior sailors)
For those children allocated a place a Welcome Evening will be held on Monday 27th April 2020. Parents/Guardians should attend from 18.30 – 19.30 (drop in). There will be an opportunity for the children to have a look at the boats that are used for training and have a chat with members of the instructor team. 


Course Information
Training will start at 17.30 with students changed and dressed to go on the water. The boats will be off the water by 20.00 with students able to be collected about 20.30. Please ensure your child is collected promptly. Instructors are not free to leave until all children have been collected. Instructional staff will be available from 17.00.

All students must be signed in/out of HSC. An instructor will be available in the foyer to assist with this. Students should have their own wetsuits and wear appropriate footwear – watershoes or wetboots (welly boots are not to be worn). As a wetsuit does not provide warmth when not in the water students MUST be in possession of a lightweight windproof and waterproof jacket or sailing oversuit to be worn when weather conditions dictate.

Buoyancy aids will be provided for those not having their own. Own buoyancy aids will be checked for fit and condition. Those whose are deemed unsuitable will be provided with a club one.

All students must be in possession of a complete change of dry clothing, shoes and towel.  This is a safety consideration.  If your child gets excessively cold on the water, they will be brought ashore early to warm up and get changed. 

Course Fee and Membership
The course fee is £150. Payment can be made by cheque or BACS (Bank of Scotland, Helensburgh, 80-08-31 00433695).
Parents of children under 12 on 1st March 2020 must have membership of HSC.
Students over the age of 12 on 1st of March 2020 must take out Cadet membership if their parents are not members of HSC. Full membership details are available on this website.

See the right-hand bar for the forms to be completed.

 

Junior Training - Tuesday evenings (8 - 16 years old)

The Tuesday evening course is for children wanting to cover RYA Stages 1-4.

2020 Training Dates
Tuesday 5th May to Tuesday 16th June; and Tuesday 11th August to Tuesday 22nd September. (17.30 - 20.30)

Returning Junior Sailors
Returning junior sailors will receive priority for places for the 2020 season. You will receive an email from the training team with forms to complete.  To confirm your place you must complete the forms and bring them to our registration evening.

Registration Evening (for returning junior sailors only)
A Registration Evening will be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020. Parents/Guardians should attend between 19.30 – 21.00 (drop in), bringing with them the completed course application form, medical consent form and payment. 

New Junior Sailors
To request a place on the course, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving your child’s name, DOB and a brief resume of their sailing experience or qualifications. 

Registration for new junior sailors will be done on an individual basis after 18th February 2020.

Welcome Evening (for new junior sailors)
For those children allocated a place a Welcome Evening will be held on Monday 27th April 2020. Parents/Guardians should attend from 18.30 – 19.30 (drop in). There will be an opportunity for the children to have a look at the boats that are used for training and have a chat with members of the instructor team. 

Course Information
Training will start at 17.30 with students changed and dressed to go on the water. The boats will be off the water by 20.00 with students able to be collected about 20.30. Please ensure your child is collected promptly. Instructors are not free to leave until all children have been collected. Instructional staff will be available from 17.00.

All students must be signed in/out of HSC. An instructor will be available in the foyer to assist with this. Students should have their own wetsuits and wear appropriate footwear – watershoes or wetboots (welly boots are not to be worn). As a wetsuit does not provide warmth when not in the water students MUST be in possession of a lightweight windproof and waterproof jacket or sailing oversuit to be worn when weather conditions dictate.

Buoyancy aids will be provided for those not having their own. Own buoyancy aids will be checked for fit and condition. Those whose are deemed unsuitable will be provided with a club one.

All students must be in possession of a complete change of dry clothing, shoes and towel.  This is a safety consideration.  If your child gets excessively cold on the water, they will be brought ashore early to warm up and get changed. 

Course Fee and Membership
The course fee is £150. Payment can be made by cheque or BACS (Bank of Scotland, Helensburgh, 80-08-31 00433695).
Parents of children under 12 on 1st March 2020 must have membership of HSC.
Students over the age of 12 on 1st of March 2020 must take out Cadet membership if their parents are not members of HSC. Full membership details are available on this website.

See the right-hand bar for the forms to be completed.

 

RYA First Aid Course

This course will provide you with a basic knowledge of First Aid and is aimed at people who will be using small craft at sea. The course is equally suitable for leisure sailors and motor boaters.

DATE: Saturday 29th February 2020 

DURATION: 1 day

COST: HSC Instructor £50, HSC Member £70, Non-member £85

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and to book your place.

 

 

 

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