Snettisham Beach Sailing Club
You are here:  Sailing and Powerboat Courses  >  Wednesday Club

Wednesday Club

We are keen to help our young sailors progress and enjoy their sailing.  This season Wednesday night racing will have an element of on and off the water coaching for all sailors.  We are keen to encourage parents to get invoved on Wednesday evenings by assisting with running the races - flags/whistles/recording results too. 

 

If the weather means that we are unable to sail on a Wednesday evening, please still come along, the bar will be open and there will be some coaching or other activity for the sailors.

The racing is usually on the pit but in future weeks there will be sea racing when tides permit.

 

Wednesday Club is free for our junior members who want to improve their sailing. If you don't have your own boat but would like to take part in Wednesday club you can hire a club topper or oppie for £5 per session.  Please complete a boat hire booking form and arrive in time to get kit out and rig the boat ready for the session.

Every Wednesday from May 2nd to August 29th we sail on the lake or if there is water, on the tide.

There is an opportunity for all members enjoy social sailing programmed in on some Wednesdays (when the tide allows, alongside junior Wednesday Club) A safety boat will be afloat to keep an eye on you and help if required.  

The bar is open each week for parents / members who want to come along and watch the juniors or just enjoy a drink.


Wed Club Groups:


The groups are led by qualified RYA Instructors, who will teach in an fun and informative way, building week on week on the skills you already have.

    Bronze & Silver Group. This group is ideal for juniors who have completed their RYA Stage 2 or sail a confident triangle and want to progress onto the next level in a fun group environment - this is not suitable for beginners, please join one of the OnBoard Clubs or book an RYA course to learn to sail.

     

    Gold & Start Racing. This group is for those who are not quite sure of the rules but want to have a go at club racing or further their sailing skills.  

    Not suitable for experienced juniors who race regularly.

    Wednesday Club Booking Form

    Experienced Racers. If you are a regular racer you will be too experienced to join in the Wednesday Club tuition but will still receive some race coaching during these sessions. Please see the Sailing Programme for full details of Wednesday and other youth racing. The Topper Race Club Series will be run by the juniors, with everyone taking a turn as Race Officer and Assistant with the support of parents.

     

    Jane Ellison: Chief Dinghy & Power Instructor
    email:  courses.snet@gmail.com  or Tel: 07938 190 846