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Gybe Club + Sailing Academy

Junior Gybe Club - 

Gybe club – is our regular Saturday morning fun youth sailing club for 10 to 16 year olds. During each session Gybers’ will practice sailing skills from any of the 4 Stages of the Youth Scheme, but most importantly you will be encouraged by our trained RYA coaches and support team to have safe fun whilst afloat. Each session will be designed to fit with the sailing experience you have, level of sailor you are, and what the weather is doing.
 
You’ll be able to tick off sailing skills within Stages 1 to 4 of the RYA Youth Scheme at any of these Gybe club sessions or at one of the monthly special RYA youth events where we concentrate on RYA youth level certificates.
 
We have a limited number of club boats available for use during the Gybe sessions - ideally we recommend that you look to buy yourself a reasonably priced boat, second hand is fine. Toppers or RS Feva's are preferred for 14+ group but this can depend on sailing experience. Toppers are used in our starter age group 10+ (contact the centre principal via email at training@lossc.org.uk if you would like to know more about a boat)

 

Sailing Academy

This is for sailors who’ve gone through all the RYA stages and looking to try racing. It’s at the same time as Gybe Club and costs the same, but the aim of the Sailing Academy is to take your sailing to the next level. That means more advanced boat handling, spinnaker work, making the boat go faster and racing. Nic Allen will lead this with some of our expert instructors and advanced sailors. This is a fantastic opportunity to improve your sailing in a supportive, friendly environment. Book your place on the website.

We meet on Saturday mornings between 10.00 – 13.00 on the following days during 2017; See below for registration info

 

Gybe Club Calandar - Look for our new Thursday evening Summer Gybe club sessions!

Date

Activity

29 April

Welcome back to Gybe and our new Academy sessions - shake out session

06 May

RYA Youth stage  plus Academy

13 May

RYA Youth Stage plus Academy

20 May

Gybe Cruise

27 May

Gosport Marine Festival - no official gybe session this week

03 June

RYA Training plus Academy 

10 June

Motor Boat Challenge plus Academy

17 June

RYA Training plus academy 

24 June

Gybe wet and wild watersports - fun and games afloat

01 July

RYA Youth Stage plus Academy

08 July

Gybe cruise 2 

15 July 

Spare day - TBC 

 

Summer Holiday break

09September

RYA Youth Stages plus Academy

16 September

Gybe does Barts bash

23 September

Last Gybe fun regatta 

07 October

Gybe awards party

 

NEW for 2017 - Go Sailing and Start Racing programmes for loads more great ways to keep sailing this year for youngsters 

Try a sail sessions

We also run ‘come and try it’ session. These sessions are aimed at people who are new to sailing and would like to have a go. These sessions are FREE and open to members and nonmembers alike. Please let us know you are interested in coming along to one of these sessions by registering online – this will help ensure we are ready for you. You will need some warm clothes, you won’t mind getting wet but bring a change of clothes in case you do.

In order to ensure we are ready to offer you the best possible chance to get afloat and to ensure your safety and enjoyment, places are limited. Please register here and we will confirm your place by email before the event

Cost: Gybe Club sessions costs £55 (Note: a 2nd child costs £45) plus either cadet membership (£25) or linked to an appropriate adult membership. .
 
If you have any questions about Gybe Club, joining, participating, what to wear etc, please review the Gybe Club FAQ from the side menu, if you still have questions, please "click here" to mail the training principle directly.
 

To Register for training at LOSSC - Please select "Course Registrations" from the left hand navigation menu.