Weir Wood Sailing Club has a long tradition of introducing children and young people to sailing. Our aim is to introduce children and young people to the sport of sailing in a safe, controlled but fun environment.
As an RYA Accredited Champion Club, we have a mission to nurture talented young sailors and help them progress towards the higher levels of the sport. Our courses are available to all but we do expect participants to take up membership of the club. This can be either as a Cadet member, which is a nominal fee or preferably as part of a family membership with their parents.
We pride ourselves on helping our youngsters develop their life skills with many becoming instructors.
Weir Wood is an RYA Champion Club in recognition of this work. Our members attend championships and open events around the country, often travelling as a group to ease the logistics and to add to the social side. For competent sailors wanting to develop racing skill we have a Saturday Optimist Club for the younger sailor and Saturday Youth for older youth sailors.
Finally for those who want to develop general sailing skills through the RYA youth programme we have a very popular Youth Group sailing on Sunday afternoons.
If you want to find out more about any aspects of the youth programme