Youth Sailing

Weir Wood Sailing Club is a members club with 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.

Club members aged between 8 and 17 can attend organised youth activities on Saturday afternoons from late April until late July and from September to the end of October. Members may use their own boats or hire a club boat in advance.

Non members can take part in the the Beginners group in order to complete RYA Stage 1 (typically 4 session) or if more experienced can register for up to 2 taster session with either Youth Sailing or Race Coaching. After which they must become members of WWSC to continue.

Beginners

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For those new to sailing who the group teachs the basics of sailing in Picos or Optimists dinghys.

Demand for this group is normally very high so it is advised to book well in advance.

Youth Sailing

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Aimed at developing general sailing skills in line with the RYA scheme. Sessions will be single handed in Toppers, Picos, Optimists or Fevas.

Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked.

Race Coaching

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For experienced members focusing around developing racing skills. Open to Laser, Topper and Optimist Sailors.

Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked.

Contacts: Training and Development

PositionName Email  
Training Principal
Tim Taylor Send A Message 
Chief Powerboat Instructor
Powerboat Send A Message 
Chief Sailing Instructor
Tim Taylor Send A Message 
Chief Race Coach
Chris Hopkins Send A Message