Below you will find our 2019 dinghy sailing and training programme. You can see all session dates including training, social sailing, junior evenings and racing series. We look forward to seeing as many of our sailors out on the water having some fun!
Please check our site regularly as we will be posting information on training talks, courses, picnic cruises, crewing opportunities, sailing suppers and loads more..
Message from our Vice Commodore – Jan Hester
‘Welcome to our 2019 sailing programme.
We have tried hard to pack in as much as possible and feel that there is something for everyone going forwards into our new season. Whether it is racing, training, social sailing, crewing, picnic cruises or volunteer training there will be plenty going on this year.
Firstly, we will kick start our season off with planned weekly talks in our top clubhouse. These are designed for sailors, volunteers or interested parties and will run from early February.
We will be running sailing sessions on a Tuesday and Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoons.
Our main Club Racing night will be on a Tuesday and we have four series: Spring, Early and Late Summer and Autumn series. We also have a number of trophy races scattered over the year. We are hoping all our ‘racers’ and keen sailors will be down prompt so we can get out on the water asap for a full evening of racing. Weather permitting a much larger course will be set!
There will be plenty of social sessions with some run alongside improver training as well as crewing opportunities. Remember that you are not obliged to race, and any sailor whatever your level will be able to get out on the water during any session.
We launch our Rediscover Sailing sessions over four Saturdays from 30th March. This is aimed at all sailors who would like a reminder on the basics of sailing before the club season starts and provides an opportunity to sail with our more experienced sailors and instructors. Boat hire fee only.
There will also be monthly Saturday afternoon Improver Clinics where racing techniques, how to use spinnakers, and how to trapeze are amongst the topics to be covered. Charge £6 to include boat hire fee.
I would like to highlight that we have added some Social Sails with BBQ in the programme this year. The plan is to have a sail and then light up the BBQ on 9th June, 10th August, 21st September. We also have two social Picnic Cruises planned for 20th July and 31st August.
Friday night is fun night! We continue our OnBoard junior training for new and existing juniors using these weekly sessions to gain a new or higher RYA Junior qualification. We also encourage our adult sailors to come down Friday’s to enjoy a social sail or use the on-water time to work on any improvements to your sailing.
Our training programme will run from early February and will include: refresher training in Beach Master, Registration, Radio and Race Officer at the top clubhouse. We will also have a first aid training course in March as well as powerboat courses, safety boat techniques and dinghy training courses from April.
We feel that 2019 will be a great year for sailing at BCSC. We want to offer you, our members, the very best programme giving ample opportunity to learn, socialise or race.
Please feel free to contact me if you require further information but hope to see you down at Oddicombe very soon.’
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