Skandia Sail For Gold – Watersports Taster Sessions

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Creative Solutions are event managers for the RYA Watersports Taster Sessions which are being provided by several local watersports providers at the Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta being held at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Portland 9th – 14th August 2010.

So if you have ever fancied having a go at;

Windsurfing | Paddleboarding | Sea Kayaking | Keelboat Sailing | Dinghy Sailing | Powerboat Driving | Model Boat Sailing | Beach Casting

Then this is the chance for you to have a go at heavily subsidised prices (mostly £10 per session) or in some instances at no cost, check out the details below for taster events dates, timings and booking details.

Please book directly with each provider and it is advisable to book in advance as spaces on the day might be limited.

Quote this code when making bookings: SSFG2010

SailLaser TrySail
Monday 9th | Tuesday 10th | Wednesday 11th | 5.30pm – 7.30pm
You will be going out with a qualified RYA Dinghy Instructor
All you need to bring with you is some clothing and footwear
Booking essential
Costs: £5 for children under 16, £10 for a single adult or £20 for a family of up to four
Contact: SailLaser 0845 337 3214

Powerkite Lessons
Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre are offering powerkite lessons
This lesson is FREE and will teach you the basics on how to use a powerkite.
Powerkite Lessons Wednesday 11th August 10.30am – 4pm
Advanced booking is advisable
Telephone 01305 824797
Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre, Victoria Square, Portland, DT5 1AL

Try Keelboat Sailing
rovider: Weymouth Charters – Tuesday 10th August 1030 – 1600hrs
Weymouth Charters are providing a 33ft Yacht for 1hr taster sessions where you will be given a chance to learn how to tack and gybe a keelboat.
To book your session please call Weymouth Charters on 01305 832512

Sea Kayaking Taster Session
Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Secondwind Watersports, situated at Overcome Beach, Preston, Weymouth and Osprey Quay Portland.
Taster sessions are available for 1 hr at a cost of £10 per person.
Booking is advisable CALL 01305 835301 or 01305 834951

Give Windsurfing a Go!
The Official Test Centre, Osprey Quay, Portland are providing taster sessions.
Cost £10 per 1 ½ hrs session Wednesday 11th | Thursday 12th | Friday 13th | 1030am – 4pm
Booking essential Tel: 0121 288 9965

Try Model Boat Racing
Provider: Model Yachting Association
Try model boat racing will be held on Saturday 14th August 10.30am – 4pm
There is no need to book for this FREE of charge event on a first come first served basis.

Learn to Shore Cast
Moonfleet Angling are providing an introduction to beach casting.
Aimed at learning beach casting technique’s in readiness for your first sea fishing outing.
All equipment is supplied.
Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Free of charge
Booking advisable telephone 01935 471005

Try a Powerboat
Provider: Quality Time Training, Osprey Quay, Portland
8 metre RIB – ‘Blue Jacket’
You will be accompanied by a professional skipper who can take you through some basic boat handling and rules.Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Cost £10 for around 1 hr on the water
Booking is advisable – telephone 01305 861250

If you would like to chat about any of the above then please give me a call

See you down at the Quay

Roy Griffiths