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Medway Yacht Club - Open Day as part of RYA Push The Boat Out
Sat 20 May 2017, 09:30 – 15:00 BST
Club open day as part of RYA Push the Boat Out
Come and try sailing at Medway Yacht Club - All welcome
Saturday 20 May
From 09:30 to 15:30
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family?
Taster sessions in dinghies, keel boats and cruisers.
Experience the sport of sailing with an experienced helmsman to keep you safe. See how a boat sails and turns around.
If the wind is light or you’re in a more stable steady boat then you’ll only get a few splashes! However if you’re in a boat that’s closer to the water, you may get wet.Bouyancy aid provided but please bring a change of clothes and only wear clothing you are happy to get wet.
Sailing has everything, from being a sociable relaxing experience to a high adrenaline, high action sport. Experience the adrenaline buzz of flying across the water in a small dinghy, you can sail with others or on your own, do it competitively or potter about and just enjoy the gentle escape of being outside in the elements.
Sailing is also one of Britain’s most successful Olympic medal winning sports and one of the most accessible sports for people with a disability.
Sharkbait photography by Richard Janulewicz