New sailing season begins

The new 2017 sailing programme gets underway this weekend (11/12 March) with the first of the season’s Saturday races. The Warm-up Series will start at 2.30 pm with a second race scheduled for 3.30 pm.
The Warm-up Series will continue on Sunday with a 1.00 pm start as usual.
The forecast looks reasonable, so a great opportunity to get your boat out on the water.

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Working Party – 5 March

The Working Party on Sunday 5th March was a great success with a good turn out from members in less than ideal conditions. There was much cleaning, tidying and chopping and the club looks a lot better for it. There are still some more jobs to do so the plan is to do a couple more sessions before the club’s Open Day on 20th May.
Thanks again to everyone who managed to come along.

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SWSC receives RYA Champion Club status

SWSC_youth sailingWe’re thrilled that SWSC has received Royal Yachting Association Champion Club status.
The scheme, which means Scammonden has a “Centre of Excellence” status for junior race training and racing, validates what our Saturday Club is doing in encouraging new people to sailing and developing young sailors.
For many years the emphasis for our Training Centre has been to introduce new people to sailing and racing and develop their skills as competitive racers. We’re delighted the RYA supports what we are doing in awarding us with Champion Club status.
SWSC would like to thank all volunteers who contribute to the success of the Saturday Club and thank our new and young sailors who are doing brilliantly on the water.

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RYA OnBoard status awarded to SWSC

Onboard logoSWSC has just been awarded the Royal Yachting Association’s OnBoard status. Read the full story.

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