Good Season For Young Sailors Comes To A Close

sailing clubThe Junior Sailing Club’s season ended yesterday and it’s been a successful season with 39 young members enrolled and 30 children sailing regularly.

Despite the weather, members and their families turned out for the ‘pack down’ when the boats are stowed away for the winter.

Each child received their levels certificate and Sean Gilbert was awarded the Instructors’ Trophy’ for 2014 to recognise his sailing effort and skills improvement but also for his positive attitude and helpfulness around the club.

Eight instructors – Richard Mills, Ian Sibley, Will Streeter, Carol Shave, Steve Mapplethorpe, James Fletcher, Fran Clark and Hannah Sibley – give their time freely to keep the club running.

Club member Ce Hicks says parents are grateful to the coaches and the children and are looking forward to next year.