Ahoy there! If you've slipped your moorings, hoisted your sails and honed your skills in your Stage 3 and Sea Badgers and it's now time to put your abilities to the test in Ospreys the first step to take towards the podium!
Youth Group Ospreys
Youth Group Ospreys takes place on Sunday mornings (10:00-12:30 however please arrive at 9.30 to start getting boats ready) and will introduce the basic skills and concepts behind racing in a fun and relaxed environment. Through on and off-water lessons, exercises and games you will gain confidence and new abilities to help you zoom your way around a race course.
These sessions are for those who have not raced or have very little racing experience. If you have previous racing experience, you may be more suited to QM Race Squad.
A typical session starts at 10:00 rigged and ready to go with a briefing and overview of the morning's focus. The sessions will be a mix of theory, rigging and racing, ending at 12:30. The on-water training will take place away from club racing to give space and time to learn the basics. After attending enough ospreys sessions, you will have enough racing experience to take part in QM Race Squad and be well on your way to the podium!
So, if you have never been on a start line and are totally new to racing, this is for you.
How to book:
Join as a select member
This option is for you if you are at RYA Stage 2 or above and want access to all the activities listed below and we'll also chuck in boat hire outside of the sessions. A great option to start progressing in either general sailing or racing.
Cost: £35 per month all inclusive
Join as a Standard Junior member
Have you already got your own boat? You'll want to join us as a standard member, but you can also pay a small premium to get full access to all the below activities - an easy way to make friends and sail with like minded kids.
Book as a non-member
It is possible to book as a non-member at the prices listed below, however, the cost of one session is equivalent to the monthly cost of joining as a member. Therefore, we hope you'll join us as a member to gain access to all activities and make good use of the club facilities.