Ahoy there! If you've slipped your moorings, hoisted your sails and honed your skills in your Stage 3 and Youth Group and it's now time to put your abilities to the test in our Youth Group Race; the first step to take towards the podium!
Youth Group Racing
Youth Group Racing 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. Or for those who might have tried club racing and want to learn more about it.
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. By the end of the term you will have enough racing experience to take part in our Youth Race Team and be well on your way to the podium in our Youth Race Series!
So, if you have never been on a start line and are totally new to racing, or you want a confidence boost to return to Club Racing, this is for you.
Dates and How to Book
Anyone wishing to take part (including those with their own boat) must book a term at a time through the QM office. You will receive a confirmation email to confirm your spaces. Booking is open to members with RYA Stage 3 or above.
YOUTH GROUP RACING Sunday 10:00 to 12:30 (please arrive early to start getting boats ready)
- Term 1 (6wks): 28 April – 26 May
- Term 2 (6wks): 9 June – 7 July
- Term 3 (6wks): 8 Sept – 6 Oct
Price for 5 week term
- Own Boat £40
- Club Boat £95
Talk to the team on 01784 248881