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Website last updated 5th April 2021

SAILING RESUMES
All sailing club activities including racing can now restart however we are still required to follow the COVID guidelines below until further notice

RYA Training

Due to COVID social distancing restrictions there will be no RYA training offered this year

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Sun shining, blue skies, a balmy 16 degrees and 10 mph winds, who could have asked for more on the first day of sailing of the 2021 season. After prepping the RIB, cleaning the mud off the slipway and a myriad other tasks we were ready for the first proper day of racing for more than a year. A great turnout with 9 boats on the water and some great racing whilst we all tried to remember how to sail. 3 races made up the challenge and Simon stormed to victory winning two of the races.

Easter Egg Race 1
1st - Simon - Streaker
2nd - David Y - Heron
3rd - Keith - Comet

Easter Egg Race 2
1st - Keith - Comet
2nd - David - Heron
3rd - Ralph - Solo

Easter Egg Race 3
1st - Simon - Streaker
2nd - Steve - Comet
3rd - Ralph - Solo

So the final days results were
1st - Simon
2nd - Ralph
3rd - Steve

Special thanks to Helen for taking on the resposibilities of OOD and Keith for manning the safety boat.

 Stand Up Paddleboarding

For those wanting to find out about stand up paddleboarding please contact James at www.witteringsup.co.uk or ring his mobile on 07850 938 255

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Fun sailing on the river

Arden Sailing Club is a thriving club which has enjoyed many years of fun on the river Avon at Defford, near Pershore. There is organised dinghy racing on Wednesday evenings and Sundays during the summer along with many social events throughout the year. The club is an RYA approved training centre. We have a small fleet of club boats available and give friendly advice to new members encouraging them to take to the water in the improvers or full race programme or, of course, just for fun.

COMING UP

Sunday 4th April 2021
3 Easter races with prizes
1100 on site
1st race at 1200
2nd race at 1330
3rd race at 1530
Exact race times may be adjusted


Request to Officers of the Day.
This year to try and keep track of each race series as we go a long and so that everyone can see how they are doing I will provide a printed sheet for each series that will be placed on the board in the starters hut. I would ask that the OOD on the day fills in the results on the sheet. In the case of the Pursuit and Handicap series the sheet will also act as the record of the revised handicaps for the next leg of the series.
Ralph Evans - Sailing Secretary

Could I also request that you email me a picture of the race result scoresheet and write a one paragraph summary of racing with two pictures so that I can publish it on the website.
Steve Ryder

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Arden Sailing Club 
Bourne Road
Defford
Worcester
WR8 9BS

To find us:
Go through the Revill’s Farm Shop car park and follow the dirt track to the right of the main building

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RYA Dinghy Training Level 1

RYA Dinghy Training Level 2

Powerboat Training

Safety Boat Training

Interview with Keith Stevens for the Worcester News
The Open Day mentioned in the video (17th June) is not relevant this year but check out the date of this years Open Day in the Sailing Programme tab above


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Contact

Keith Stevens

01684 833061

Training

training@ardensc.org.uk

Membership 

secretary@ardensc.org.uk