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Junior Programme Overview

Junior Programme Overview

2023 promises to be a busy year, with plenty of opportunities to learn to sail, as well as regular race training and increased opportunities for junior racing.

RYA Courses

There are two 3-day RYA courses scheduled. The first from 1 June - 3 June covering RYA Youth Stages 1-2 and the second from 29-31 August cover RYA Youth Stages 1-4 and Racing. Please see the RYA Training page for details.

Junior Week

This is the highlight of the junior programme and will be run in two Parts - Part 1 from 13 to 16 August and Part 2 from 18 to 21 August. Junior Week is not suitable for beginners - to take part you must already be able to rig your boat, launch it and sail to East Head and back unaided in moderate conditions. See our Junior Week page for details.

Weekend Oppie & Topper Club

This will run on most weekends with good tides from May until September. Last year saw a group of toppers join the oppies with the introduction of three groups sailing at different levels. Group 1 catering for competent RYA Stage 1 Oppie sailors, Group 2 for more experienced sailors learning to race, and Group 3 competent sailors wanting some coached fun and competitive racing and the opportunity for the topper racers to join in club sprint races. Please see the Oppie & Topper Club page for more details.

After School Sailing for Local Children

Term time after school sailing for West Wittering school pupils will be available in the summer term on 11-12 May, 25-26 May and 8-9 June. The aim of these sessions is to introduce children attending our village school to sailing and encourage local families to get involved in sailing at WWSC, hopefully ultimately becoming active members of the club. Parents of children at the school will be able to apply via the school.

Any queries, please email Jen Watkins ( Parents of juniors taking part in Club training will need to have completed a 2023 Consent Form. You only need to do this once per season for each junior and will receive a link to the Form on booking.

Last updated 22:24 on 22 August 2023

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