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Push the Boat Out - Free Taster Sessions

May 2, 2017

If you have ever fancied the idea of sailing, now could be the time to give it a go.

Award-winning Ullswater Yacht Club is holding free taster sessions for all on Saturday, May 20, as part of the Royal Yachting Association’s Push the Boat Out campaign. You will be welcome to try your hand at sailing a dinghy under the friendly expert guidance of a qualified RYA sailing instructor from the club’s Ullswater Sailing School.

Sessions will last about an hour and you can come along to the club between1pm and 5pm.

There are Push the Boat Out goodies on offer and when you have completed your session you will receive a special RYA certificate. The sessions are completely free, the club will provide buoyancy aids and helmets - all you need is warm clothing, waterproofs and shoes you don’t mind getting wet. The taster sessions are for all ages, from eight to 80+, or younger with parents or guardians, family groups are most welcome.

Ullswater Yacht Club is the winner of two ‘Club of the Year 2017’ awards - named the best in the country by readers of Yachts & Yachting magazine and also honoured as RYA Club of the Year at the Dinghy Show in London in March.

The club is on the eastern shore of the lake around three miles from Pooley Bridge. It has stunning views of the lake, changing facilities and a clubhouse with galley for hot meals and refreshments.

Please pre-book, for details and to book, contact 07900855812, email sdo@ullswateryachtclub.org

UYC, Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2NA, www.ullswateryachtclub.org

To find out about other clubs taking part across the County, please see the RYA website: www.rya.org.uk