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What does Sailing offer

The information listed here is intended to help Leaders who would like to arrange Sailing for their section. It also has information for Leaders/Adults who would like to get involved with this activity. 

• Do you want to do something different?
• Do you want to learn to sail a dingy?
• Do you want to get your Sailing Staged Activity Badges?
• Do you want an adventure?

Our Scout Sailing Centre based at Carsington Water Sailing Club can provide opportunities for you to try sailing. We run a variety of sessions across the summer months. These include:
Taster sessions are run by qualified supervisor and are designed to offer young people a new fun experience and contribute towards the scout badge scheme
Courses provide a more in-depth sailing experience over 6 sessions and can lead to an RYA qualification (subject to successful completion). 

Be Prepared for Sailing Activity

To help you prepare for this activity, here is a short list of things you may need to bring/wear or prepare for, before you turn up for your activity:
• Click here to view our downloads and the open the kit list PDF we have prepared for this activity.

Location and Costs for Sailing

Click here to view the current Sailing prices and to check availability. 

Contact and frequently asked questions

Question Answer
How can I arrange Sailing for my section? How do I book this?

Click here to contact the Sailing team bookings coordinator.

How do I contact the Sailing SASU to ask them any questions or ask how I can get involved? Click here to contact the Sailing SASU.
I've got a technical question about Sailing, who should I contact for advice and support? Click here to contact the County Sailing advisor. They will be able to help you with any technical or Scouting related questions.
Where can I find out the current fact sheets and Scouting policies, relating to Sailing?

Scouting UK has published lots of useful information. 
Click here to see the latest information relating to boat checks.
Click here to see the latest POR and factsheets, relating to dinghy Sailing.
Click here to see the latest POR and factsheets relating to keelboating.
Click here to see the latest guidance relating to safety boats.
Click here to see the latest POR and factsheets relating to yachting.
Click here to see the latest information relating to Water safety (waterborne diseases and immersion).
Click here to see the latest information relating to Water safety (incorporating lifejackets and buoyancy aids).
Alternatively click here for the full list of Activities and select the one you would like.

What is the National Governing Body (NGB) for Sailing?

Sailing GB. Click here to visit their web site.

Events Sailing Team supports

Peak Camp

Additional Information

Click here for images and reviews from recent sailing sessions as well as other information

Jean Roulinson, Mike Stoker, Joe ScurrahSailing Team

Sections supported

Adults / Leaders