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Sailing high performance (Age 10-16)

Summer courses will be made live during the week of 7th June 2021.

We have no capacity to operate waiting lists.

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Please read the latest version of our Terms and conditions carefully before proceeding with any bookings 

Cost: £350 (including t-shirt)

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  • For ages 10-16
  • Open to those who have already gained RYA Stage 4 or higher
  • High Performance sailing team t-shirt included
  • Limited weeks only

For people who have successfully completed Stage 4 certificate in sailing. This course concentrates on the top end of the youth sailing scheme. Sailing with spinnakers, seamanship skills, racing and high performance could be covered, depending on what is appropriate for the weather.

A demanding course for the individual who wants to push themselves.

Course times

10am-4pm

 

What to bring and other important information

 

If you would like to give the participant permission to sign out and make their own way home alone please email us Wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk with their full name and name of course . 

  • At least two changes of clothes suitable for the weather conditions (no jeans), include a waterproof jacket and hat
  • Old trainers needed for the water (something secure, not crocs, flip flops or wellington boots)
  • Packed lunch including drink (you cannot go offsite during the course to buy lunch)
  • Towel and Sun protection
  • If you have a wetsuit bring it, if not, not to worry
  • If you have a log book please bring it with you at the start of the week (we do sell them at the Centre £7.50 not on the first or last days of the course)
  • All participants need to arrive ready changed in suitable clothes for the weather conditions, having already visited the toilet and washed their hands. The toilets in the Watersports Centre building will only be available for participants at the end of their sessions.
  • Please arrive no more than 5 minutes before your scheduled session time, registration will take place outside of the centre.
  • Only the participant (and guardian(s) for those under 18) can enter the Watersports Centre operational area, all spectators are welcome to watch from the public benches.
  • Access to inside the building will be limited (eg changing room and shower facilities). 
  • The centre reserves the right to alter the activity based on weather or safety concerns on the day.
  • It is the participants responsibility if they have been in contact with a confirmed Covid-19 case to self-isolate as recommended by the government, current guidance for current guidance.
  • We have undertaken new protocols to mitigate the risks of Covid-19 at the Centre, but all participants (and guardians/bookers for those under 18) must take responsibility for the decision to take on the risk of attending.

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Where to go

Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre
Home Park Road
Wimbledon
SW19 7HX

We recommend using public transport to get here.

Driving

Sat nav post code SW18 5NW takes you to McCluskey's newsagents, on the corner of Revelstoke Road and Elsenham Street, just outside the park.

There is a small pay-and-display car park by Revelstoke Road, but it is often full.

Free car parking is also available at the Wimbledon Park Road entrance (sat nav SW19 6PE). It is a slightly longer walk across the grass to the Watersports Centre.

For more details email wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk

During the Wimbledon Tennis Championships there is no vehicle access to Wimbledon Park for dropping off and collecting. These parking restrictions may be enforced before the start and after the end date of the championships. Please check the All England Lawn Tennis website for specific traffic restrictions.