Windsurfing

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The Phoenix Outdoor Centre has a fleet of Rio Armor Tech boards with Tushingham rigs in a range of sizes and offers a youth windsurfing “Learn to Windsurf” course linked to the RYA Stage 1 / 2 of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme and “RYA Start Windsurfing” of the National Windsurfing Scheme for adults. For more details and costings download our Centre Activities Price List 2017. We can also tailor sessions to suit schools and colleges – scroll down to the bottom of the page for details.


STARTER SESSIONS – KAYAKING ~ SAILING ~ WINDSURFING

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The Phoenix Canoe Club and Outdoor Centre in association with Royal Yachting Association “Push the Boat Out” & British Canoeing “National Go Canoeing Week”, are running a weekend of “Starter Sessions” in Kayaking, Sailing and Windsurfing on 13th, 16th, 18th and 21st May 2017 for anyone from age 9-99.

Download a printer friendly version: Phoenix Push the Boat Out 2017 advert

Saturday 13th May 2017                Sunday 21st May 2017

Session 1 – 10.00–11.30am          Session 1 – 10.00–11.30am

Session 2 – 12.00 – 1.30pm         Session 2 – 12.00–1.30pm

Session 3 – 2.00 – 3.30pm          Session 3 – 2.00–3.30pm

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – 7.00 – 8.30pm

Thursday 18th May 2017 – 7.00 – 8.30pm

The cost for the session is £10 per person for kayaking, sailing or windsurfing, which is refundable if you sign up for a Phoenix introductory course. All sessions must be pre-booked and paid for online.

Please arrive 20 minutes before the session starts to book in and get changed. Allow at least 20 minutes after the session as well.

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:

  • T shirt or sweat shirt
  • Shorts or tracksuit trousers
  • Old trainers, sandals or wetsuit boots
  • Hat / suntan lotion if sunny
  • Towel
  • Dry clothes to go home in
  • Money for drinks / snacks
  • WebCollect printed booking voucher

We will supply dinghy or windsurfer, kayak and paddles plus cagoule and buoyancy aid. You will be in a coached group for the whole session.

For more information contact:

mark@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk – Sailsport

phil@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk – Kayaking

Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (parents can be on or off the water)  Spaces are limited – first come, first served.

Book onto a Starter Session here:

Kayak, Sail, Windsurf Starter Sessions 2017


YOUTH COURSES

Youth Windsurfing courses for the public are run through Camp Phoenix school holiday sessions. You can find out more by downloading the Camp Phoenix 2017 flyer or book a course by clicking here.


ADULT COURSES

RYA Windsurfing Level 1

Our RYA Start Windsurfing course is ideal for complete beginners.  The syllabus teaches you the basics of windsurfing using the right equipment. At the end of the course you will be able to sail to a chosen point on the water and return to where you started from in light winds.  After the course, you can join in the adult supervised windsurfing sessions on a Thursday evening (Easter to October) or we can link you up to the Welsh Harp Sailing Club windsurfing section to continue with racing or recreational windsurfing.

Course A – Weekend 17th and 18th June 2017 – Sat – 10.00am to 5.00pm / Sun – 11.00am to 5.00pm – £125

Course B – Weekend 23th and 24th September 2017 – Sat – 10.00am to 5.00pm / Sun – 11.00am to 5.00pm – £125

For details of all our Adult courses, see Adult Courses 2017 flyer

To book onto the course, click on the blue button:
RYA Windsurfing Level 1


SCHOOLS, GROUPS & COLLEGES

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“Schools & Colleges RYA Youth Windsurfing Stage 1” This course is based on 3 x 2hr sessions for up to 6 students to 1 instructor. At the end of this introductory course, you will have a basic understanding of how a windsurfer sails and some experience of steering and tacking the board. The cost of the course includes the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Logbook and Stage 1 Certification. We would recommend the purchase of the RYA book “Go Windsurfing” for ages 7-12, as supplementary reading for the course.

“Schools & Colleges RYA Youth Windsurfing Stage 2” This course is based on 3 x 2hr sessions for up to 6 students. At the end of Stage 2, you will have a range practical skills and background knowledge on your quest to become a confident windsurfer. The cost of the course includes the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Certification. We would recommend the purchase of the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Logbook G11 (you should already have this from the “RYA Stage 1” course) and RYA book “Go Windsurfing” for ages 7-12, as supplementary reading for the course.

Download our Schools and Groups Price List 2017 or for more details and bookings contact:

Centre Activities Manager – Mark Underwood – 07854 655 968 / mark@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk

Centre Organiser – Phil Atkinson – 07837 585798 / phil@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk

 

 

 

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