Don’t miss your chance to try
dinghy sailing and windsurfing foiling all weekend at the National Watersports
Festival (NWF) with free taster sessions.
Visitors can try foiling under
expert supervision at next month’s festival (8-10 June), allowing them to
experience the thrill of foiling for themselves!
Two RS Aeros, adapted with
foils by Glide Free Design, will be used for the sessions. Spaces are limited
and allocated to visitors on a first-come first-served basis, so arrive early
to avoid disappointment.
To take part, sign up to the
dinghy and windsurfing foiling taster sessions at the RYA event trailer on the
day or you can register your
“To get the most enjoyment
from these fantastic foiling taster sessions, sailors must feel comfortable sailing a singlehander in a
force 3 to 4 and windsurfers
should be at a level where they are planing in their harness and footstraps,”
explained RYA Chief Instructor for Dinghy and Windsurfing, Amanda Van
Paul Outram, RYA Coach
Assessor and principal of ASWC (Reading) is running the dinghy sessions. He
said: “We are really excited to be running the dinghy foiling tasters at the
NWF which helps showcase the discipline of foiling. The sessions are a
fantastic way to start foiling in a safe environment and with a few pointers it
won’t be long join before you join the flight club and literally take off!”
being held at Rutland Water in the Midlands and celebrates ‘everything
watersports’ with stand up paddleboarding, kayaking and diving all on offer
along with sailing and windsurfing. There’ll also be racing, demos, live music,
local food plus camping available on site.
If you enjoy your taster session, why not book
on to the RYA’s new pilot foiling courses: RYA First Flights, Sustained Flights
or Performance Flights?