Reading SC, on
banks of the Thames, will be opening up its doors on Saturday 11th
May to welcome families, friends and individuals of all abilities to come and
experience the thrill of an outing on the water
Reading SC will be running taster
sessions in a two man dinghy and visitors will be accompanied by an experienced
helm, Children can also enjoy taster sessions in the children’s favourite
dinghy, the Optimist, all, of course, under close supervision.
will be provided, but the club suggests bringing a change of footwear and a waterproof
jacket if the weather is wet. There will also be a display of model yachting.
Refreshments will be
You can head
to the RYA website
to find contact information and details of the day’s itinerary for the club.
Ask the club for full details of the
sessions or simply turn up to have a go.
You can also
visit the club website.
RYA Programmes Manager, Michelle
Gent commented: “We are delighted that for the second year running, Push the
Boat Out will be returning for the whole of May. Open days are a
fantastic day out for the whole family and a brilliant opportunity to have a go
at some on-the-water activity. Many venues will also be organising tea,
cake and barbeques so it’s a real opportunity to appreciate the club
hospitality and get stuck in.
“Whether you’re a beginner or a
seasoned sailor looking for a way back in, there will be something for everyone
- find out what’s going on in
your local area and get involved."
Last year a whopping 39,000 people
‘pushed the boat out’ at over 500 sailing and windsurfing taster sessions
throughout the UK.
Find all the details for your nearest
Push The Boat Out event.