With 2021 marked as the year of the staycation, there’s never been a better time to find your local sailing venue, get out on the water and #DiscoverSailing.

Buzz Active in Eastbourne will offer junior taster lessons in sailing or windsurfing every Sunday afternoon between 14:00 to 16:00 from 18 April to 29 August. A two hour group session costs £20.50.

Over in Riverhead, near Sevenoaks, Chipstead Sailing Club invites you to Discover Sailing through a free one hour dinghy sailing experience with a qualified instructor in a Covid compliant environment on Monday 3 May from 10:30 to 16:30. Find out more and register

Lancing Sailing Club is holding a free Discover Sailing day on 22 May from 10:30 to 15:00

Near Eastbourne Pevensey Bay Sailing Club invites you to come along and try a sail on a dinghy and look round its facilities on 1 May from 11:00 to mid afternoon There’s no need to book, and if you want to go sailing take along wet weather gear / change of clothing. The club will supply buoyancy aids.

Whitstable Yacht Club asks are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, join their Discover Sailing day on 7 August. Taster experiences run between 1pm and 4.30pm and should be booked in advance by emailing training@wyc.org.uk.

The events are open to anyone over 6 years old at Buzz Active and anyone over 8 at Chipstead, Pevensey Bay and Whitstable.

Find out more about Discover Sailing