Congratulations to all 12 junior sailors who achieved their RYA Stage 1 and Stage 2 awards, and to the 9 adults who gained their RYA Level 1 qualification over the Bank Holiday weekend. We hope to see you all out on the water over the next few weeks, putting all you have learnt into practice. A big well done too, goes to Jamie Kerslake, who was presented with the Assistant Instructor award. Afterwards
Published 17:01 on 30 May 2017
This year's edition of the annual Safety Advisory Notice from the RYA covers the right choice of ropes, clipping on, use of helmets, carbon monoxide poisoning and cold water shock. Worth a quick read - you can see it by clicking here
Published 16:00 on 29 May 2017
Have you got a safety boat duty this season? Don't forget to come along to a familiarisation session ahead of your duty - these 2 hour sessions will make sure you know how to fuel up, launch, drive and recover the boats safely. Programmes run on the first Thursday evening each month and you need to book on the course via the website (it's free but we have a maximum number we can
Published 07:21 on 25 May 2017
WOW! £526 raised, and a fantastic array of prizes handed out. Paul and Helen were very touched by the support shown and have asked us to pass on their thanks. Watch out for Dennis, who will no doubt be busy practising driving his remote controlled Volvo XC90 at the club soon!
Published 08:01 on 7 May 2017
Iain King, Clair Ranns and Lynn Morris on gaining their Level 2 RYA Dinghy certificates, and to Harvey Walker, Matthew and Ollie Tindley on gaining their Stage 3 RYA Dinghy certificates. Well done!
Published 07:58 on 7 May 2017
Members have been asking when the RSC weather station will be back online. Well, the wait is over. You can now access the weather data live (15 min intervals) via this link - weather.ripon-sc.org.uk We hope to have the data screens in the club up and running in the next few weeks.
Published 21:16 on 3 May 2017
Our new early season coaching sessions with Race Coach Bernard Clark, now named 'BANTER' (Beer And Nattering on Thursday Evenings about Racing) got underway on Thursday 27 April and will run for a further 3 weeks. The first session was land based and the team enjoyed a session which covered race prep, including the need for both boat and helm/crew to be race fit, starting sequences and the importance of being 'on the line'.
Published 09:47 on 28 Apr 2017
Adult Level 2, Children's Stage 3 Courses, 29 th April, 1 st & 6 th May Places are still available on these 2 courses. Website bookings are open until Wednesday 26 th April. After this date, please contact email@example.com to find out whether there are any remaining places.
Published 20:42 on 25 Apr 2017
This Thursday sees the first of 4 sessions, led by our Commodore Bernard Clark, looking at basic racing skills. The plan for week 1 is to stay ashore, but to look at rig controls and what they do and explore why they are so key for racing set up. The bar will be open and the aim is to have an entertaining and informative but informal evening. Starts 7.15 prompt. Boat
Published 16:03 on 24 Apr 2017
Due to high demand for places, we have added an additional Learn to Sail Course to the programme. This will run on 1 and 2 June and will cover junior and adult syllabi. We still have a few last places on the Improvers course running next weekend (29th 1st and 6th May) - this will cover RYA junior stage 3 and RYA adult level 2 skills. Please book now
Published 11:37 on 20 Apr 2017