RYA Onboard

RYA OnBoard Club Members visiting Hollingworth Lake.

What will I be doing? You will practice and develop the skills you have learned so far, try different boats and most of all have fun! Instructors will be there to enable progress and organise activities. This year we will also be including modular training towards further RYA qualifications.

Green Withens has been awarded OnBoard status by the Royal Yachting Association.

Here are the aims:


On BoardRun by sailing’s National Governing Body, the RYA, OnBoard is a highly successful industry supported grass roots programme which seeks to make sailing easier to get into for young people. Over a ten year period the programme aims to introduce a minimum of 500,000 children to sailing in the UK, converting over 10% of them into regular participants. So far it’s nicely on track.

Where: At the West Yorkshire County Scouts Green Withens Watersports Centre.
When: The club will run every Saturday from 20th April to the 20th October 2019. We start at 11.00am and finish at 4.00pm.
Who: You must have completed the Scout Sailor badge Stage Two or be able to sail to a similar standard. You must also be able to swim 50 metres and be confident in the water.
Cost: Only £8 per session to include use of a wetsuit and buoyancy aid. You will pay each time you come, either by:

  • cash,
  • cheque,
  • BACS: 

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