Yearly Archives: 2018

Adult Level 2 Dinghy Sailing Training Course

This two-day course is open to YSC members who already have some experience of sailing.  It will take place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July.  To book a place on the course, contact Ronni Usborne (

Quiet Sail/Family Fun/BBQ

All members and guests welcome at our Quiet Sail and Family Fun Evening.  Briefing 16.30, sailing from 17.00, bar open from 18.15, BBQ served from 19.00.

Menu:  Beef Burger, OR  Marinated Chicken Breast  OR  Jumbo Sausage served in a bread bap with tomatoes and lettuce on a plate .

Cost:  £2.50 per head.

To sign up for BBQ – email, specifying choice of meat.

Scows Week

A week of competitive racing on the river and the Solent, a passage race, social events and fun races, Scows Week has been running for over 40 years without a break.  It is open to wooden and GRP Scows and will run from Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th July.  The programme can be downloaded from the Sailing Programmes section on the Sailing page.

Junior Training August Week 1

This training week, from 30th July to 3rd August, is open to children who are either beginners or who hold Stages 1 or 2 certificates.  More details are available from Ronni Usborne (

Junior Training August Week 2

This training will run from 13th to 17th August and is for children who already hold Stage 3 certificates.  They will be working towards Stage 4 which covers double handed sailing.  More details from Ronni Usborne (

YSC Spence Willard Regatta

Our annual Regatta will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August in the river.  It is an open event which means that we welcome all sailors, club members and non-members alike.  More details from our Sailing Secretary, Melinda Measor (01983 760462,

Adult Level 2 Dinghy Sailing Course

This course will run on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September and is open to all club members who already have some experience of sailing.  More details and to book a place, please contact Ronni Usborne (

RYA First Aid Course

Date:  Saturday 3rd November 2018.

Times:  0900 – 1700

Cost:  £45 (YSC members), £65 (non-members).  This includes a First Aid manual.

The course is valid for 3 years and satisfies the First Aid requirement for canoeists, canal boaters, dinghy sailors, windsurfers, powerboat and safety boat drivers and those who go up to 60 miles offshore in yachts and motor cruisers.

If you are interested and would like to apply to go on this course, please contact Liz Mead (, 01983 760161).