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Leicestershire and Rutland Youth Sailing Association

Registered Charity No: 1107119

The LRYSA is a Charity that is run wholly by volunteers and relies on fundraising to purchase & maintain equipment and our running costs.

Our aim is to give children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds the opportunity to Sail.

 

We run dinghy sailing courses from age 7 to 80+ for all abilities (complete novices to advanced race training) and work closely with Disadvantaged Groups. As well as these RYA Sailing Courses, we also run RYA PowerBoat and Safety Boat Courses

 

 

SPECIAL WINTER PRICES TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO BRAVE THE COLD!!!

 

Adult: RYA Level 1 & 2: Weekly attendance on Saturdays for 6 weeks - ONLY £180

Adult: RYA Power Boat Level 1 & 2: 2 day attendance - ONLY £175

 

Age 8 to 16: RYA Stage 1 & 2

5 day sailing courses for kids (age 8 to 16) where they can come along and enjoy fun on the water as they progress over the week to achieve a nationally recognised qualification - RYA Stage 1 &2

Senior Citizens: RYA Level 1 & 2: Relaxed attendance on Wenesdays!

 

 

FIND OUT WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING RECENTLY HERE

Activities take place on John Merricks Lake located in Leicestershire (LE7 1PD)

Details of Courses & Dates + More Information about Sailing

Feel free to Contact Us with any questions

 

 

A BIG THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO HAVE RECENTLY SUPPORTED US ......

 

Jul-17: Mayor's Charity Appeal Fund - £1,200 (New gates for JML Compound)

Jun-17: Hinckley & Rugby Building Society - £50 (Dragon's Den Runner Up)

Dec-16/Aug-17: LCC SHIRE Community Grant - £1,652 (enabling sailing activities for vulnerable people)

Jan-17: Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) - £600 (Training Sessions for Achieve with Us)

Dec-16: Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS) - £2,830 (Training new Instructors)

Sep-16: John Merrick's Sailing Trust - £6,000 (Fencing for JML Compound)

May-16: Sport England Small Grants - £4,746 (Purchase Xenon Boat, Trailer + Main Sail)

 

SOME OF OUR RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS (View more here)

 

Young Disabled Sports Person: Edward Green

Coach of the Year: Colin Magee

 

 

All courses are run to Royal Yachting Association (RYA) standards and all Instructors hold RYA Qualifications. The RYA undertakes an inspection of our activities each year. View RYA 2017 affiliated certificate here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMING UP

 

Sailing Sessions

at

John Merricks's Lake

 

 

NEXT COURSES

 

RYA Stage 1 & 2 Sailing

(Age 8 to 16)

 

Easter & Summer 2018

Dates TBC

 

 

RYA Level 1 & 2 Sailing

(Adults)

 

Starts 23rd September

(6 weeks)

 

RYA Level 1 & 2 Sailing

(Seniors Only)

 

Every Wednesday

Age 55+

 

 

RYA Powerboat Course

 

23rd / 24th September

 

 

We also run Safety Boat courses to RYA Standard

 

 

NEXT REGATTA

 

NSSA Single Handed Team Racing Championships

 

7th / 8th October

Banbury Sailing Club

 

LRYSA Rudolf Regatta

 

25th November

John Merrick's Lake

 

 

 

Support The LRYSA

 

 

Help us to make sailing accessible to everyone of all ages, abilities and backgrounds by

Donating NOW!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interested in supporting the LRYSA?

 

Please get in touch

 

info@lrysa.org.uk