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9th August Monitored sailing

Perfect conditions for a relaxed Monitored sailing session last Sunday; enough wind to keep moving, but not enough for involuntary capsizes. Patrick organised three one lap races. Even if you haven't raced before, it's worth having a go. Patrick explains the rules, the course is straightforward and Patrick has an encouraging word for everyone. If you've ever been put off racing before by all the shouting, you'll find Monitored sailing racing to be amongst the More »

Published 07:28 on 10 Aug 2020

Family sailing course

We are holding an introductory or improver training sessions for parents and children sailing in a boat together so that both can develop their sailing and seamanship skills in a way that is compatible with but not part of RYA formal training awards.Couples may also find the sessions useful. Objectives The course will teach or remind participants the basic concepts of sailing including: Covid precautions Safety and More »

Published 14:00 on 5 Aug 2020

Junior Sailing T-shirt

This year's T shirt slogan winner was Astrid Waite, seen in the photo with her cousin Esme modelling the winning entry "50 years gone, still sailing on". Thanks to Daniel Simmons for the design on the front. Members wishing to purchase further T shirts please contact us via the web-site ! (A minimum order may be required). More »

Published 13:37 on 5 Aug 2020

Junior sailing 2020

SGBA's 2020 Junior Sailing finally got underway on Tuesday 28th July. The young sailors had been waiting since initially booking in February for the May course which had to be postponed because of the Covid-19 restrictions. They had to wait an extra day as Monday's strong winds forced the cancellation of the first day. At last, on Tuesday morning 12 Level 3 and 4 candidates were afloat. Unfortunately it was not possible to organise Level More »

Published 13:31 on 5 Aug 2020

Pontoon Access Project

EXCITING PROSPECT FOR 2021 Members of the SGBA might be aware of the 'Section 106' scheme whereby housing developers are required to contribute a portion of their potential profits in to the community which suffers the disruption and consequences of the development. The builders of the King's Orchard estate, Cavanna Homes, are due to pay more than £90,000 as their S.106 contribution, within weeks. South Hams District Council has decided that this is, More »

Published 11:24 on 3 Aug 2020

Loving the Lugger: Tips and Tricks for Sailing Scillabub

Scillabub, the SGBA's Drascombe Lugger, returned to the water in the last week of July and is now available for use via our online booking system . Scillabub was kindly donated to the club in 2018, and since then - after a restoration project led by Steve Goodchild - she has formed a key part of our fleet, enabling members to embark on longer voyages by sail, motor, or oars. Sailing Scillabub More »

Published 00:00 on 2 Aug 2020

Upcoming events

Aug 15

12:00 - Dinghy Instructor Training (Single Handed Endorsement) » Day 3

Day 3 of 3
Aug 16

15:30 - Monitored Sailing

Monitor sailing; book in advance
August 17-18

PB2 Course 8

Aug 19

17:30 - Monitored Sailing

Monitor sailing; book in advance
Aug 23

09:00 - Monitored Sailing

Monitor sailing; book in advance
August 24-25

PB2 Course 9

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