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Help with dingy lessons Southcoast or Belgium

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Topic: Help with dingy lessons Southcoast or Belgium
Posted By: Totalchaos
Subject: Help with dingy lessons Southcoast or Belgium
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 8:19am
Former and rusty racer who been out of the sport for too long and looking to get back in. 

Work as a theatre nurse so finding courses do not fit my hours. I spend a lot of time in Belgium so it would be great to get to sail out there when I spend timethere. 

I was wondering if anyone could help with private lessons or short courses? 


Would be great if anyone could PM me (or reply to this thread) if they can help,

thanks 

Diane Smile



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Posted By: 423zero
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 9:20am
Plenty of clubs in Cotswolds area, Whitefriars SC and right next door South Cerney SC, RYA will provide all clubs or centres near you, just type in your postcode.


Posted By: Sam.Spoons
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 10:38am
A club is probably the best option if you can find one who's improver sessions fit in around your lifestyle/work but if not commercial and council run centres will probably offer coaching/lessons weekdays, evenings and weekends (clubs rarely offer weekday sessions and usually always on the same night of the week) which would be more flexible if you work 'difficult' shifts. They will also have boats for hire and safety cover during daylight hours throughout the week.

Have a search here  http://www.rya.org.uk/wheresmynearest/Pages/Directory.aspx#list/t-2&l-Cots+AONB%2C%20United%20Kingdom" rel="nofollow - http://www.rya.org.uk/wheresmynearest/Pages/Directory.aspx#list/t-2&l-Cots+AONB%2C%20United%20Kingdom


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Posted By: Totalchaos
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 11:48am
thanks that's great, I was thinking of trying Whitefriars but feel a little strange going on my 


Posted By: Totalchaos
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 11:49am
Sam.Spoons you're a star, thanks Smile


Posted By: 423zero
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 12:18pm
Their are Whitefriars members on here, I have sailed there numerous times, they are a very friendly crowd there.


Posted By: Totalchaos
Date Posted: 16 May 18 at 6:13pm
Thanks for that. Sounds ridiculous but it helps when the clubs are friendly  



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