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Subsidised foiling opportunities for sailors throughout the UK!

by Sally Turner, ASF 14 Jul 2020 14:12 BST
Amelie Hiscocks sending it on the Nikki foiling dinghy at the not-for-profit Andrew Simpson Centre in Portland © Andrew Simpson Foundation

The Andrew Simpson Foundation will be offering subsidised foiling opportunities for sailors throughout the UK, including regions in the North, Midlands and the South.

Foiling is an exciting new avenue to the sport of sailing. The ASF's mission is to transform lives through sailing and with an underlying ethos of sailing for all and regular participation, the ASF is excited to offer sailors throughout the UK the opportunity to foil.

The initiative will be delivered at Andrew Simpson Centres and partnering venues, where sailors will have the opportunity to attend an RYA first flights course.

"The thrill of foiling inspires new and experienced sailors alike. We are both proud and excited to offer this opportunity so sailors throughout the U.K. can take flight on an RYA accredited course", Shaun Priestley, ASF Development Manager.

Outlined below are the nearest venues to you supporting this initiative and available dates:

  • Northern Region - Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre, Coniston: 5th-6th September
  • Midlands Region - Bartley Sailing Club: 8th-9th August
  • Southern Region - ASC Portsmouth: 1st-2nd August
  • South Western Region - ASC Portland: 22nd-23rd August

Contact the Andrew Simpson Foundation to find out more and to make a booking: Email us on or call us on +44 (0) 1305 457400.

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