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Sailing

What is Sailing?

Sailing and windsurfing are two great sports for getting you active and energetic, outside in the fresh air.

Once you've learnt the basics, you can actively explore your local stretch of water then join a sailing club full of like-minded people to go off cruising or racing. No matter what your age or experience, there is a course for you. It won't cost you a fortune, and there's an RYA Training Centre near you where you can get started.

Benefits

Sailing builds strength and endurance in the arms, shoulders and chest muscles and also aids the ability to think strategically and tactically due to the challenge of having to constantly react to changing conditions.

Involvement

For beginners, the RYA's Start Sailing courses provide the perfect introduction to the sport, ensuring you learn the correct techniques and know how to sail safely.

Equipment

Each RYA Training Centre can provide all the safety kit you require and will have wet weather clothing available, meaning only the minimum of kit is needed to get started.

Campaigns

Make your Move

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Local Programmes

GO GOLD Funding Programme

The aim of GO GOLD is to support talented young athletes, including those athletes who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

Local Contacts

Gareth Brookes

Regional Development Manager, East & West Midlands

Telephone
07826 330 130

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    O&W LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • NWL LSA
    Active Rutland
    Equality Standard
    County Sport Network
    Sport England
  • Active Leicester
    Safeguarding
    Melton LSA
    H&B LSA

Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    Equality Standard
  • Active Leicester
    H&B LSA
  • County Sport Network
    NWL LSA