Phuket Youth Week 2014

Phuket Youth WeekPhuket Youth Sailing Club presents Phuket Youth Week from 20th – 26th October 2014, co-sponsored by The Sponsorship Experts –PP (SEA) CL and Topper Sail Phuket, a week of sailing and other fun water activities ending with a 2-Day Regatta.

Along with the fun and time out on the water, Phuket Youth Week, offers participants the chance to learn to sail for the complete novice and an opportunity to grow existing skills for those who sail already. As well as having lots of fun and meeting new friends, youngster will learn the following skills:

  • The principles of basic dinghy sailing
  • Key tactical skills used in competitive racing
  • Stand Up Paddling & Kayaking
  • Powerboat handling

All youngsters from the age of eight are welcome to take part in Phuket Youth Week. Training will be offered through Topper Sail Phuket, RYA Training School and Thai National Coaches.

There is an exciting 2-day Regatta planned on the 25th & 26th October which is open to all other sailors who wish to compete. There will be classes for the Optimist, Topper and Topaz. Prizes will be awarded under the following categories.

  • Beginners new to racing “Green Fleet”
  • Advanced sailors “Racing Fleet”

RYA Club Coach, Katy Gooch said: “Sailing provides excellent life training for young people. It helps build self-confidence and key life skills such as leadership and teamwork in a hands-on fun and friendly environment. We would like to see more youngsters enjoying the sport of sailing”

Phuket Youth Week also helps sailors to prepare for the coming season and the opportunity to get more sailors interested in racing.

The Phuket Youth Sailing Team have been successful in a number of regattas, represented Phuket in major events in Thailand. Now on the International stage our sailors have represented Thailand at the Double Star Cup, Qingdao, China 2012, Royal Langawi Regatta 2014 and most recently the Topper Worlds Championships 2014 in Wales, UK. Wouldn’t you like to be out there experiencing wonderful new adventures just like these? Wouldn’t you like your child to be part of this successful personal development programme?

Phuket Youth Sailing Club successful junior sailing program offers a balance between racing and just ‘mucking around in boats’ and having fun on the water.

The club is open every weekend offering fun practice sailing sessions and RYA sailing and powerboat courses.

Come and join us for the week or for just one day from 9:30 – 16:00 – great value at just 1,000 baht per day, book for 5 days and get free entry for the Regatta Weekend.

For further information regarding Phuket Youth Week and/or club activities please contact Katy Tel: 085 2159185 or visit us at www.phuketyouthsailingclub.org or www.phuketyouthweek.com

 

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