Category: Training

Laser 4.7 & Radial Training

Saturday 30th Sept 2017 Coaches:- Gareth Staple-Jones Boats Rigged for Briefing 9.30am Morning Session 10.30am – 12.30pm Lunch Afternoon Session 1.15pm – 4.30pm The club galley will not be open so bring your own food. Contact: Gary Coop  Mobile 07974341969 Pre-enter here https://webcollect.org.uk/llsc/event/laser-4-7-and-laser-radial-training-1

Junior Training during October Half Term

We’re running a 3 day training course Monday 24th October to Wednesday 26th October 2016 Sailors must have RYA Level 2. Click this link for more information and to reserve a place. https://webcollect.org.uk/llsc/event/2016-october-training

Feva Sailing Lessons for Two in a Boat

Feva Sailing Lessons on Friday Night Junior Training Friday nights junior training night at Leigh and Lowton sailing club is one of the clubs most industrious evenings (apart from committee meetings of course.) Lots of juniors and youths listen to more knowledgeable instructors sailing tips and then sometimes go and do something completely different. The RS Feva and other junior sailing lessons are run by senior instructor/manager Laura Barnes. She has gained a great deal of respect from the children this...

LLSC Optimist Juniors on Tour

Three LLSC juniors went to Trearddur Bay in North Wales for some intensive sea training.  Archie Leckie (looking down), Harvey Leigh (Holes in his wetsuit) and Jonny Latham (With a chicken on his head) all had big fun in A1 Sailing conditions. Nice boat Archie!

Ho Ho Ho. IOCA Optimist Training at LLSC

Nine optimist sailors braved the rain and cold at Leigh and Lowton sailing club for the second IOCA winter training session. Chris Barnes was the RYA qualified instructor. The North West IOCA training is both at West Kirby and Leigh and Lowton giving a combination of sea and lake sailing . Future Optimist Courses Next Session is on 23rd January.  In terms of required standard to need to be able to launch and recover your boat, sail a triangular course. Near beginners through to...

Leigh and Lowton Sailors Had a Blast at the 1st Northern Feva Open Training Event

20 Sailors battled snow, ice, 40 knot winds and freezing temperatures at Yorkshire Dales sailing club at Grimwith Reservoir for the 1st Northern feva training weekend. The weekend started with great excitement and a briefing on teamwork and fitness from Head coach Dave Hivey. The sailors,including 4 youth sailors from Leigh and Lowton, were then put through the paces with a 5 mile run around the reservoir to warm up. After a hearty lunch, extra layers were put on and the...

Junior Training in Snow and Ice. North Optimist Racing

A dozen brave juniors took part in the NW IOCA optimist training on Saturday in steady winds as part of the junior winter training program.   North Optimists sailors joined in with the Tipsy Icicle series. Despite the awful weather they had travelled through snowdrifts on Friday from Scotland, The North East, and Wales. Well done and and here is the start video.   http://youtu.be/a4NUev76xYo

Congratulations – More Great Instructors at LLSC

A few weeks ago five members of the clubs management, gave even more of their valuable time up and spend several weekends qualifying to become Senior RYA Instructors. Congratulations to. Laura Barnes Mike Barnes Richard Catchpole Tom Leckie Howard Green  

A message from our Sailing Manager

To all powerboat coxes, following the recent incident in Padstow and the amount of damage currently impacting the club boats we are running additional sessions of the one-minute rescue to remind us all of our duties and responsibilities in running the rescue boats at the club. In the last 6 months, we have had significant damage to engines, boats dropped off their trailers and general repairs running into hundreds of pounds. See link below re Padstow for those of you...