Sailing conditions have been absolutely perfect for learners and our intrepid matelots have been quick to learn.
|Yours truly on the right briefs the trainees before we launch (yes it is a beer barrel under the boat)|
|All Aboard - Getting under way|
|Tim gives the trainees a helping hand to get under way|
|Looking good sailing down wind|
|Getting ready to tack the boat as they sail up into wind|
|The boat on the left is an RS Vision (modern design) and the other a Wanderer (old design)|
|Learning to tack round a buoy|
|Whilst Andy and I instruct from the rescue boat (its a hard life for an instructor you know)|
|It can get very busy on the river|
|The end of a lovely evenings sail and a lovely sun set in the background|
Together with the club racing in our own dinghy on Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings Chris and I are out sailing pretty much most evenings now. With the great weather we're having its so nice to be out on the water, beats gardening any day!