Search

Learn to sail for spooky race

PUBLISHED: 13:11 24 September 2009 | UPDATED: 17:11 25 August 2010

A WATERSPORTS centre is offering sailing courses to women this autumn with a chance to race on Halloween.

A WATERSPORTS centre is offering sailing courses to women this autumn with a chance to race on Halloween.

Danson Park Watersports Centre in the Boathouse, Danson Park, Bexleyheath, will be hosting the range of courses to suit absolute beginners to more experienced sailors.

Basic sailing skills will be taught at a two-day course from Saturday, October 25, from 10am until 3pm.

Those who have sailed before can attend a two-day seamanship skills course beginning this Saturday. Both courses cost £15.

Open workshops costing £2 a session begin at Erith Yacht Club in Manor Road, Erith, on Wednesday, October 7, and run monthly until March. No workshop will be held in January.

For all courses, equipment is provided at no cost and those taking part are taught by qualified Royal Yachting Association instructors.

The Halloween race day at the centre will include race coaching and the chance to win a trophy.

To book a place, or for further information, contact Danson Park Watersports Centre on 020 8303 2828, email watersports@bexley.gov.uk or visit www.bexley.gov.uk/watersports.

0 comments

Latest Bexley news

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

People who live, work and travel across Kent, Thurrock, Essex and beyond are being invited to shape plans for Britain’s biggest road tunnel as Highways England hostrf the first of 60 public engagement events on the multi-billion pound Lower Thames Crossing project this week (Tuesday 16 October).

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

“Devastating” plans for a house of multiple occupancy in Sidcup have been approved despite pleas by residents.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The pub industry in Bexley, worth around £51million, could take a hit if beer duty is raised as expected in the chancellor’s budget today (Tuesday, October 16), Britain’s Beer Alliance has warned.

Monday, October 15, 2018

A cyclist who died after being hit by a lorry in Erith has been formally identified, as police officers appeal for witnesses to the tragic incident to come forward.

Monday, October 15, 2018

New proposals for Hall Place and Gardens will be discussed in next week’s Places Overview and Scrutiny Committee (October 16).

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, October 12, 2018

The new UK and Ireland tour of Let It Be will be arriving at the Orchard Theatre on Monday, October 15.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A number of warrants have been executed this morning (Wednesday, October 10) in Abbey Wood as part of a proactive operation targeting drugs and associated criminality.

Most read news

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24