27 May 2014
Loughs Agency are offering FREE Dinghy Sailing and FREE Keel Boat sailing to schools, small groups and individuals during June.
FREE Dinghy Taster Sessions are available to post primary schools in the run up to the LegenDerry Maritime Festival which will welcome the return of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
The sessions will be delivered by Inish Adventures (formerly known as Just Kayak) at their centre in Moville from Monday 9th June to Friday 13th June. Each session can accommodate 25 participants, with 2 sessions per day (starting at 9.30am and 12.30pm) and lasting for 2.5hrs. The sessions will focus on dinghy sailing with some shore based activities also.
All equipment (wetsuits, buoyancy aids etc) will be provided. However, participants will need to bring a towel, swim wear, refreshments and change of clothes. Schools must arrange parental/guardian consent, teacher supervision and transport.
Loughs Agency are also offering FREE keel boat sailing taster sessions on the River Foyle for small groups and individuals.
The sessions will run Saturday 21st – Friday 27th June from the Foyle Marina. All safety equipment, including sailing gear, is provided. Ocean Youth Trust Ireland will deliver these sessions which last approximately 45 minutes and accommodate 6 passengers at a time. The sessions will be delivered in boats that are capable of being safely operated under sail in the confines of the city centre river.
To book or enquire about any of these sessions, please telephone 02871 342100 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org