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SAT 9 AUG

Sailing Taster Session

ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

Run by: Whoosh Explore Canoe Club

Dinghy Sailing at the ESSA Activity Centre.

clock09:30–12:30

Suitable for 7+

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Girl sailing at ESSA on the Central Lagoon

PETER NASH

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Learn to sail on Central Lagoon with Whoosh Explore or take part in a multi activity session with a morning of sailing and an afternoon open canoeing or Kayaking and experience nature close up on the lakes and rivers in the Hertfordshire and Essex countryside. Our activities are designed to be fun for individuals or families and are ideal to develop your paddling skills and dinghy sailing techniques.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 20 Sep 09:30–12:30
  2. Sat 27 Sep 09:30–12:30
  3. Sat 4 Oct 09:30–12:30
  4. Sat 11 Oct 09:30–12:30
  5. Sat 25 Oct 09:30–12:30

Cost

Sessions cost £25.00 per person, this covers the cost of safety boat cover during the activity at ESSA Activity Centre.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Accreditation

ESSA activity centre is an RYA recognised sailing centre with an AALA licence for children's activities. Whoosh Explore is a BCU recognised canoeing and kayaking activity provider which specialises in developing skills in kayaks and canoes. regularly working with adults, corporate paddling groups, schools and youth groups.

Venue

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ESSA Water Activities Centre

Central Lagoon, Meadgate Road, Nazeing, Essex, EN9 2PB

www.essa.org.uk

Meeting point: Meeting at the ESSA Activity Centre at 10:00.

About this location

ESSA Water Activities Centre is based in the Lea Valley near to London on the Essex Hertfordshire border. ESSA offer Show more… multi activity days including canoeing, sailing, traditional rafting, wobbleboarding and kayaking, on both the River Lee and our lakeside centre.Show less…

ESSA Water Activities Centre is based in the Lea Valley near to London on the Essex Hertfordshire border. ESSA offer multi activity days including canoeing, sailing, traditional rafting, wobbleboarding and kayaking, on both the River Lee and our lakeside centre.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Whoosh Explore Canoe Club.

Please register in advance.

Booking in advance essential. Please contact us at least 48 hours in advance of your activity session.

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