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New Optimist Flotilla in London

by Andrew Byrne 3 May 07:34 PDT
Optimist sailing at King George Reservoir © Andrew Byrne

Working in partnership with the IOCA (UK), King George Sailing Club is now running an Optimist flotilla fleet on Sunday mornings (09.30 until 12.30). The coaching will be run by a combination of RYA instructors and racing experts.

The club itself is located on the King George Reservoir (E4 7PX), which is a raised bowl design with easy launching that creates ideal conditions for Junior sailing.

Dates and times:

  • Spring sessions: May 5th and May 12th
  • Summer one: June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd and June 30th
  • Summer two:, July 7, July 14th, July 21st and July 28th
The spring sessions will be drop-in based allowing sailors to sample the club. The summer sessions will require pre-registration, email for more details. The cost for the spring session is free to members or £10 per session (this includes the hire of a club boat).

In addition to the Optimist fleet, the club also runs a wider Junior programme on Sunday afternoons covering racing level Toppers and RS Fevas.

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