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Summer holidays sailing at Theewater

Written by Jon Galbraith.

Summer holidays sailing at Theewater

Summmertimmme...... and the sailing is easy !

Xmas holidays are almost upon us again, and we at TSA have planned an active Sail Training schedule. There has never been a better time to start sailing. "I am often asked what the best age to start sailing?  The best time is NOW"

Theewater Sailing Academy is near Villiersdorp at the Theewater Sports Club (40min drive from GB.) We offer weekend sailing camps to Youths, Adults and  Families. These camps are specially for beginners and intermediate sailors, wanting to develop their skills.
The new Topaz Race X dinghy fleet is being used with great success by beginners, intermediaries and advanced groups.
We are an Internationally (World Sailing) and Locally (South African Sailing) accredited Sail Training Academy and issue International, individually numbered certificates of competence.

Holiday Sail Training Schedule
a) 2 day - Mixed - Sat 26th & Sun 27th Nov'16  
Ideal weekend to shake off some sailing rust. This sail training camp is perfect for families, adults and youngsters of varied skill levels.
b) 3 day - Youth - Sat 10th, Sun 11th & Mon 12th Dec'16.
This camp will be packed with fun and action, as it runs concurrently with Youth Nationals held at  TSC from 10th to 17th. Includes destination bay sails with watermelon and drinks on safety boat. One of our focus points is to have fun and form life-long friendships.
c) 2 day - Mixed - Wed 28th & Thurs 29th Dec'16.  
A filler camp if you are looking for some sailing action between Xmas and New Year. Tailor-made course, great for sailors of all ages and abilities.
d) 3 day - Youth - Fri 6th, Sat 7th & Sun 8th Jan'17.
This camp is perfectly timed to end the long summer holidays on a sailing high. We will be introducing a fun project over this 3 day holiday course.( build and design a sailing raft capable of being manned and steered )

* Accommodation is in our rustic water-front Bunkhouse, with bunk-beds, electricity and wi-fi. Bring sleeping bags and pillows.
* We will have our full fleet of TOPAZ RACE X dinghies plus several Hobie 16's for some fun spins when the wind is light.
* Safety boats and Personal flotation devices (life-jackets).
* 3 to 4 Qualified SAS / ISAF Coaches,
* Fridge, tea, coffee and Oros available free in Training room.

Not Included;
Food - ( Optional for youth camps )
Theewater Sports Club's Restaurant and Bar is open from Fri afternoon through to approx 15h00 on Sunday. There are also a selection of outdoor or undercover braai areas if you want to self-cater. 

To  book for  these sailing camps, please contact  the Sailing Academy.