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EDP Norfolk - - The Broads -

There are so many places to learn to sail across the Broads – from one off cour­ses to es­tab­lished sail­ing clubs. What­ever your age, it is never too late to learn, and you needn’t own your own boat. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

WHITLINGHAM OUT­DOOR ED­U­CA­TION CEN­TRE

Trowse, NR14 8TR whitling­hamoec.co.uk Reg­u­larly runs a se­ries of sail­ing cour­ses for fam­i­lies, adults and chil­dren across dif­fer­ent lev­els.

EAST­WOOD WHELPTON

Up­ton, NR13 6BL east­wood-whelpton.co.uk Of­fers day boats and short breaks, with or with­out a skip­per, RYA sail train­ing, cour­ses and taster ses­sions.

BARTON TURF ADVENTURE CEN­TRE

Barton Turf, NR12 8AZ btac-ser­vices.co.uk. A RYA recog­nised dinghy sail­ing school open to ev­ery­one from eight years old up­wards based at Barton Broad.

THE ROYAL YACHT­ING AS­SO­CI­A­TION (RYA)

‘Push the Boat Out’ Between May 13 and 21, many lo­cal sail­ing clubs in Norfolk are tak­ing part in the RYA Push the Boat Out ses­sions, which en­cour­age peo­ple to give sail­ing a go. It is a great way to see whether you en­joy get­ting out on the wa­ter and there are lots of op­por­tu­ni­ties to sail. Among the clubs tak­ing part are Cold­ham Hall, Horn­ing and Hickling Sail­ing Clubs, the Norfolk Punt Club and the Norfolk Broads Yacht Club. For a full list of RYA ac­cred­ited clubs in Norfolk, and for in­for­ma­tion about Push the Boat Out, see www.rya.org.uk

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