Sailing clubs and centres from across London and the South East have joined the RYA’s Discover Sailing programme.

With 2021 marked as the year of the staycation, there’s never been a better time to find your local sailing venue, get out on the water and #DiscoverSailing.

Buzz Active in Eastbourne will offer junior taster lessons in sailing or windsurfing every Sunday afternoon between 14:00 to 16:00 from 18 April to 29 August. A two hour group session costs £20.50.

Over in Riverhead, near Sevenoaks, Chipstead Sailing Club invites you to Discover Sailing through a free one hour dinghy sailing experience with a qualified instructor in a Covid compliant environment on Monday 3 May from 10:30 to 16:30. Find out more and register

Lancing Sailing Club is holding a free Discover Sailing day on 22 May from 10:30 to 15:00

Near Eastbourne Pevensey Bay Sailing Club invites you to come along and try a sail on a dinghy and look round our facilities on 1 May from 11:00 to mid afternoon There’s no need to book, and if you want to go sailing bring along wet weather gear / change of clothing. The club will supply buoyancy aids.

Whitstable Yacht Club asks are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, join their Discover Sailing day on 7 August. Taster experiences run between 1pm and 4.30pm and should be booked in advance by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The events are open to anyone over 6 years old at Buzz Active and anyone over 8 at Chipstead, Pevensey Bay and Whitstable.

Find out more about Discover Sailing


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