The Avon Scout County Sailing Section (ASCSS) provides sailing to all Scout Groups in Avon County.
Our section are all volunteers who are either already members of the Scout Association (SA) or have joined the County Team as Skills Instructors.
We welcome parents and others who are interested to help rig, launch, helm (if competent) and pack away boats.
If you would like to become involved, please come to a Taster evening and speak to the Officer of the Day or contact one of the team.
If you already have experience sailing, we will assess you for a permit and if new to sailing you can learn to sail with us whilst helping. Our helms are all at least Level 2 standard and we encourage all our volunteers to continue their development through our courses, many are now instructors.
We are an RYA Recognised Training Centre and maintain the standards of commercial centres.
This page is for the instructors and volunteers of Avon Scout County Sailing Section. Please speak with Mike Edney to set up a login.
There will be access to :-
training resources for courses
maximum 2 bookings per Troop
Tuesdays And Wednesdays at 6:45pm
Cubs, please see separate weekend dates on 'Intro Cubs'
Information sent out and booking confirmed upon receipt of payment. Paypal preferred method of payment.
Please note, these Introductory Sessions are only to be booked by leaders. If booked by a parent or guardian, the booking will be cancelled and refunded. If a parent or guardian wishes to book a course for the young person, please see 'RYA courses' tab.
Buoyancy aids and helmets are provided.
Clothes: Wetsuits are recommended, alternatively (and weather dependent) shorts, leggings / joggers, tee shirts, fleeces, lightweight cagoules (preferably in synthetic fibres) and wet boots, daps or old trainers.
Bring a towel and spare change of clothes in case you get wet.