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Sunday, 24 June 2012

Push the Boat Out at Yeadon Tarn July 21st

To coincide with an RYA Olympic initiative, Yeadon Tarn will play host to a number of activities to promote sailing in the Olympics within the local community.

Leeds Sailing & Activity Centre Have a Go Sessions

LSAC will be running sailing taster sessions to give people new to sailing the opportunity to give it a go. No previous sailing experience required and this is open to the public to book.

Sessions run from 0930-1030 or 1030 – 1130. Cost is £5 per person.

During the sessions participants will be briefed on sailing at Yeadon Tarn and taken out around the tarn is a sailing dinghy helmed by an instructor.

To book call: 01132 203616. Places are limited so early booking is advisable. Terms and Conditions apply, please ask for more details from the LSAC.

Leeds & Bradford Model Boat Club

0930 to 1200

The MBC will be showing a static display of Radio Controlled Sailing craft and running have a go sessions for members of the public. No booking required and have a go sessions will be run on a first come first served basis.

Olympic Sailing Display

0930 - 1630

Located at YSC there will be an Olympic display for the public to learn more about sailing in the Olympics.

Tarn Olympic Parade

1200 – 1300 Members of Yeadon Sailing Club, Staff from LSAC and Members of MBC will be parading their Olympic themed boats. Each dinghy will represent a country in some form. Prizes will be given for:

  • Best dressed     dinghy (YSC and LSAC)
  • Best dressed RC     Boat (MBC)

1330 – 1430 An official judge will present the awards for the best dressed boats in each category.

1430 – 1630 Olympic Racing

MBC will hold a series of short Model Boat Races with a Medal winners race at the end worth double points.

YSC and LSAC Staff will hold a series of short Dinghy Races with a Medal winners race at the end worth double points.

At the end of the racing the point will be totted up and prizes awarded at 5pm during an award ceremony on the jetty.

Please download the poster here.

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