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- Category: 01 - Training
Keep up to date with youth section activities by joining the Manic Piranhas facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/manicpiranhas/?ref=bookmarks
Youth Section Applications/Dinghy Hire now open on WebCollect at https://webcollect.org.uk/pycyouth
Hourly hire of club Optimist, RS Feva or Sport 16 is avaliable at : HTTP://PYCYOUTH.CO.UK
ALL OF OUR COMMUNICATION IS DONE BY EMAIL.
Training is available for children/grandchildren of Club members and runs from late April to mid-September.
We have RYA Training School status but this is not a profit-making organization and is run entirely by volunteers.It therefore relies heavily on parents of the sailors to provide practical help on Wednesday evenings both on and off the water.As part of the deal there is an expectation that at least one parent/guardian of each sailor be present and contactable at the Club for the duration of each session, and if not busy on the water, will be available to help launch and recover not just their own children’s boats but others as well, for parents who are on the water.
EVENTS/TRAINING BOOKINGS PAGE (LOGIN REQUIRED): HTTP://WEBCOLLECT.ORG.UK/PYCYOUTH
POOLE HARBOUR WEATHER:HTTP://WWW.POOLEIT.COM/WEATHER/
Download Minutes of Committee Meetings
PYC Youth Committee Minutes February 2016
PYC Youth Committee Minutes January 2016
PYC Youth Committee Minutes December 2015
PYC Youth Committee Minutes October 2015
PYC Youth Committee Minutes September 2015
PYC Youth Committee Minutes July 2015
PYC Youth Committee Minutes June 2015
Download information about Youth Section/RYA Training
- Category: 02 - Volunteers
- Code of Practice and Safety Procedures (updated May 2015)
As we run the youthsection training on a purely voluntary basis, and to prevent it being the same few people repeatedly manning the beach or slipway, we ask that every family commit at least one person to doing a minimum of 6 duties per season. In the first instance this would involve being a beach or slip helper for not only your own children but for all groups, and for both launch and recovery; coordinating launch and recovery as slipmaster or beachmaster; helping in the Sailing Office as Shore Coordinator; or manning the Tally Board at the beginning and end of a session. All training will be given and we will run a buddy system to help share the expertise of those who have already had years of experience.
We understand very well the difficulties of trying to rig and derig boats, whilst looking after your children, especially when you have younger children to look after as well – we have been there ourselves! – but we feel that a minimum of 6 duties per season per family is not too much to ask to help us run safe, friendly and efficient sessions.
We will publish a duty roster and keep a register, in the same way as the adult sailing volunteer duties are arranged (please note that the adults’ race nights volunteer form is separate from the Youth Section volunteer requirements).
If you wish to be a RIB assistant or other on the water volunteer (and this is a popular request) we ask that you serve an apprenticeship onshore at least for the first season.
- Category: The Youth Section Wall
That may sound a bit crazy, but as our Wednesday evening training has grown from strength to strength you guys are rapidly becoming extremely good sailors. I know many of you are travelling to far flung places to race and some are members of zone or national squads; however there is also a huge number who are great sailors.
So what’s next?
- Category: The Youth Section Wall
Youth Keelboat Challenge Cup to be held on April the 13th at Royal Southern Yacht Club in the Solent. The team will be made up of 65% of sailors 24 and under on the day of the event sailing an IRC boat and a J80. The event is 1 day with 4 races.
We will be holding a training and selection day on the weekend of 16th and 17th February. Chris Doe would really appreciate responses from those people who are interested in this event. Please see the details on the links below.