- join our club, join the fun ......

Embankment Road, St Helens, Isle of Wight, PO33 1XQ    Tel: 01983 872289    Office

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Robin Lobb
RTC Principal


BHYC is an accredited RYA Training Centre (RTC).

The Club has Volvo Champion Club status
for its work with young people and adults.

and RYA ONBoard status
which works with local schools to promote training and sailing.

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Jerry Summers
Chief Instructor RTC
The main RYA certificates that the club covers are:-
  • Youth Sailing Scheme stages 1 - 4.
  • National Sailing Scheme Levels 1 - 3 followed by Advanced Modules:
    Day Sailing, Seamanship, Start Racing, Sailing with Spinnakers and Performance Sailing
  • Powerboat Level 1 and 2 which can lead to an International Certificate of Competence.
  • RYA Safety Boat certificate, also a Club Safety Boat Course which helps you enjoy assisting with sailing activities.
  • Training activities are planned within the Club's Sailing Programme.
    Click here to see the Training Brochure.
There are a number of Club boats available for Members to sail.
  • Optimists: - for training or racing, one or two children.
  • RS Teras: - A small single hander for cadets' training or racing.
  • Picos: - single -handed or crewed by children or small adults.
  • Fevas: - light two-person racing dinghy.
  • 420s: - crewed dinghy suitable for racing.
  • Bahia: - two person racing dinghy.
  • Swan 'Scottie': - all-purpose day boat for up to four adults
So that you don't need to have your own boat to join in.

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We put on Come Sail With Us (CSWU) and Come Race With Us (CRWU) sessions during the season
to help you get on the water.

We have Instructors and Coaches around most of the time when racing is on to help out.
The best way to improve is to join in any time.

We are always interested in hearing from you what you would like to learn or what help or assistance you require
so please email and we will see what we can do.


This page last updated February 13th 2017

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