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Sailing700

Introduction

The Sailing Club provides students with the opportunity to learn to sail socially as well as competitively against other universities. The club competes in yachts and dinghies in Scotland-wide and national competitions and has access to a huge variety of boats including yachts, 6 brand new Fireflies (purchased in 2013) and a large range of other dinghies. Members of all level, including absolute beginners are very welcome. 

Training

DayTimeLocation
Wed 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sports Hall
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sports Hall

Teams & Compititions 

The Sailing Club runs 3x Dinghy teams and 1x Yachting team, which compete in the Scottish Student Sailing league. The A Dinghy Team competes in the Gold league, the B in the Silver league, and the C in the Bronze league. The yachting competitions have no leagues, and the team also competes in the Ceilidh Cup which is organised between Scottish Student Sailing and The Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club.

Recreational Sessions 

The club offers recreational sessions in the form of courses and trips, but they are held over the space of a weekend or week rather than regular weekly sessions. All club members can also compete in the St Andrews Sailing Club's Sunday league, which runs from April - October.

Outreach

Throughout the year, the club offers RYA courses to students in partnership with the St Andrews Town Club.

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