Jan 24

Optimists for hire

The RYA's Southern Region has a fleet of six Optimist Dinghies available for hire to anyone who would like to have a go at sailing. Sailing Clubs, schools and other children's outdoor, training and community organisations are can take advantage of these one-person dinghies aimed at the 7-12 year olds. The nominal hire charge is only £30 per day for all six boats which are based in the Christian Youth Enterprise Sailing Centre, Chidham, Chichester Harbour, and the hirer would be expected to collect and return. Boats are together on a trailer. Lifejackets included. For more information , contact John Pockett on 01590 612456. The boats were donated to RYA Southern from funding raised by the John Merricks Sailing Trust.