Sailing Instructors Weekend 2013After many days of preparation by John and Simon, we welcomed sailors past and present from overseas and all corners of England. It was great to see so many arrive at Medina Valley Centre for this special 50th year celebratory sailing instructors weekend. This special year brought instructors-to-be, young instructors and some more experienced instructors together, making...
The sailing season is well under wayYoung Optimist sailors get used to stronger winds with special reduced rigs. They were back up to full size by the end of the week!
Great weather for canoeingAvon Battalion Boys Brigade enjoy the fine weather on the Medina in our sit-on kayaks and open canoes.
The season of watersports underway at the Medina Valley CentreThe Devizes School brought their A Level Biologists to the Centre during the last days of term to carry out the fieldwork for the Ecology section of the syllabus, giving the students a head start when they commence their A2 studies in September. They shared the Centre with a group of Year 6 children from the Gidea Park School in Romford, Essex, who combined sailing, canoeing...
St. Georges school take to the water.Pupils from St. George's school Newport were the first group to take to the water in 2011. They had a great time in our open canoes and sit-on kayaks and made the following comments:
"Can I come again and steer?"
"One of the best trips I have been on".