Sailing 2022

Booking for the 2022 Season will open 1st April.

Hemel Hempstead District Scouts Sailing Sessions 2022
Thursday evening dinghy sailing for Cubs, Scouts and Explorers at Bury Lake, Rickmansworth.

Open to all Explorers, Scouts and Cubs over 8 years of age.
Individual Explorers, Cubs or Scouts from Hemel Hempstead District can go dinghy sailing this summer! These sessions are run at the Bury Lake Young Mariners centre by qualified and experienced leaders from around the District (your own Group’s leaders will not be running this activity).
We would also be delighted to hear from parents qualified or not who would like to come and support these activities.
Taster sessions
Dates -Thursdays from 5th May to 7th July -Thursday evening taster sessions. Youngsters can come to one or more – the program will be the same. Lots of activities on the water and experience of sailing. They will earn a Time on the Water badge too!
Group sessions also available – Leaders please email by 20th March with expression of interest. Sessions will be allocated before the end of term.

Scout Badge Courses – not planned this year.

Own Transport. We need  you to be at Rickmansworth by 6.15 to make the most of daylight so we cannot wait around for late arrivals.

Each fun/taster session will cost £9  

How to apply
All applications and payment have to be made via the Hemel Hempstead Scouts Events Booking Page.

Further information and a consent form will then be sent out by email approximately one week in advance of the sailing date. Places will only be reserved once a consent form has been completed. Youngsters can only sail with a completed consent form, final deadline for completion is 5 days prior to sailing .

Other opportunities
Parents of any competent sailors who have already attained Stage 2 activity badge (or RYA Stage 2) and would like to practice their sailing on a Thursday evening should contact Sue Gill for details on
If you have any queries please contact me directly NOT your own Group’s Leaders.
Colin Rivett
01442 266129             07730 352326   
If your preferred evening is sold out, please email to join the reserve list. Please state your child’s name, scout group, preferred evening(s), phone number .