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E.A.S.T Sailing Dates 2020

East Anglian Sailing Trust E.A.S.T Sailing Dates 2020

EAST ANGLIAN SAILING TRUST Sailing / Cruising Dates for 2020.

TASTER WEEKEND  7- 9  May  2020

  • Thursday 7th May evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington.
  • Friday 8th sail all day.
  • Saturday 9th sail and finish back in Levington about 2pm-ish for crews and VI sailors to depart for home.

Priority will be given to first time VI sailors for this weekend

3 DAY WEEKEND CRUISE 29 May – 1 June  2020

  • Friday 29th May evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington
  • Saturday 30th sail all day.
  • Sunday 31st sail all day.
  • Monday 1st June finish back in Levington about 2pm ish for crews and Vi sailors to depart for home.

SEPTEMBER WEEK CRUISE 4 -12 Sept 2020

  • Friday 4th September evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington.
  • Set sail on Saturday 5th for a week.
  • Return to Levington Friday 11th for a communal evening supper.
  • Crews and VI sailors depart for home in the morning on Saturday 12th.

Hopefully, these dates prove to be popular with you all…..  Many, many thanks for all your previous EAST cruises and look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in 2020.

Contacts: Judith Hedges & Anne Williams  Cruise Coordinators
Email: cruisingsec@e-a-s-t.org.uk
Tel: 07773 684036 (Judith)  and 07868 226604 (Anne)

 

 

E.A.S.T Sailing Dates 2020

East Anglian Sailing Trust E.A.S.T Sailing Dates 2020
Venue:
EAST ANGLIAN SAILING TRUST
SUFFOLK YACHT HARBOUR
LEVINGTON IPSWICH IP10 0LN
Time:
TBC -
Phone:
0333 088 3278
Date:
07th May 2020
Cost:
Various


EAST ANGLIAN SAILING TRUST Sailing / Cruising Dates for 2020.

TASTER WEEKEND  7- 9  May  2020

  • Thursday 7th May evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington.
  • Friday 8th sail all day.
  • Saturday 9th sail and finish back in Levington about 2pm-ish for crews and VI sailors to depart for home.

Priority will be given to first time VI sailors for this weekend

3 DAY WEEKEND CRUISE 29 May – 1 June  2020

  • Friday 29th May evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington
  • Saturday 30th sail all day.
  • Sunday 31st sail all day.
  • Monday 1st June finish back in Levington about 2pm ish for crews and Vi sailors to depart for home.

SEPTEMBER WEEK CRUISE 4 -12 Sept 2020

  • Friday 4th September evening meet up and stay on board overnight in Levington.
  • Set sail on Saturday 5th for a week.
  • Return to Levington Friday 11th for a communal evening supper.
  • Crews and VI sailors depart for home in the morning on Saturday 12th.

Hopefully, these dates prove to be popular with you all…..  Many, many thanks for all your previous EAST cruises and look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in 2020.

Contacts: Judith Hedges & Anne Williams  Cruise Coordinators
Email: cruisingsec@e-a-s-t.org.uk
Tel: 07773 684036 (Judith)  and 07868 226604 (Anne)

 

 

Sailing: West Coast of Scotland!

Sailing - West Coast of Scotland Trip with VISA-GB
Venue:
On a yacht in Scotland
Time:
TBC - TBC
Phone:
07767717440
Date:
18th April 2020
Cost:
cost is £300 this includes all food for meals onboard but you'll have to cover the cost of transport to and from Scotland.


West Coast of Scotland Trip with VISA-GB

Website: http://visa-gb.org.uk/

If you can’t wait until Blind week 2020 then sign up for our trip to the beautiful West Coast of Scotland, we’re sailing out of Largs and have five yachts booked and an option on one or two more.  We will have over 30 Visually Impaired sailors onboard, it doesn’t matter if you’re an old hand or a newbie you’ll get a warm welcome and an opportunity to feel empowered, energised and engaged aboard our yachts.

The dates are 18th April to 25th April 2020, the cost is £300 this includes all food for meals onboard but you’ll have to cover the cost of transport to and from Scotland.

To book please email membership supremo Sue Hogge at susiehogge@icloud.com or call her on 07767717440.

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VI Sailing 2019 with E.A.S.T

East Anglian Sailing Trust Forum!

VI Sailing in 2019 with East Anglian Sailing Trust

  • 3-day weekend: 10th – 13th May
  • 2-day taster weekend: 31st May – 2nd June
  • 8-day cruise: 6th – 14th September

During the summer, we hope that individual EAST skippers will be able to offer sailing opportunities to experienced visually impaired sailors, by invitation. We would be pleased to offer an introductory service.

We will be offering day-sailing opportunities to a number of organisations for blind people on Friday 10th May and Friday 31st May. If you or your organisation is interested in taking part, please contact Trevor Williams on 07872907719.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard!  Link to cruises: http://bit.ly/SailingDates

INTERESTED, WANT MORE INFORMATION?
Contact:    Trevor Williams       Mobile:     0787 290 7719
Email:     anneandtrevor@hotmail.com
Visit our website www.e-a-s-t.org.uk.       EAST is a registered charity.

Our VI Cruising Chairman Simon Daws, who is VI, would be very happy to talk to anybody with questions or in need of reassurance   – Mobile: 07749 714361

 

Sailing: Taster cruises for new VI crew!

Sailing - Taster cruises for new VI crew in 2019

Below are the dates for our VI cruises in 2019 from The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST),  for you to put on your new calendars!

Please note the June weekend cruise and the 2-day cruises are primarily taster cruises for new VI crew. If you know of anyone who would like to try sailing please give them my details.

Please do not apply for any cruises yet. application and medical forms will be available in January and we will not be taking any applicants before then.

Sailing Dates for 2019

Taster days:  10th May – 10.00 to 16.00,    31st May – 10.00 to 16.00

Long weekend: Friday evening 10 May to lunchtime Monday 13 May.
Taster weekend: Friday evening 31 May to lunchtime Sun 2 June (intended for VI people who have never sailed before)

Week’s cruise: Friday evening 6 Sept to Sat lunchtime 14 Sept.

E.A.S.T  Contact:  Anne  – Cruising Secretary cruisingsec@e-a-s-t.org.uk

About The East Anglian Sailing Trust

The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST), provides children and adults with disabilities with regular opportunities to access and enjoy sailing activities whilst promoting enhanced independence, confidence and community involvement.

EAST has no paid staff, and relies totally on its volunteers. This is supplemented by the continuing support it receives from local sailing organisations and their members, as well as funding from a number of sources, both local and national.

Website: www.east-anglian-sailing-trust.org.uk