Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club back on the water

Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club's Shane Davey on the water

Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club's Shane Davey on the water - Credit: Archant

The start of the sailing season at Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club was delayed due to Covid restrictions.

Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club's Dave Herbert on the water

Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club's Dave Herbert on the water - Credit: Archant

But members finally began sailing again last month, having completed risk assessments and checks on the clubhouse.

And sailing is now taking place within the latest government rules and guidelines set out by the RYA, sailing’s governing body.

Last Sunday saw 18 dinghies on the water, with the crews enjoying a gentle northerly breeze and sunshine, with all coming back to shore with big smiles.


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