Open Day at Hunstanton Sailing Club

Hunstanton Sailing and Watersports Centre (Hunstanton Sailing Club) are once again having a Family and Friends Open Day on Sunday, 29 May 2016 – 10am till 4pm – to give as many young people a chance as possible to have a go at some great water activities. Watersports including sailing, socialising and a BBQ too. What a great way to sample what the club has to offer. The upstairs floor of Hunstanton Sailing Club is also due to open the same weekend now that work on it has been completed. … Continue reading

Open Weekend at Hunstanton Sailing Club Great Success

Stuart Moore shows Oakie Letzer the ropes - photo by Lynn News

Saturday, 22 August 2015 was a real scorcher and the perfect incentive to get hordes of newbies on the water at Hunstanton Sailing Club trying out all the great facilities on offer.  The Club reports that the day was a wonderful success with over 40 people out on the water during the course of the day. All participants apparently had a great time and the event proved to be a great opportunity for many to try out water sports in a safe environment. Sadly, the time available for interested participants was shrunk owing … Continue reading

Coastal Rowing Club Foiled in Attempt to Launch at Hunstanton

Kings Lynn Coastal Rowing Club (KLCRC) 5 Sept 2015 - no launch in sight - photo by Stella Gooch

King’s Lynn Coastal Rowing Club (KLCRC) are all about buying, building, launching and racing St Ayles skiffs. They recently approached Hunstanton Sailing Club with a view to launching a skiff which they had taken a year to build.  Many dates were floated and discarded due to the wrong conditions. The early report from Les Collinson, operator of Hunstanton Kayaks was that the high tide would be good and last for most of the day and thus plans were finally made for 10am on Saturday, 5 September 2015. The KLCRC rowers arrived … Continue reading

Get a Taste for Sailing at Hunstanton Sailing Club 22/23 August

Beth Harding, Hunstanton Sailing Club Youth Team Instructor

Hunstanton Sailing Club are inviting everyone to try out the club’s improved facilities over the weekend of 22 & 23 August 2015 from 10am till 4pm. Click to download a flyer about the Taster Day 22-23 Aug 2015 at Hunstanton Sailing Club If you have not previously had a go at any of the typical watersports then this is your chance.  Over the weekend you can try: Windsurfing Sailing (with various boat types) Stand Up Paddle Boards Kayaking Hunstanton Sailing Club boasts a friendly atmosphere and coffee and tea is available … Continue reading

Friday Focus: Beth Harding (aged 14), Youth Team Instructor at Hunstanton Sailing Club

Beth Harding, Hunstanton Sailing Club Youth Team Instructor

How long have you been involved in Hunstanton Sailing Club and what made you join? My family joined the club 4 years ago so I could learn to Kayak.  I have now become Youth Team Instructor at the club. Were you already in this part of West Norfolk or did you move here to take up your role? I live in Rushden, Northamptonshire and we have a static caravan at Manor Park in Hunstanton. What is your primary motivator for doing this role? To try and encourage youngsters to get … Continue reading

Firefighters Kayak Across The Wash

Kayakers off Hunstanton cliffs - by John Matthews

We all know our emergency services are made up of great people, full of community spirit and ready for a challenge or two.   Here is a perfect example of the type of people that make up our dedicated team of firefighters.  On Sunday, 25 May 2014, a team of 6 firefighters kayaked across The Wash to raise funds for charity. Tony Garner, Liam Wood, Matthew Lee, Rebecca White, David Birks and Richard Baker (Firefighters from Cambridge Airport) were accompanied by Gary Morgan and Andy Coleman on jet ski support duty.  … Continue reading