Brixham Junior Sailing Club is a small junior sailing club run solely by unpaid volunteers. They operate two days a week every season with up to 50 young people as members. Their aim is to safely teach young people from 11 to 16 (and some adults), the joys of sailing. The grant from the Andrew Simpson Foundation will help to fund training for four youths and two adults over two years to enable the club to continue training young people.
What was the money for?
The Foundation supports the training of 13 volunteer RYA Dinghy Instructors at the Brixham Junior Sailing Club so that they may continue to offer affordable sailing club sessions to young people from the local community.
£2,100 2 years
What were the results?
In the first year of the project 4 volunteers have been trained to become RYA Dinghy Instructors. These 4 young people have delivered sailing sessions to 45 others who would not otherwise have been able to experience sailing.