Events, courses and tour dates for 2019. We are happy to arrange sessions at other times to suit your requirements. Just give us a ring or an email to discuss it. Please note that some activities take place at Amble, and others at Druridge Bay Country Park. There is further information about the activities elsewhere on the webpage.
Come and Try it Days
An opportunity to drop in and have a go at an activity.
Cost is £3, you get about 30 minutes on the water and there is no need to book. We provide Buoyancy aids, but be prepared to get a bit wet on your lower half from drips and wet seats.
All ages and abilities welcome, but under 8’s require a parent/guardian to be in the craft with them. Under 16? You need an adult to sign in to give consent for you.
There will be instructors out on the water to keep you safe and help you.
It’s a great chance to see if you like being on the water and find out how you can do more in the future.
PUSH the BOAT OUT event: Saturday May 18th 10 – 4pm:
At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre)– Sailing/ Windsurfing. Try our Access dinghies – safe and easy/ can’t capsize – suitable for wheelchair users as well!
GO PADDLING event Monday May 27th 10 – 1pm: Amble Puffin Festival:
At The Little Shore, Amble (just inside the piers at Amble Harbour).– try sit on top kayaks, open canoes, etc
GO PADDLING event Saturday June 1st 10 – 4pm:
At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre).– try sit on top kayaks, open canoes, stand up paddleboards, etc.
WHAT’S ON AT THE BRAID, AMBLE, NORTHUMBERLAND
RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course
Duration: Two day course
When: March 2nd and 3rd. 9am until 5pm both days.
March 16th and 17th. 9am until 5pm both days.
March 30th and 31st. 9am until 5pm both days.
April 13th and 14th. 9am until 5pm both days.
April 20th and 21st. 9am until 5pm both days.
Cost: £220 including RYA handbook
Other dates are available on request.
Coquet Estuary Tours Dates
Wednesday 17th————–1230 – 1600
Monday 22nd——————1600 – 1930
Monday 29th——————1030 – 1430(bring a packed lunch)
Sunday 5th———————1430 – 1800
Wednesday 8th—————1000 – 1400(bring a packed lunch)
Tuesday 14th——————1130 – 1530 (bring a packed lunch)
Sunday 19th——————-1430 – 1800
Wednesday 22nd————-1630 – 2000
Saturday 25th—————–1900 – 2230(Sunset Paddle)
Tuesday 28th——————0930 – 1300
Wednesday 29th————-1030 – 1430 (bring a packed lunch)
Friday 31st———————1130 – 1530(bring a packed lunch)
Call or email as other dates are often available
Cost: £30 per Adult, £20 per under 18, £10 per under 8. The cost includes all equipment needed including buoyancy aid and, if required, a wet suit.
WHAT’S ON AT LADYBURN LAKE, DRURIDGE BAY COUNTRY PARK, NORTHUMBERLAND
Boat Hire on the Lake
Open Canoe, Kayak, Sit-On top kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP), Windsurfer and Sailing Dinghy hire on Ladyburn Lake (Easter to end of October)
Cost per hour: £15 (single seater), £20 (double seater). Cost includes the use of wetsuits and buoyancy aids. 8 man SUP – £10 plus £5 per person.
We strongly advise that you book your hire by calling our office between the hours of 9am and 1pm. Mondays to Fridays (01665 710367).
Outside these hours, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org before 8am on the day of the desired hire.
Bookings can be made for any time, subject to availability.
If you just turn up on site, we will try to accommodate you, but the facilities may not be open, or all the craft may already be in use.
Please be aware that from a safety perspective all bookings are weather dependent.
RYA level 1/2 Dinghy Sailing
RYA Training for Level 1 or 2 certificates depending on your previous experience.
When: we don’t currently have any courses planned but dates can arranged
Cost: £85 per day
Additional days can be arranged, please contact us to discuss the options.
If you are a group or organisation we can run a course specifically for your group.
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