Seasports trainees set sail

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Novices crewing two Wayfarer dinghys learned about the vagaries of the wind in Campbeltown Loch.

The sponsored courses offer youths in full time education or unemployed and aged up to 25, the chance to take an 18 hour sailing course for just £30, aduilts pay £50.

The courses which run until September 3 are already proving popular. Two instructors: Kissy Catterwell from Ardfern and Jane Emerson from Ireland, taught five trainees on Monday afternoon.

Members of Campbeltown sailing club provided accommodation for Kissy and Jane this week.

Instructors Kissy Catterwell and jane Emerson with sail trainees: Clair carter, Elaine McGeachy, Shona Bassett, Greig Walker and Chris Annetts. 25_c31dinghy02_seasports_courses

Shona Bassett, Clair Carter and Elaine McGeachy during their first ever sailing lesson in a Wayfarer on Campbeltown Loch. 25_c31dinghy01_seasports_courses

Young paddlers about to take a canoeing class. 25_c31seasports03