All about Sailing

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All about Sailing

Postby cmm » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:11 pm

Hi there!

My P2 boy is starting sailing as a cca this year. Any parents out there with kiddos in sailing who can share your experiences? TIA!

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Re: All about Sailing

Postby Green_white » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:25 pm

where is he learning?

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Re: All about Sailing

Postby cmm » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:41 pm

Hi Green_white,

Trainings will be conducted MOE Sea Sports Centre @ 9 Changi Coast Walk.

The pre-requisites on the acceptance letter from the school states that participants need to be proficient in at least one swimmimg stroke and be able to tread water for min 60 secs. My boy is able to swim, but I wouldn't say that he is a proficient swimmer. I dun think he can tread water either. :nailbite:

I'm getting pretty nervous about it now as the letter says lessons will be conducted in the "open seas", and "subjected to the uncontrollable elements of the weather like wind conditions and tidal conditions". I mean, are the students expected to be on their own out in the open seas on their first (few) lessons? :scared:

Just like to know what to expect from other parents with kiddos who have done this before....

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Re: All about Sailing

Postby sook » Sun Jan 12, 2014 4:36 pm

Hi, my girl is joining the sailing cca too. I am also quite nervous on the safety aspect. Can't imagine how my p2 girl going to handle this.

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