Datchet Watersports are looking forward to building on the success of their 2009 windsurfing season which saw a huge increase in members and regular users. Chief Instructor and RYA Windsurfing Trainer, Tim Fraser-Harris remembers last year: “It was great to see so many of our regular windsurfers progressing quickly, as well as many new people getting into the sport. We’ve got a really good, friendly group of windsurfers coming down to make use of their unlimited kit-hire at least once a week (more when it’s windy!). We also had a whole rabble of kids get hooked on windsurfing on courses over the summer, and we had a few of them planing about on 122L Starboard Futuras & 3.5m Tushingham Dinos after only 10 days or so of windsurfing!!” On one extremely windy F5 day when we were running alternative activities for most of our groups, 11 year-old John Salisbury turned to his instructor and asked if he could “Give it a go?”. James McNaughton recalls, “It was an onshore breeze, and we were able to supervise him closely so we set him up with a HiFly Matrix and a 2.7m Dino and set him off! We didn’t expect him to even get off the ‘beach’, let alone blast around controlling the gusts and even making progress upwind!” It just goes to show, with the right conditions, kit and instruction, kids can learn incredibly quickly.
After two years of running successful events for National Windsurfing Week, the guys at Datchet are really excited about the prospects for 2010:
Free Taster Sessions and Clinics!
We’ll be doing FREE TASTERS on Saturday 1st and 8th May (10.00-12.00 & 14.00-16.00). Give us a call on 01753 683990 to book spaces for your non-windsurfing friends and let us convert them to the sport! If you’re already a windsurfer, we’ll be doing FREE INTERMEDIATE CLINICS on Sunday 2nd and 9th May (15.00-17.00). Again, call up to book your space early!
No Joining Fee on Platinum / EasySurf Packages: Unlimited hire from only £57 per month!
We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be helping people save £199 by running our crazy ‘No joining fee offer on Platinum / EasySurf Packages. EasySurf offers unlimited hire from £57 per month (based on initial 12 month contract), or go Platinum to add unlimited scheduled courses and clinics for only another £10 per month! It must be the easiest way to windsurf. You just reserve your top quality Starboard, RRD and Tushingham kit, and then turn up and take it for a blast in the cleanest wind you’ll find inland… and we’re only 25mins from West London! To qualify and save £199, just join up between the 1st and 9th May 2010.
We’re not just a watersports centre, we’re also a network of like-minded watersports fanatics who like to have a good time. We run a whole host of events from BBQs & Parties, to Sea-Sailing weekends, yachting weekends / flotillas, our infamous Dahab Dash, and Tignes ski / snowboard trips.
Further details on what we do are our website www.datchetwatersports.co.uk
Call us on 01753683990 or email [email protected]