What a great time was had by all at the first Peanuts session of the season on Saturday. Despite the breezy conditions, it was a pleasure to have 26 happy Peanuts on the water – along with supporting adults.
There may be some of you who don't always receive the Peanuts email notification direct from Richard Foulkes – so please register your email with Richard by emailing him on Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org . Or if you are on his Peanut email mailing list and would like to be removed, then please let him know. He usually send a Peanuts email out a week before asking if you are coming – your responses greatly assist in our planning of the sessions – so that we know who is coming, what age group they are in, what ability, and what you as an adult can offer in support. Our aim is to run sessions that are fun and safe – and having this information means we can plan the sessions to ensure that every child is allocated to a suitable vessel, with adequate safety boat cover and also that you as supporting adults are utilised to the best level.
The club has great resources which we fully take advantage of – however as the Peanuts sessions have become more and more popular, it also helps us to know if you are able to support by using your own vessel at the sessions – be it a sailing dinghy, rib, canoe, paddle board, etc. This also increases the experience and development of the children.
As mentioned, this season, we want to ensure that all Peanuts sessions run as smoothly and efficiently as possible, with the maximum level of safety and fun possible. So we are now introducing a requirement that you provide the following information for each Peanut session you plan to attend:
- Name of child/children attending
- Age and ability of attendees
- Support you can offer (experience and/or any vessel)
This information must be emailed to Richard by 5pm on the Thursday before the Peanuts session to register your child/children's participation in that session.
Remember also that the HRSC is a RYA Training Centre and offers a wide range of courses available to any adult or child wishing to expand their knowledge and experience. Details can be found on the HRSC website www.hambleriversc.org.uk. Or a downloadable brochure can be found below. Particularly recommended are the Powerboat 2, Safety Boat and Assistant Instructor courses for adults and the RYA1 and RYA2 for the children.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do contact Richard.
Here's to a brilliant 2015 Peanuts season.
Here is a reminder of the dates and start times for Peanuts/Cadets in 2015, each session last approx 2 hours :
Saturday 18th April - 09:30 - Peanuts
Saturday 2nd May - 10:30- Cadet Warming Pan
Saturday 9th May - 14:30 - Cadets at Netley
Saturday 16th May - 09:30 - Cadet Session
Thursday 28th May -08:00- Cadet Camp at Fairthorne
Friday 29th May - 09:00 - Cadet Camp at Fairthorne
Saturday 30th May - 10:00 - Cadet Camp at Fairthorne
Sunday 31st May - 10:55 - Cadet Camp at Fairthorne
Saturday 6th June – Cadet Session
Saturday 6th June – 14:00 - Cadet Pico Open
Saturday 20th June – 13:30 - Cadets at Hillhead
Sunday 28th June – Cadets Hosting Hillhead
Saturday 18th July – 13:00 - Cadet Session
Saturday 1st August – 11:30 - Cadet Session
Saturday 15th August – 11:30 - Cadet Session
Saturday 12th September – 10:30 - Cadets Uncle Bobs
Sunday 26th September – 09:30 - Cadet Session
Saturday 10th October – 09:30 - Cadet Session
Last updated 13:40 on 22 March 2018