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St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association

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After temporary closure during the coronavirus' lockdown period, the Club has now re-opened on a restricted basis. For further details please see http://www.westsuffolksailing.org.uk/news

General Details

The St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association (SESCA) is a small, family orientated, volunteer run, watersports club based at Lackford Lake, 5 miles NW of Bury St Edmunds.

It was founded in 1981 on a disused gravel pit. From lowly beginnings, with a second hand hut, it has been built up into a flourishing watersports centre. The Club prides itself on being accessible to all and being a great resource to the local community. It has very low membership fees (family membership is currently £90 per year) and a fleet of club boats, so it is not necessary to own a boat if you want to sail.

In addition to 100 active family and individual members, the Club has eight group members: the Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall and Newmarket Sea Cadets; Suffolk Scouts; WASH Sailability (disabled sailing); Young People Afloat (youth sailing) and Priory School.

The Club’s sailing season runs from the last weekend in March until early November. Organised sailing, rowing and canoeing activities take place on nearly every day throughout the summer.  The Club is a registered RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Training and Foundation (sailing with disabilities) Centre and runs RYA dinghy sailing courses for members several times per year

Whether you are interested in dinghy sailing (pottering or racing), canoeing, windsurfing or just like the great outdoors, you are most welcome to visit the Club to see what we have to offer.

 For further details see: www.westsuffolksailing.org.uk or e-mail: sesca.admin@googlemail.com

 

Who to contact

Position
Club Membership Secretary
Email
sesca.admin@googlemail.com
Website
http://www.westsuffolksailing.org.uk/
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Where to go

Name
St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association
Address
Lackford Lake
Mildenhall Road (A1101)
Lackford
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
Postcode
IP28 6HX
Area served
Bury St Edmunds
Parking available
Yes

Other details

Age Groups
Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet
Last Updated
01/06/2020

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Sailing opportunities for people with SEND are provided by SESCA's subsidiary, volunteer group, WASH Sailability.

Contact
Adrian Grenville
Telephone
01359270423
Email
washsailability@mail.com
Links
WASH Sailability
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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