Finding out how we are doing. Dear Parents / Carers We are currently undertaking a research project to look at whether taking young people sailing improves their chances in other aspects of their lives. Any information we receive is treated is treated in the utmost confidence and will not affect the opportunity for your child(ren) […]
Just to remind everybody, sailing starts tonight for our cadets! Please arrive for 4:30 and don’t forget your spare shoes and water clothes. If you haven’t already bought in your paperwork, please bring this with you too. Hope to see you all down in the hut later.
This years Eddystone Pursuit will take place on Saturday 17th June 2017. We have entered our 3 Hawk 20’s into the event, as usual. These boats will be sailed by our staff and volunteers with the aim of raising money for Horizons. If you would like to help raise sponsorship for the teams please find an […]
The Horizons fleet took to the water again today after the winter re-fit. The photo show ‘Miss Muffet’ leaving the trailer on the slipway. Thanks to everyone who helped.
On Thursday 16th March we went for a visit to the University to have a play on their ship simulator. Both the children and their parents/guardians got to have a play on the machines and the children loved pressing all the buttons, especially the ships horn! Thank you to all involved at the university, we […]
Egg drop was our activity last night. We answered questions about general knowledge, sports, sailing and we also had some practical sections too. These were, weird and wonderful, jokes and a dance off. The children then auctioned off some recycled rubbish with the points they accumulated and wrapped up an egg. This egg was then dropped from the […]
Last night we went to go and see the Queen Harbour Master over in Stonehouse. We were able to see how they control all that happens on the water and whether ships can come into port or not. The children got to play on all the computers and look through the binoculars far out to sea. They […]
Last Thursday a very small group of us went along to Wembury beach to see what critters lay between the rocks. We found Beach Crabs, small Edible Crabs, Blennies, Starfish and many, many more. A big thank you to Wembury Marine Centre and their volunteers who made it a very enjoyable evening. This Thursday we […]
Last night, 15 of us went along for our postponed Snow Tubing and Tobogganing event. I think it’s safe to say, it was certainly worth the wait! We first started off with the Snow Tubing where everybody zoomed down the hill in all sorts of positions with Derek the “Demon Spinner” flinging them here there […]
Sam Hannaford tells us how growing up, sailing and volunteering with Horizons has helped to shape his career in an article published on the RYA Website. You can read the full article here.