Lendy Cowes Week

 ​The 1851 Trust, official charity of Lendy Cowes Week 2018, will be delivering a programme of fun and engaging workshops inspired by the excitement of the America’s Cup for Isle of Wight based groups of young people.

Please join us for our FREE sailing inspired workshops throughout Lendy Cowes Week

Dates: Saturday 4th – Thursday 9th August

Venue: Central Cowes (to be confirmed on registration)

Timings: 1115 – 1230 and 1415 – 1530

Cost: FREE

Ages: 8-13 year olds

Group Sizes: Max 15 young people per group

Parents / guardians: Min 2 adults per group resposbile for all young people within the group

How to book:  To book your Club or Group, find the workshop you would like to take part in below and email events@1851trust.org.uk

Available places will be allocated on a first come basis.

Plastic ‘not so’ fantastic (“Sustainability Saturday”, 4 August)​

Play our marine wildlife game and learn about the impact of single-use plastic on marine wildlife and reduce your impact on the environment.​

Starting sequence (“Family fun day”, Sunday, 5 August) ​

Are you a budding navigator or tactician? Try your skills at coding to navigate your “Sphero” boat around our race course?​

Past, present and future (“Charity Monday”, 6 August)​

Whether you love the beauty and grandeur of the old J class yachts or you’re a die-hard AC50 fan, you will love exploring blueprints and surveys. Use your knowledge to compete in our quiz with a twist!​

Girls that can (“Lendy Ladies’ Day”, Tuesday 7 August)​

It’s girls only! Can you rise to the challenge and build a boat that is both lightweight and strong? Explore our cutting edge materials and learn what makes an sailing boats foil. ​

Fit for the future (“Youth Day”, Wednesday 8 August) ​

We will be future-proofing our next generation! Find out what it takes to be an America’s Cup sailor and take part in our fitness challenge. Beat the grinder and learn how your body reacts to exercise.​

Float your boat (Thursday 9 August) ​

Why do boats float? Why are some faster than others? Design your own hull and test it to see if you could be the next America’s Cup designer!​


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