Is the next Ben Ainslie in Norfolk? Find out at Snettisham open day

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Is the next Ben Ainslie in Norfolk?

His career in sailing began at the age of eight with his family in Restronguet, Cornwall.

By the age of 16 Ben was Laser Radial World Champion. Then just nineteen years old Ben won his first Olympic silver medal in the Laser Class at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. This was the last time he would come second!

If you are 8 or 80, everyone is welcome as Snettisham Beach Sailing Club throws open its doors for its annual Open Day on Saturday, May 14 from 10am, as part of the Royal Yachting Association national initiative “Push The Boat Out” to promote sailing and discover more Champions. Everyone is welcome to come along and try sailing in – all for free! There will be free sailing taster sessions on the sea from 12.30 and on the lake all day long.

Come and enjoy our new improved clubhouse, benefitting from £100,000 + of winter work.

Save 10 per cent off any R.Y.A. courses booked on the day. There is no need to book in advance just come along on the day! Just bring footwear you don’t mind getting wet, a windproof top, a change of clothes, and a towel.

No experience is necessary and would-be sailors of all ages from 8 years upwards are welcome. Children must accompanied by an adult but your adult doesn’t have to go sailing.

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