Welsh Harp Sailing Club Back to Sailing and Windsurfing

29th March 2021 Guidlines and References


On Monday 29th March 2021 the club reopened for members to sail and windsurf.  Both organised racing & training as well as leisure use and boat maintenance are available once again.

The buildings are closed except for use of toilets. In order to keep things as safe as possible we ask all members to follow the covid guidelines below. 

  1. Self symptom check before you leave home - please stay at home if you feel unwell and always asses your personal risk to fellow members

  1. Sanitise hands on arrival and be mindful of the need to keep hands washed and sanitised throughout your time at The Harp

  1. Register your attendance at the club for track and trace

  • by the signing on sheet in the North Building for dinghy racing
  • through Webcollect for dinghy & windsurf coaching and other club organised events: https://webcollect.org.uk/whsc/category/dinghy-sailing-courses
  • through the windsurfing WhatsApp group and the NHS track and trace QR code in the windsurfing store for leisure windsurfing
  • by scanning the NHS track and trace QR code in the clubhouse for leisure dinghy sailing.
  1. Club boats may be used at any time for racing, training and leisure sailing; for each use they must be booked out and left safe for the next user by washing down thoroughly with soapy water & rinsing off.   Damage must be logged.


  1. With the exception of toilets, the clubhouses are fully closed to members. Those carrying out duties may access equipment such as boat keys, radios etc. Masks must be warn at all times indoors.   Access is permitted in the case of emergencies.

  1. Maintain social distancing and remember the rule of six applies at all times when outside socialising; there is no socialising inside.

  1. Club organised outside coaching / teaching sessions and debriefs come under the government’s organised sport guidance and are not subject to the rule of 6 but social distancing and all other measures still apply.

  1. Please only sail / windsurf in conditions that suit your skill level; ensure you are able to right your craft and return to shore unaided under the prevailing weather conditions.   Dinghy sailors please use a suitable mast head float.

  1. Organised Saturday and Tuesday dinghy racing will be in accordance with the published notice; normal duties will continue including safety cover.