Arran Yacht Club is also the home of Arran Junior Sailing Club. AJSC was set up to teach sailing to children of Primary 7 upwards at school on the Island.
It has over 60 cadets each year and operates during the summer term and through the first half of the autumn term, It has rescue boats and a fleet of dinghies from small Taz 2 man starter boats through Picos, 2 man performance Feva XL’s and even a couple of Wayfarers and a GP14 as well as a double stacking trailer to support off island racing.
Arran Junior Sailing Club is a totally separate, self-sufficient organisation with its own financial arrangements and committee, many of whom are also involved with the Yacht Club.
And here is some inspiration for our younger members: Neil Hunter, who came up through junior sailing and club racing, is now part of the GB team: Read article here (2.7mB, pdf)