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Rockley Watersports Family Holidays

RYA Training Beginner to instructor level

Why a camping holiday to France really does tick all the boxes

BTEC L3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) A great career choice for 6th formers - find out why

School & Group Activity Trips

RYA Instructor Training

Learning just got a whole lot more exciting

Get the qualifications you need to teach

Youth Residential Holidays Sailing and multi activity holidays for 10 years plus

Plus Expert Advice

Interviews

Competitions

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Welcome to Rockley Watersports The phrase ‘time flies’ has really resonated with me over the last 12 months as we celebrated a fantastic 40 years of offering sailing tuition and holidays. With the risk of sounding like I’m on a reality tv show, the journey has been phenominal! I remember when my Mum and Dad first told my siblings and I about their great plan to set up a sailing centre - it sounded like a mad idea, but a great one too!

SO WHAT'S GOING ON Our story What we offer & locations Training & sailing courses Residential holidays RYA Instructor training Ask the expert French family holidays

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Fast forward 10 years and in July 1986 I’m working as a qualified Dinghy Instructor teaching a Wayfarer fleet to earn a bit of pocket money. Fast forward another 30 years and I’m watching my eldest son, Nathanial doing the exact same thing! Our passion for what we do at Rockley is undimmed and if anything we are more excited about the future and the opportunities to share what we love with all of you. Throughout all our varied activities, training courses and experiences we have been careful to stick to that original idea of providing tuition with a personal touch and fun vibe for children, teens, adults and groups who have an enthusiasm for sport, the outdoors and life-affirming experiences.

Peter Gordon - Owner

camping at its very best

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Q&A WITH Lucy Macgregor

a great way to educate

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WHO WE ARE - WHAT'S OUR STORY to ... sum us up

We are a bunch of people - married with families or enjoying being single.

IT ALL STARTED WITH WANTING TO TEACH KIDS HOW TO SAIL...

We have children and a lot of dogs. We love to swim, cycle, run (sometimes simultaneously), sail, wakeboard, ski and windsurf. We’re partial to a g&t, some love to bake and most of us (OK all of us) love to eat cake. We are all different and similar in equal measures, but there are a few things we all have in common - we love where we live in fabulous Dorset, we love the outdoors, we love the water and we are passionate about what we do! Welcome to Rockley Watersports!

and ...... it all began.....

We have been teaching sailing and watersports activities for an amazing 40 years and it all started with just a caravan on the beach as an office and a few boats. The idea was to find a way of introducing more youngsters to sailing. 40 years later we continue this aim but it’s now more than that. Our School and Group activity trips offer a new and exciting way to educate youngsters, our BTEC L3 (Outdoor Adventure) course offers an alternative to A levels, a gateway to University and the opportunity for individuals to pursue a career in the watersports industry, our RYA Instructor Courses sees Rockley train more individuals to Instructor level than any other sailing centre in the UK and our junior, youth and adult courses means we get to see so many experience the joy of sailing, often for the first time. Bring on the next few years!

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things you need to know about us

In 1976,325 people took to the waters with Rockley, in 2016 this number was over 10,000

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Rockley are now the the largest provider of BTEC L3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure), in the UK.

PIP WOODS, MD

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F ac tf ile ; O r iginally from a fina ncia l bac k gr o u nd , P ip j o in ed th e Rockl ey te am in 2 0 0 3 and to ok over a s Managing D ir e c to r in 2014.

“There just aren’t enough superlatives to round up this last year - crazy, amazing, fantastic, chaotic, a complete whirlwind of an adventure..... in essence, it’s been amazing! I feel very proud to be in charge during Rockley’s 40th year and of what we have all achieved. I am supported by a great team and it is equally as fun as it is challenging! There are so many highlights of the year (aside from the odd camping trip with my dogs George and Henry as well as the Rockley girls Thursday night bike ride around Dorset) but here are just a few; The relationship we have and the things we do with our chosen charity Julia’s House is something close to my heart and by far the most rewarding part of my job. The Sibling Residential Weekends and the Splash in the Park charity day we host are amazing fun - read about it on pages 38-39.

Over the past 2 years, the Rockley team have collectively cycled, swum and ran thousands of miles, raising over £25,000 for Julias House.

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Rockley has 27 full time staff with a total of 29 children, 10 dogs and 2 cats

We were allowed to choose our very own postcode of BH15 4RW

The Dorset School Games hosted at Poole Park Lake brings together primary and secondary school children as part of an initiative to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport. Thirteen schools and over 200 pupils participated in this year’s event. And while all this has been going on, I’ve been busy training for my first Half Iron Man in aid of Julia’s House. I’ll take inspiration from the Brownlee Brothers and all the other amazing British Olympic athletes and will drag myself across the line whatever it takes! So while we undoubtedly live in a world where it feels like social media is taking over, we are still encouraging everyone - young, old, novice and expert to get out on the water, on your bike or whatever takes your fancy and really enjoy the outdoors! www.rockley.org www.rockley.org

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WHAT WE OFFER

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YOUTH RESIDENTIAL HOLIDAYS

Youngsters from the age of 10 will love our youth residential sailing or multiactivity holidays at Rockley Point. Fun days out on the water will be followed by home cooked meals and an evening of entertainment. Great memories will be created, life-long friends will be formed and new skills will be learnt.

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FRENCH FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Holidays are about spending quality time with your family, ensuring that your children are having fun and being able to do as much or as little as you like. A Rockley camping holiday means we take care of all your needs including your meals so that all you need to do is enjoy your time on the water or relax poolside!

SCHOOL & GROUP ACTIVITY TRIPS UK & FRANCE

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The positive effect that learning outside the classroom has on youngsters has proven to be profound. With 2 centres in the UK and 3 in France, we have worked over the past 40 years to try and offer the best activity trips in the best locations with the best staff. It’s an adventure your pupils will absolutely love!

RYA COURSES & TRAINING

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We think everyone should get out on the water - it’s great fun, it’s exhilarating and anyone can do it. At Rockley we have an unprecedented range of RYA courses and training from sailing and catamaran sailing to windsurfing and powerboating so you can have a go for the first time or upgrade your skills.

RYA INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

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Rockley trains more instructors in dinghy sailing, powerboating and windsurfing every year than any other RYA centre. Our Professional Watersports Training covers everything from basic Instructor courses and endorsements to our longer inclusive packages aimed at developing those with the desire, but who don’t yet have the sailing experience.

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Poole Park activities

At our Poole Park centre located in the centre of Poole, we take local school groups, run school sailing regattas, offer taster sessions, hire out sailing boats, kayaks, pedalos and SUP’s as well as hosting birthday parties and running children’s holiday camps and weekend clubs. It’s where you can do it all!!

BTEC L3 SPORT (OUTDOOR ADVENTURE)

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Now the largest provider of the BTEC L3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) course in the UK having hosted over 200 students since its launch in 2011. This largely practical course is ideal for those wanting to get in to the watersports and leisure industry or can provide a gateway to University. www.rockley.org

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FABULOUS locations

south west france There are few places as stunning in France and we have spent a lot of time ensuring we have picked the perfect locations for our school groups and family holidays. Our three centres in south west France - AzuRivage, Le Lac Mimizan and La Rive are based on large, beautiful lakes amongst breath taking forests and within short distances of stunning surf beaches and traditional French culture. Our locations are favourites amongst pupils, teachers and families for the large, safe watersports areas and the warmth of the lakes, making it ideal for all abilities.

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Poole, dorset We all love where we live, beautiful Poole in Dorset and it is absolutely the perfect place for you to learn to sail, windsurf and powerboat and for us to teach you! Poole Harbour offers possibly the safest and most idyllic conditions, a secure and happy setting for children to experience a residential trip away from home. With tens of square miles of shallow, sheltered water and with the Purbeck Hills as a backdrop, the island-dotted harbour offers a beautiful and challenging environment for children and adults, beginners and experienced sailors alike.


Life is better on the water

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RYA COURSES & Training Rockley is synonymous with sailing expertise and training. Our long record of providing the highest quality of instruction, equipment, safety and of course fun, means we have introduced thousands of individuals, families and school children to the delights of dinghy sailing. We are proud to bring about a life-long love and participation in watersports for the people that visit us.

S ai l i n g At Rockley we offer the whole spectrum of RYA courses - beginner, improver, intermediate and advanced taking you from RYA Stages 1 and 2 through to the RYA advanced sailing modules of RYA Sailing with Spinnakers and RYA Performance Sailing. All our sailing courses are catagorised in to age groups - junior courses (8-11 years), youth courses (12-16 years) and adult courses (17+ years). With courses ranging from a 1 day private tuition to 3-days, 5-days or a 2-day weekend there is plenty to choose from! We use a variety of dinghies suitable for the the type of course and the age group. Beginners will expect to sail anything from a Wayfarer to a Hartley 10 or 12, while improvers and intermediates will take to the waters on a Laser Pico, RS Feva or Laser 2000, RS Vision, Hartley 12, 15 or Hobie 15 to name but a few. All our courses follow the RYA scheme allowing you to gain the much recognised RYA qualifications and develop your sailing skills, but they also offer much more than that - sailing is a great sport to get involved in, it’s fun, exciting, challenging and exhilarating at the same time. Our sailing location is one of the best in the UK and adults love it as much as children do.

WHY AN RYA COURSE? The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the National Governing Body for sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and associated activities and is generally considered to provide the benchmark for watersports training standards globally. RYA recognised clubs and centres are inspected and approved by an independent assessor as working to the highest standards for safety, learning and enjoyment for the students of all of their programmes, so this certainly gives peace of mind when entrusting loved ones to a new activity and environment. RYA training is delivered around the world so if you always look for the badge you can be reassured that instruction is consistent and moving from one RYA venue to another shouldn’t result in having to learn everything again from a different syllabus or training style. www.rockley.org

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Beginner - just starting out / RYA STAGE/LEVEL 1 & 2

IMPROVER - tAKING THE NEXT STEP/ RYA STAGE/LEVEL 3 & 4

INTERMEDIATE - YOU'VE GOT THE BUG / RYA SEAMANSHIP SKILLS/RYA dAY SAILING

ADVANCED - sOMETHING MORE CHALLENGING / RYA pERFORMANCE SAILING/RYA sAILING WITH SPINNAKERS

Learning to sail can be the start of something new and exciting and the best way to get to grips with the basics is by learning to sail a dinghy. The courses will take you through all the necessary training to enable you to be confident out on the water – have an enthusiasm for sport, the outdoors and life-affirming experiences. Go on, what are you waiting for?

By now you can handle a boat on your own in moderate conditions; our intermediate course concentrates on improving boat-handling skills as both helm and crew and problem solving afloat. A perfect course for recreational sailors as this forms a good grounding for sailing in more challenging conditions and is great preparation for the advanced course.

THE ROCKLEY PATHWAY -

WHERE DO YOU FIT IN? OUR EASY GUIDE

Now you have mastered the basics, it’s time to progress to the next RYA course. Improver courses are all about consolidating your previously learnt skills and preparing for the intermediate course. These courses will give you the confidence to go out and sail a boat on your own and prepare you for even buying your own boat.

Competent sailors will relish the opportunity to challenge themselves and this course provides an ideal way to develop advanced boat handling skills. A fun and exhilarating course, a must for anyone wishing to progress through to the RYA Dinghy Instructor course.

private tuition is available for all levels of sailing ACADEMY - MAKING IT A CAREER / RYA INSTRUCTOR & PROFESSIONAL WATERSPORTS TRAINING

Rockley Academy provides courses and training to meet the needs of the marine leisure industry and individuals, with an unrivalled prospectus of internationally certified qualifications across all the major watersports disciplines. Whether it’s specialist training or upskilling, a gap year or a career break, we offer recognised training as well as rewarding experiences! www.rockley.org

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m u l t i ac ti vi ty weeks

Multi hull courses

Embrace the long summer holidays and give your children a holiday they will never forget! A holiday that is challenging, active, builds confidence, teaches new skills and provides an unforgettable experience? Our multi-activity weeks aim to get youngsters to experience a variety of activities - some of which they may have already had a go at and some that they will have never tried. Youngsters have the option of staying with us in our residential accommodation or can attend on a non-residential basis. For those who stay with us, the fun doesn’t stop after their day on the water. After dinner, the evening activities will prove to be just as exciting with a programme of events to keep them entertained from beach games and bbqs to climbing walls and a visit to the local water flume park.

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There are few things more exhilarating than having a blast out on the water in a catamaran and our location on the shores of Poole Harbour offers ideal training conditions We offer the full range of 1 and 2 day courses which will get you out on a trapeze in no time! Choose from the 2-day Start sailing (RYA Level 1) or Basic Skills (RYA Level 2) or for the more advanced our 2-day RYA Sailing with Spinnakers and Advanced Boat Handling course is the perfect option. Catamaran conversion courses are also available or for those who are looking to improve on specific areas of their sailing, then our private tuition options guarantees you a boat and an instructor all to yourself!

experience the exhilaration & thrill of catamaran sailing

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Standing on their own two feet! S T A YI N G WI T H US Whether you are looking for RYA training or fun-filled weeks on the water for your youngsters, then our hugely popular residential weeks for 10 to 17 year olds is a wonderful option. A residential holiday with Rockley is not only amazing fun and gives youngsters the opportunity to make some wonderful friendships, it also provides valuable opportunities for promoting teamwork, social and communication skills. Our highly qualified and committed team of staff are chosen for their passion for the outdoors and ability to instill a sense of fun into all aspects of their stay. From teaching watersports to our programme of ‘after hours’ activities,

we will ensure that your children are engaged in exciting and stimulating activities throughout their stay. Our residential weeks include full board bunk room accommodation and their week-long activity or RYA dinghy sailing or windsurf training course. This full board option is particularly popular as their experience with us is as much about their time off the water as it is on (or in!) the water.

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OUR ACCOMMODATION Our fully supervised, purpose-built accommodation is only a short walk from the sailing centre. Each ensuite bunkroom sleeps between four and six people with girls and boys accommodated separately and those of a similar age sharing a room. Please inform us if friends are holidaying together and would like to stay together. Our own catering team provide three healthy, balanced meals a day and enough to satisfy appetites energised by days out in the fresh air.

S T AY I N G WI TH U S

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We have a full programme of things to do after the sailing day is over to keep even Watersports training & holidays the most energetic and enthusiastic young person entertained. After dinner activities can include anything from beach games to a beach bbq as well as an evening excursion to a local water flume park – so swimming things and lots of energy are essential!

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INSTRUCTOR TRAINING Rockley Academy draws together unrivalled experience and expertise to offer more training, more courses and more qualifications on the water than anyone else. Based at our flagship watersports centre at Rockley Point in beautiful Poole Harbour, you can train and learn in a spectacular setting and achieve remarkable results. Our training falls in to 2 catagories;

FAS T T R ACK IN ST R UCT O R T R A I N I N G (INDIVIDUAL ELEMENTS OR 10 & 13 DAY PACKAGES) Our instructor training is aimed at those individuals who are already more experienced and offers the following courses: Instructor Preparation RYA Pre-Entry Assessment RYA Dinghy Instructor 10 & 13 Day RYA Dinghy Instructor Packages RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor RYA Dinghy Advanced Instructor RYA Start Racing Instructor RYA Multi-hull Instructor RYA Start Windsurf Instructor RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Instructor RYA Powerboat Instructor

(4, 6 & 10 WEEK PACKAGES) Our Professional Watersports Training (PWT) is aimed at those individuals with little or no watersports experience and offers RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor (4 weeks), RYA Dinghy Instructor (6 weeks) and combines RYA Start Windsurf Instructor and RYA Dinghy Instructor (10 weeks). Watersports Instructor qualifications will open the door into a world of possibilities in this globally expanding industry.

Factfile; Paddy Powney Age 24 wORKS at ROCKLEY POINT as a windsurf & Dinghy instructor

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Paddy was employed as an Activity Instructor in France with his Mountain Bike qualification in 2010 After 2 seasons working in France he attended the 10 week RYA Dinghy and Windsurf Instructor Course. Following successful completion, he has worked a further 4 seasons in France and is currently working at our Rockley Point centre in Poole.

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RYA INSTRUCTOR training courses rya dinghy instructor pre entry sailing assessment (16+)

RYA 10 DAY dINGHY Instructor pACKAGE (16+)

An RYA pre-requisite for the RYA Dinghy Instructor course is that all candidates have to pass RYA Pre-Entry Sailing Assessment, conducted by an RYA Coach Assessor. Sailing skills such as man overboard, sailing tight circles, sailing a triangular course and sailing a follow-my-leader course will be assessed to advanced sailing standard.

Our 10-day course enables students to gain all the pre-requisites, as well as the RYA Dinghy Instructor course. The course covers the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate, RYA Pre-Entry Training and Assessment, RYA First Aid, RYA Dinghy Instructor and RYA Safeguarding courses. Package can be with or without accommodation.

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RYA 13 day dINGHY Instructor pACKAGE (16+)

This course is aimed specifically at candidates looking to progress to RYA Dinghy Instructor level who already hold the RYA Advanced sailing modules. The emphasis of the week is on getting you prepared for both the Instructor course and the RYA Pre-Entry Assessment.

MOST POPULAR COURSE RYA dINGHY Instructor (16+)

Our very popular 5-day RYA Dinghy Instructor course teaches you the RYA method, the structure of the RYA and how to teach sailing. An RYA Dinghy Instructor qualification is highly valued and is recognised as the industry standard for employment at watersports centres and holiday organisations both here in the UK and overseas. This course runs throughout the year and every week of the school holidays. It is our most popular RYA Instructor course so ensure you book in plenty of time to guarantee a space. If you would like any advice regarding this course and the pre-requisites required, call the office on 01202 677272.

Our 13-day course enables students to gain all the pre-requisites, as well as the RYA Dinghy Instructor course. The course covers the Instructor Preparation week (including RYA Pre-Entry Assessment), RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA Dinghy Instructor, RYA First Aid and the RYA Safeguarding Courses. Package can be with or without accommodation.


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RYA SENIOR Instructor (18+)

This 4-day course covers preparation and delivery of sessions, course and centre management, powerboat handling in a teaching environment, RYA Sailing Schemes and the role of a Senior Instructor. Students will be assessed on a continual basis over the 4 days when running water-based sessions.

RYA ADVANCED Instructor (16+)

The RYA Advanced Instructor qualification enables experienced RYA Dinghy Instructors to coach advanced boat handling skills and the RYA Performance Sailing module.

RYA RACE Instructor (16+)

The RYA Racing Instructor qualification enables experienced RYA Dinghy Instructors, with a passion for racing, to develop skills and techniques required to teach the RYA Start Racing module.

rya POWERBOAT instructor (16+)

This 3-day course trains you in the various techniques and teaching methods required to instruct the RYA Level 1 and 2 syllabus and is run by an RYA Powerboat Trainer. All students will run a number of sessions to develop personal skills and teaching ability. Please note that you are required to complete the 1-day RYA Powerboat Instructor Pre-skills Assessment before attending the course.

RYA START WINDSURF INSTRUCTOR (16+)

This 5-day course is for competent windsurfers who are looking to teach the RYA Start Windsurfing course and the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme.

RYA POWERBOAT LEVEL 2 (14+)

This ever-popular 2-day course includes basic seamanship skills such as handling the boat safely under power in a variety of conditions. You will practice manoeuvres such as coming alongside and man overboard. Some speed work will also be undertaken outside the harbour.


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RYA FIRST AID

This one day course covers the principles of first aid with the emphasis on working in a water-based environment. The qualification is valid for 3 years and recognised for all RYA Instructor qualifications.

RYA SAFE AND FUN SAFEGUARDING - ONLINE COURSE

This new course is suitable for anyone working with children and vulnerable adults in an RYA environment. This includes those volunteering or working at recognised training centres and affiliated clubs. It provides a basic level of knowledge and awareness, put in the context of realistic scenarios that anyone could encounter at their club or centre and is also a pre-requisite for instructor training.

RYA SAFETY BOAT (18+)

This 2-day course trains competent powerboat drivers in fleet rescue and the techniques required when rescuing small craft. It is useful for those wishing to assist with rescue cover at their local sailing club and is also a pre-requisite for the RYA Senior Instructor Course.

RYA ESSENTIAL NAVIGATION - ONLINE COURSE

The course which takes about 6 hours to complete is ideal for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2 as well as Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.

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novice to INSTRUCTOR 10 WEEK RYA DINGHY & RYA START WINDSURF INSTRUCTOR PACKAGE This 10-week package trains you to be one of the most highly regarded RYA Dinghy and Windsurf Instructors within the industry. By completing the combined package you will give yourself the best opportunity to follow the watersports career of your choice.

6 WEEK RYA DINGHY INSTRUCTOR PACKAGE

Give yourself a headstart and get the lifestyle you want. Our 6-week intensive training course is tailored to give you the qualifications needed to work as a Dinghy Instructor within the UK or overseas. Those who qualify as an RYA Dinghy Instructor at Rockley Academy are considered to be some of the most professionally trained Dinghy Instructors internationally.

4 WEEK RYA START WINDSURF INSTRUCTOR

This course qualifies you to become an RYA Start Windsurf Instructor plus all pre-requisites in just 4 weeks. Basic windsurfing knowledge and skills are an entry requirement. Also includes RYA Safe and Fun Safeguarding certificate and all pre-requisites. All our packages include full board accommodation, all equipment, instruction, logbooks, exam fees & certificates.

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ASK THE EXPERT Watersports training & holidays

Rockley’s Operations Director is himself an avid sailor and loves all things watersports. There’s nothing he doesn’t know when it comes to the water!

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I want to gain my Dinghy Instructor certificate. I am 21 and have sailed all my life, participated in numerous national racing events and am a competent sailor. Is it necessary that I complete the Pre-entry assessment? Simon - London

The short answer is yes! The RYA requires that all potential Dinghy Instructors complete an RYA Assessment before attending the Dinghy Instructor course. We are very fortunate to have an excellent sailing scheme in the UK and clubs up and down the country provide some excellent sail training programmes. However the majority of us tend to focus our personal sailing in specific areas or classes which doesn’t necessarily practice the breadth of skills required to be a good, all round instructor, able to demonstrate all the skills from the RYA syllabus – when was the last time a laser squad sailor had the ability to practise man overboard drill or a 29er practised sailing without a centreboard? In many aspects the assessment ensures that there aren’t any gaps in the skill set and that candidates are ready to progress onto the instructor course with the best chance of success. Good Luck!

YOU CAN CONTACT ROB WITH ANY OF YOUR QUESTIONS ON HELLO@ROCKLEY.ORG

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I would love to find a role in the watersports industry however I don’t have any formal training or background in sailing. What options are available for me? Sarah - Winchester

One of the best ways to get started would be by working within a watersports centre as an instructor. It’s great fun, you’ll get loads of experience in a short space of time and make life long friends. Depending on your existing experience you can do an instructor training programme lasting from a handful of days to a couple of months to gain the necessary pre requisites – we offer anything from a 5 day instructor course for those who have everything in place to an intensive programme lasting 6 weeks where we will take you from a beginner to gaining the necessary skills and understanding to get your first job as an instructor. Alternatively you could combine instructor training with academic studies by completing a programme like our Level 3 BTEC.

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My children have done some sailing courses before but haven’t sailed since last summer, which course should I book them onto? Catherine - Leeds

This is often a worry for improver or intermediate sailors as you are never sure what you’ll remember, or have forgotten, until you get back on the water. This is why for all of our courses apart from beginners the first thing we do is get on the water to have a quick and simple shake down sail to ensure that we have the right groupings to ensure every student has the best opportunity to progress. Over the years we have run sailing courses we have found that: a) many students will be surprised by how much they remember and b) a little time covering previous topics will solidify the foundations on which to build the next stage of progression. So just book yourself onto the course which you feel is the best fit and then trust us to tweak things to make sure they have the best experience possible. www.rockley.org

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WE TALK TO LOCAL GIRL AND OLYMPIC SAILOR LUCY MACGREGOR ABOUT SAILING & her mum's roast dinner! What is your favourite boat to sail in and why?

Too hard to answer! I love to sail a range of boats all the time as every type offers something different....but the Nacra 17 has been great fun!

Do you prefer sailing solo or in a team and why?

Definitely in a team. I love that feeling when you have been working hard together towards a goal and it all comes together.

What do you love the most about Poole?

Something a bit off-piste. These are a set of quick-fire questions, for fun Sea or swimming pool? Sea Trainers or flip flops? Flip flops Beach or mountains? Mountains

I have travelled all around the World to different sailing venues but Poole is one of the most stunning of them all.

Sunday Roast or Bangers and Mash?

Can you see yourself and Kate sailing again in another campaign?

Who would you like to get stuck in a lift with? David Attenborough

Kate and I will always have sailing projects going on together. In 2016 we went to Korea together for a Match Racing Event and competed in the Etchells World Championships together.

Would you ever consider a place in the Volvo Ocean Race or other?

I’d definitely consider it - whether this means I’d do it or not is a very different matter!

Mum’s roast

One thing you would have on a desert island? My friends - they come as one! Your best moment of London 2012?

Sailing out for our first race and seeing, then hearing the crowds of 1000s ready to cheer us on. Insane. www.rockley.org

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Watersports training & holidays

IT'S ABOUT SPENDING TIME WITH YOUR FAMILY

Our holidays include; > All activities - sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, trail biking > All meals > Accommodation & linen > Use of all equipment throughout your holiday (subject to availabiity) > Evening socials www.rockley.org

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french family holidays If finding the ideal holiday to satisfy all your family members from the active child to the parent who just wants to chill out poolside and finally finish a book without any interruptions, is proving difficult, then look no further than Rockley and our Get Active holidays. Our holidays combine a fantastic selection of activities for both children and adults, allowing the whole family to enjoy the excitement of doing new activities together - a great bonding experience and great fun, whilst also leaving some much deserved downtime to either relax or explore the area further.

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Each family can choose from our inclusive activities to create their own holiday programme. There is no pressure to participate. You choose how much or how little you want to do. Parents may want to spend the day relaxing, reading a good book or visiting local attractions while we look after the children - it’s up to you. And with activities designed for all abilities, you don’t need to be an expert or super fit to enjoy them.

There is something wonderful about the southwest of France with its spectacular coastline, rolling countryside, forests, magnificent lakes and majestic mountains. In a small part of the Aquitaine region on the outskirts of the small town of Azur on the shores of Lac Soustons lies the unique French campsite of AzuRivage - the location of our French Family holidays. www.rockley.org

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discover AQUITAINE

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our favourite things to do up the culture and vibe of Biarritz with 1 Soak its magnificent buildings, a luxurious seaside town, popular with tourists & surfers alike

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The Atlantic Beaches are a surfing hotspot - dust off your board or enjoy the spectacular beaches and splash in the waves

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Enjoy the Local Cuisine - try the delicious seafood & taste some world-renowned wines

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Visit the fabulous Dune du Pyla - the largest sand dune in Europe with spectacular views across Arcachon Bay and the forest of Aquitaine. www.rockley.org

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wHAT'S NOT TO LOVE ABOUT CAMPING! And if you’ve never been camping before you’ll be amazed how easy and enjoyable it is! AzuRivage has all the facilities to make your stay relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable. Of course, if your ideal holiday includes a quiet spot, a good book and a glass of something chilled then camping does that best too.

ROCKLEY WATERSPORTS CHALET TENTS Our Get Active Holiday accommodation is provided in our own chalet-style tents. The Rockley chalet tents have three separate sleeping compartments for up to six people. Each tent has proper sprung beds, full electric lighting and power points. A table, parasol and chairs are provided for you to relax and enjoy the fresh air under the pine trees. On arrival, you’ll find a ‘welcome pack’ including a bottle of wine and some beer (chilled of course) along with some essentials including fruit juice, bottled water, milk, tea and coffee.

AL FRESCO DINING Our Get Active holidays are all about you enjoying your time on the water with your family and new-found friends, which is why we take care of everything else including all your meals! Our chef and catering team offer meals using fresh locally sourced ingredients for you to enjoy after your activities. With buffet style lunches which cater for all tastes and appetites and a two course evening meal including a bottle of beer, glass of wine or soft drink, you can enjoy the relaxed environment of a Rockley holiday and share tales of the day with your friends and family.

FUN OFF THE WATER! During your time off the water we aim to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible, which is why our varied programme of social events is guaranteed to keep everyone entertained. Our arrival evening ’Welcome Drinks‘ gives you a chance to meet your instructors and fellow Get Active families and is a good opportunity to ask any questions you may have. After a day or two you can enjoy our ’Boules‘ evening where you can choose to pit your family team against all comers or split up and take on the kids! Towards the end of the week we host a family themed evening ending with a lively prize giving ceremony. Parents and children also get an evening off from each other with our activity evenings for the youngsters. While we take good care of them, you can relax with a glass of wine!


Let's get active

PICK YOUR ACTIVITY

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Our range of activity sessions means that you can pick and choose what you want to do throughout the week. Do as much or as little as you like!

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Get to grips with during our beginner and intermediate clinics. With sessions focusing on different techniques you can customise your own week of sailing activities

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your way around the beautiful lake at Soustons. Go solo or team up with family or friends with our SUP’s easily launched from the beach

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from our beach at AzuRivage couldn’t be easier and you don’t need to have any experienc at all. There’s plenty to see and it’s a great workout!

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From your first tentative steps to the sheer exhilaration of blasting along in footstraps and harness, there are few sports more addicitve than

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Explore the beautiful surrounds of Soustons and AzuRivage on our Available for youngsters from aged 11

Windsurfing

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GET ON THE WATER! Our fabulous range of water and land based activities means that the whole family get to have a go on the water no matter what level you are! Our weekly programme of events means that you really can have the holiday you want! Throughout the morning and afternoon we offer 2 hourly sessions of activities for you to pick and choose from so if you are super keen to get on the water or on your bike, you can do so, but if you also want a bit of down time and chill out by the pool with a good book, then you can do that too! Marketing Manager Cassandra Preston took her family to France this year with her husband and 2 children Daisy (7) and Joseph (4) - “This is the perfect holiday for all of us. The children were able to try out all the activities and had an absolutely amazing time with the Instructors. We had lots of fun on the water together as a family, but they also made some great friends and so spent some of their time doing activities with them”. “We all particularly loved the children’s only activity evening as we were able to sit and talk to the other parents while Daisy and Joseph were in safe hands having fun with all the other children. We’re a family that love camping and the outdoors so it really is the perfect holiday for us and most importantly our children absolutely love it!”

YOUR HOLIDAY CHECKLIST With a French Family holiday it’s probably more a case of what not to bring - we’ve tried to include as much as possible in the price of your holiday, so the important things like all meals, bed linen and towels are all included. Here are just a few essentials we recommend; Rash vest – short or long sleeved or long sleeved tshirt Long board shorts Sun hat or cap Lightweight waterproof Sun cream – high factor (25 SPF +) If the weather is cooler than normal you may require some lightweight long trousers and a fleece for on the water also Water bottle

Footwear – old trainers or non slip shoes. (sandals/flip flops are not

suitable for water activities.)


THEY TOTALLY ROCKED IT

HAVE YOUR SAY Mummy blogger, sARAH-jayne WINdridgeFrance & HER FAMILY EXPERIENCE LIFE ON A CAMPSITE after winning a family holiday to Azurivage Winning anything (from the silliest game with the kids to a major lottery win … that obviously I’m still waiting for) gives the senses a euphoric buzz … so when you win something that you really want/ really need it makes that contented little buzz all the more apparent. This time, I’m very glad to say, I was lucky in all senses of the word. Not only did I get an email saying that I’d won a wonderful holiday for my family, but it was something different, something that REALLY appealed to our family and something that I never thought would be possible with Archie.

Factfile Sarah-Jayne Windridge-France lives in yo rkshire with her husband Pete and 3 children, archie (aged 13), jem (aged 11) and Scarlett (aged 8) . Sarah-Jayne IS A BLOGGER, WRITER, POET, AUTHOR AND MUM.

When we arrived on site at just after 7.00 pm (French time) the temperature had cooled to a more modest 35 degrees. The cool beer and wine that Mini offered us as we toppled out of the car could not have been more gratefully accepted. That, together with a wonderful meal prepared at the hands of Hayley the Head Chef and her team, and we were already in heaven and ready to explore before hitting the hay.

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The kids awoke keen and eager and got their kit on, Scarlett with a little trepidation at going off on her own but with a little convincing by us and the Rockley crew she was up for it nonetheless. With Leanne’s guidance we got Archie on a boat and, as we’d guessed, he LOVED it! Leanne was very honest in admitting to us that she really hadn’t known what to expect, regarding Archie’s needs – but was so happy to have us and Archie aboard. She was thrilled that Archie enjoyed it as much as he did and that she was able to manage our instruction with relative ease. The entertainments that the staff organised each evening were great. The Rockley staff were keen to ensure continued fun for everyone – especially the children and the food every day was fabulous, we couldn’t fault it. ALL the staff were really fabulous and full of life, they really couldn’t have been nicer. A team of friendly, fun, bronzed lovelies, that if I’d have been 20 years younger I’d have readily joined their gang. They were well-trained, knowledgeable and professional, whilst being heaps of fun. Such a great way to gain work and life experience over the summer months. We all had just THE best time – but none moreso than Archie who smiled from start to finish, loved the music, the attention and being on the water (especially at speed).

For me, it was just SO good to take my foot off the gas a little. To delight in spending time with my family and to soak up some sun and to be looked after so very well … I loved honing old sailing skills from my youth and learning new ones on the water and I thoroughly enjoyed a patch of France I hadn’t visited before and making lots of new friends. Rockley you totally rocked it!

GREAT FOR SINGLE PARENT FAMILIES TOO! The social and active nature of our French Family Holidays makes for an ideal holiday for single parents with their children. We create a relaxed environment which means that youngsters can easily make friends and their parents can relax or enjoy the activities with fellow holiday-makers.

"A great activity holiday for single parents - plenty of people for me and my children to get to know, and very relaxing because all meals are catered for. Brilliant!” H eleN B allard www.rockley.org

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Learning just got a whole lot more exciting

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LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN

5 fabulous locations in south west France & Poole, Dorset supports the development of your pupils

" “T H A N K Y O U FOR PROVIDING OUR PUPILS WITH SUCH A POSITIVE LIFE EXPERIENCE” jo H N sMEATO N sCH O O l

recognised qualifications National Curriculum Key Stages 2,3 & 4, dofe awards & btec level 2 & 3 provides a positive & enriching experience beyond the classroom


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School & Group Activity Trips - UK & France Over 40 years Rockley has grown and developed to include some of the UK’s most highly regarded residential activity trips for children and young people, with the emphasis on learning by doing. Our original aims are still very much at the heart of the activity programmes today, which focus on building selfconfidence through personal achievement and having fun! We aim to offer an outdoor learning experience that promotes every child’s self-esteem and emotional well-being and encourages pupils to respond positively to new challenges and opportunities. We think that we have found the right balance of enjoyment and learning that satisfies both the pupils and the leaders who run the trips. Whether they are taking to the water sailing, raft-building with classmates or facing the high ropes challenge, pupils develop a belief that they can achieve success both at school and in life.

Schools & Groups manager jack tells us why outdoor learning is key After reading a recent BBC article on how outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’ it made me look at what we do at Rockley Adventure and how we can work to show the benefits of outdoor learning to regional, national and international schools. The article highlights that for outdoor learning to come out of the shadows it needs to be fully recognised by policymakers. We fully support this aim to allow outdoor activities to become part of the curriculum and see real value in providing schools and groups with outdoor education options. Up to 10,000 school children get on the water and stay with us across our five centres yearly and from our 40 years’ experience we have found that outdoor educational learning develops social skills, builds leadership qualities and improves team work. As the report states; “…if outdoor learning is part of a school’s curriculum in England, it is largely because the teachers recognise the value of it.” We will continue to promote the benefits and opportunities available to schools and groups and hope that we can all work together to help shape a positive future for children.


Managing Director Pip woods talks about working with julia's house and how it has improved her fitness!

Poole Park Lake! Located in the heart of Poole, the lake is ideally placed to offer so much to the local schools and residents of Poole and Bournemouth. During term time Poole Park Lake is filled with primary and secondary school pupils taking part in a whole range of activities including sailing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and windsurfing. Through Poole Park, school children are able to experience water activities as part of their school life, enjoy activities away from school and outside the classroom and try challenging activities that may be new to them. Pupils and teachers love the safe environment of Poole Park Lake and the positive experiences it offers.

Locals and tourists can also enjoy the lake through short 2-hour taster sessions and hiring a range of equipment including pedalos SUP’s and kayaks. Children in particular are well served with our popular weekend morning clubs as well our holiday camps. Our camps run throughout all the school holidays and are perfect for those who enjoy the water, love being outside and want to have a whole lot of fun - not to mention all the friends they will make! Or if it’s inspiration you need for your child’s birthday then our 2-hour watersports party promises to be super fun and something completely different! Poole Park is also the location for numerous charity, local and national events including Splash in the Park in aid of Julia’s House as well as the Dorset School Games and the Can Do festival - both aimed at increasing competitive sport in schools and watersports participation. www.rockley.org

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IN GOOD HANDS

SERIOUS ABOUT SAFETY

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With 40 years of experience in teaching watersports, we have an enviable reputation for our high safety standards, which are rigorously applied at all our centres throughout the UK and France. Being part of the Rockley Watersports group we can boast the highest level of qualified staff, with 7 RYA Coach Assessors and 10 Senior Instructors amongst our permanent staff. All our instructors are RYA qualified - the majority in more than one discipline. You can relax and be confident in the safety of all activities. All our centres are fully recognised by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) – the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing, windsurfing and powerboating. The RYA inspects recognised training centres annually. In addition, our UK centres hold an Adventurous Activity Licensing Authority (AALA) licence.

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BTEC L3 Sport (Outdoor adventure) Courses starting September - fully funded for 16-18 year olds equivalent to 3 a levels www.rockley.org

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A PERFECT CAREER CHOICE For your post GCSE Education and Training, our BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a unique course designed to provide internationally recognised qualifications across a range of disciplines that will enable students to build a career in the outdoor and leisure industry specialising in watersports. This year will see Rockley becoming the largest provider of the BTEC Level 3 course after hosting over 200 students since its launch in 2011 and has increased in popularity year-on-year.

in brief As well as offering a high level of vocational training, our BTEC Level 3 course also gives you a direct route to University or gives you the skills and qualifications you require to go straight into employment. Fully funded for 16 - 18 year olds 2 year full time course based at Rockley Academy in Poole Achieve industry recognised instructor qualifications Gain a BTEC L3 equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels Opportunity to work in the UK or abroad as an Outdoor Adventure Instructor Direct route to University Direct route to employment

BTEC CASE STUDIES

LANA: GRADUATED 2016

MATT: current YEAR 2 STUDENT

THEN : KBKSA Kitesurfing Instructor and a national competitor. Keen wakeboarder & Stage 1 sailing. Qualifications gained : RYA Dinghy, Windsurf and Powerboat Instructor EXPERIENCE : Worked at Poseidon kitesurfing school in Poole Harbour NEXT : Lana has spent the Summer working on on a charter super yacht. She hopes to set up her own kitesurfing school in the future.

THEN : Arrived as an RYA Dinghy Instructor. qualifications gained : So far - RYA Windsurf & Powerboat Instructor & Senior Instructor. EXPERIENCE : Over the summer has worked at Rockley Point & a Powerboat Rib ride company at Poole Quay. NEXT : Matt plans to either go to University or join the Merchant Navy on completion of his course. "the ROCKLEY btec course IS AN INSPIRATIONAL COURSE WITH SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO US"

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BE PART OF ROCKLEY

At Rockley we recognise that it’s our staff who are our most valuable asset and are some of the best in the industry and for this reason we go to great lengths to ensure that Rockley is a great place to work.

WHAT IS WORKING FOR ROCKLEY REALLY ABOUT

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TEAMWORK - ROCKLEY PRIDES ITSELF ON ITS ONE TEAM MENTALITY

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VALUE - WE VALUE EACH MEMBER OF STAFF - you ’re our greatest asset

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FRIENDSHIP - IT ’S ALL PART OF A WORKING SEASON WITH ROCKLEY

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PASSION - WATERSPORTS IS OUR PASSION, WE HOPE IT ’S YOURS TOO!---

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LIFESTYLE & FUN - WE WANT YOU TO HAVE A GREAT TIME DOING WHAT YOU LOVE


Turn your passion in to a career As a Company we recognise the importance of looking after each staff member and offering you the opportunity to progress and develop your skills as you continue to work with us and beyond. At Rockley you will not only get to experience a great season but we will also give you the qualifications that you will take away with you on your next adventure in life! Our unique Scholarship Scheme and Staff Development Programme has already seen staff begin life with us as a courier or kayak instructor, develop their skills even further and are now fully qualified RYA Dinghy and Windsurf Instructors who have worked with us for many years. Activity Instructors have become Seniors, Seniors have become Managers and seasonal staff have become full-time members of the Rockley Team. With the many opportunities Rockley has to offer in France and the UK, your season with us will be recognised world wide and give you a kick-start into the watersports industry.

SO WHAT's their story?

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Lauren jelley GRADUATED 2014

Matt Dilley GRADUATED 2016

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worked two seasons for Rockley as land staff before joining the scholarship programme to gain her RYA Dingy Instructor qualification. She has now progressed to completing the RYA Senior Instructor course. Lauren is now working as a Senior Dinghy Instructor at our La Rive centre in France.

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joined the Leap for Success Scholarship in January 2016 after wanting to do more with his passion for windsurfing and his love of the outdoors and on the water. He had been working as a paint sprayer in a motor body shop since the age of 16 and started looking into becoming a windsurfing instructor.

“T here are so many opportunities available within the Rockley across all of the centres both in the UK and France. Working for Rockley Watersports has been the best experience of my life and I am now a fully qualified watersports instructor”

“The Scholarship has been brilliant, you get so much out of it as I am now a windsurf instructor and dinghy instructor and I get to be on the water every day. Now that my course has finished, I am working in France, the lake at La Rive is so nice and just being on the water every day is great.” www.rockley.org

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It really is all about the kids! Managing Director Pip woods talks about working with julia's house and how it has improved her fitness! It all started in 2014 during an office discussion of who was going to run the Bournemouth Half Marathon. Once enough staff were coerced in to signing up we chose our charity and decided there and then that we were going to whole-heartedly get on board and see if we could make a difference, no matter how little. Members of the Rockley team have visited Julia’s House on several occasions and we have all been completely blown away by exactly what the charity does and the extent to which they positively impact upon so many families. We think the staff at Julia’s house are phenomenal - in their attitude, their positive approach and the passion they have for what they do.

Buy a super cosy Rockley bobble hat at rockleyshop.co.uk and £2 will go towards Julia's House Image courtesy of Millie Pilkington

Meeting all the children, siblings and parents of Julia’s House really inspired us as a Company to do as much as we can individually and collectively to raise money and the profile of the charity - most of these have been sporting endeavours and as a result we are fitter than we’ve ever but the real bonus is that we have made a real difference. We feel truly honoured to be associated with such a wonderful charity.

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Splash IN THE PARK Dorset based companies enter a team to compete in an all-day event which sees competitors take part in a host of water and land-based events including the all day kayak marathon, stand up paddleboard racing and the inflatable challenge. In its 2nd year, this popular event saw 12 companies competing to raise an amazing £15,000. It’s competitive and fun in equal measures!

SIBLING WEEKEND For the past 3 years Rockley have hosted a series of sibling weekends where the brothers and sisters of the poorly child get to enjoy a residential weekend away and take part in a range of water activities. It’s a fun packed, fully catered, fantastic weekend where the parents get to pop along to our beach cafe on the Sunday afternoon and watch their children have fun!

"These events with the siblings make such a difference to them and their families and I cannot tell you how highly our relationship with Rockley is valued" Maria Carroll, Sibling worker at Julia’s House

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Rob’s cycling endeavours Inspired by his visit to Julia’s House 3 years ago, Operations Director, Rob has used his passion for cycling to raise as much money as possible as well as completing some amazing challenges. Along with events such as Ride London and the Hospice to Hospice ride, this year Rob completed the Etape for the 3rd year in a row (he is without a doubt our very own Chris Froome!). We can’t even begin to count the amount of miles he has clocked up over the years!

Pip tri's something epic Pip has run, cycled and swum her way through the past 3 years taking part in triathlons and half marathon events but her biggest challenge to date - a half iron man. She admits that while she has always loved the outdoors, supporting Julia’s House has definitely inspired her to take part in challenges she would never have considered previously. www.rockley.org

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WIN WIN WIN! JUNIOR & YOUTH COMPETITION Kids, get creative & be in with a

chance of winning ÂŁ100 worth of watersports vouchers!

Throughout the year there will be plenty of opportunity for you to win some great prizes from bikes, rash vests and lip balms to t-shirts, a fab Garmin watch, watersports vouchers and holidays to France! All you need to do is follow us on twitter @rockley1, facebook - Rockley1976 and check out our website - www.rockley.org

This is a great chance for all you creative minds out there to win a fantastic prize. We are looking for anyone who has been on a Rockley school trip / residentiial holiday / course / event / school club at any of our centres across the UK and France to either write about your experience or send in a photo. The competition is open to youngsters from aged 8 years with winners being selected from two age catagories - junior (8-11) and youth (12-16). The winning entries will feature on our website All entries to be sent to hello@rockley.org with a subject title; 2017 junior & youth competition. Closing date for entries 31st August 2017

& much more!......

We’d love you to keep in touch with everything that is going on with Rockley and you get to win prizes as well! www.rockley.org

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Date & Price List UK & France - 2017 Low £

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5 Day Beginner

£350

£390

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5 Day Youth Multi-Activity Week Weekend Courses Private Tuition

£399

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RYA Sailing & Windsurf & Instructor Courses RYA Dinghy Instructor

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RYA Pre-entry Training & Assessment

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RYA Powerboat Courses RYA Powerboat Level 2

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Multi-hull Courses 1 Day Catamaran Conversion

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Professional Watersports Training Packages Dinghy Instructor - 10 days*

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Instructor Logbook (G14)

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Lunches (per person per day)

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Sailing Logbook

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Dinner (per person per day)

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First Aid Manual

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Windsurf Instructor Manual (W33)

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Powerboat Instructor Logbook (G19)

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GET ACTIVE HOLIDAY PRICE

ACTIVITY ONLY PRICE

> 1 Week - £545pp > 2 Weeks - £845pp

> Activities only £250pp per week > Incl 4 day RYA course - £399pp > Incl 2 day RYA course - £350pp > 2 day RYA course only £200pp > Buffet lunches - £5pp / Dinner - £10pp

> Upgrade for 4 days RYA course - £150pp Upgrade for 2 days RYA course - £100pp

Get Active holiday dates; Sunday 3oth July - Sunday 3rd September 2017 inclusive. (W/C 27th August 2017 - ADULTS ONLY WEEK) Arrival days are Sunday from 6pm and activities start on the Monday morning.


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