The sight of small sailing dinghies being skippered single-handed by equally small children is a common sight from May to October on the Helford River. The children, aged 8 to 18, are involved in our innovative programme of accelerated learning, designed to build confidence and self-esteem which, in turn, has proven to accelerate academic learning. The fact that it also happens to be great fun is an added bonus.

Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust provides the opportunity for every child in the schools we serve to:

  • learn to kayak and sail single-handed
  • discover love and respect for the sea
  • gain confidence for life
  • accelerate academic learning

We also offer training in sailing and powerboating for adults.

Click here to find out more about the Trust

Download the HRCST Annual Review 2014

A few pics of our first (very windy) day of holiday courses! Everyone did very well coping with the tough conditions!
Helford River Children's Sailing Trust added 5 new photos.
Junior Regatta Race Results
Oppies: 1st - Tom, Joint 2nd - Freya and Ethan
Teras: 1st - Harrison, 2nd - Ross, Joint 3rd - Charlotte and Thomas, 4th - Rossi
Picos: 1st - Mollie & Evie, 2nd - Rowan, Joint 3rd Ollie and Daisy & Edith, 4th - Bill
Fantastic regatta with some breezy weather! Congrats to all who took part and survived the wind, first ever racing experience for many!
Helford River Children's Sailing Trust added 4 new photos.
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Helford River Children's Sailing Trust Big thanks to all the volunteers who were so fantastic!
11 July 2015, 18:45
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Alexia Seymour Maclaurin thank you for a great day on the water!
12 July 2015, 22:41

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