Seavets was formed in 1984 to promote windsurfing as an activity,
convinced that an active life in middle age is most likely to lead to a healthier
and so happier old age. Seavets has members from all over mainland Britain.
- Promotes responsible and sociable windsurfing for the "not so young".
Membership is open to those over 35 years old.
- Organises racing and recreational
events for members and encourages other organisers of windsurfing events to include
categories and to award prizes for the "not so young".
the registered charity Research Into Ageing.
- Encourages members to become
qualified through Royal Yachting Association approved courses.
the beginning the club has been closely linked with the medical research charity
Research Into Ageing Fund, which is now the research division
of Age UK. Between £2,000 and £3,000 has been raised by Seavets each year for the last few
years, and more than £76,000 has been raised since 1986. Seavets is affiliated
to the Royal Yachting Association.
2014 Events Programme
Is now confirmed and we have tried to avoid event clashes with both the UKWA Inland Series, and the LWA.
Barnt Green and Carsington, will be held jointly with the UKWA Midlands Region. Notts County is run very successfully as an open event from which our race results will be extracted. Not currently in the Prime Series Hollowell Open is a new event, which is open to Seavets. The social sailing calendar is also similar to previous years, with the much loved holiday in Quiberon and weeks in Poole Harbour, Weymouth, Mersea Island, and Calshot. The full events programme can be reached by clicking on the link in the lefthand menu column.
Winter Lunch - 15th February 2014, at The Bull, Streatley. Numbers are limited to 35 so book with Tony Chandler by 31st January. Details and booking form here.
2013 Series Racing Results here. Links to event photos are on the Events 2013 page.
Cruise Reports here
Electronic Newsletter. We now offer members the option of receiving their newsletter in pdf format by email. If you would like to receive the electronic version instead of the printed form please email the editor, and then PLEASE remember to tell us if your email address changes. Links to all the newsletters for 2013, and an index to their contents can be reached by clicking on the link in the lefthand menu column.