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Friends On Water Annual Event with RNLI
May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
A fundraising day to reflect the large and still growing range of watersports activities available around Hayling Island.
A family fun day but with the opportunity for many groups, clubs and sports suppliers and promoters to take part.
Starting with SUP; Kayaks and Canoes in the water (at low tide to enjoy the protection of the Bar)
12.00 – 16.00 Surf Simulator
Features a realistic looking surfboard set in the middle of an inflatable safety surround. Guests take turns to step on a Surf Simulator controlled to make the board move to simulate anything from a calm sea to surfing in force 9 gales!!
12.00 – 14.00 Rowing Programme
A range of Coastal Rowing Boat options from Cornish Pilot Gigs; Langstone Pilot Gig Club, ECA Rowing Section and LAR.
St Ayles Skiffs, Solent Galleys, Celtic Longboat, Bursledon Gigs and other boats on the water.
14.00 FISA Coastal Racing
Sliding seat self-bailing boats; an up-and-coming racing activity; this we can demonstrate and also do a taster Race Course with Jenny Glass (#19th World Ranking solo coastal scull).
Taster Beach Sprints on a short course on FISA boats.
14.00 Wind Surfing and Kite Surfing
15.00 RNLI Demonstration Rescues
Through the day Ergo and Indoor rowing training, coaching and Challenges, Club Promotions and demonstrations. Emergency Responders offering defibrillator training. Kona Brewery supporting Inn On The Beach.