New year message from LYA

Sailors enjoyed some weekend action in 2020.

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For Lochaber Yacht Club 2020 was a challenging year.

The sailing season in Scotland is often short, even in a good year, but with lockdown starting the weekend before the Fitting Out Supper the season didn’t even begin!

During lockdown the club started to organise post lockdown sailing.

This included social distancing, single household boats and contingency for no access to the clubhouse.

Changes were made to make LYC Covid-safe which took immense effort from volunteers but it was so worth it.

In July Saturday sailing began and continued through to September, in fact it went so well the club aims to continue weekend sailing in 2021. So, go along and have a try.

Thanks are extended to everyone involved in playing their part to keep the club safely active during this strange time. A spokesperson said it was wonderful to see members pull together to continue to enjoy the sport they love.

New members are always welcome and hopefully 2021 will allow more people to experience this exhilarating sport which is on the doorstep.