CSC re-opened to Members on Wednesday March 31st
Published 09:45 on 4 Mar 2021
Great news - The club re-opened to Members on Wednesday Marcch 31st 2021.
The extracts below are from the RYA's Covid-19 FAQs valid in England, revised on the 25th of February 2021. LINK
The extracts are the most relevant points for Carsington Sailing Club. Please see the full RYA document for full details.
29th March 2021
Outdoor sports facilities, including sailing clubs, can reopen, subject to the Rule of 6/two households. Formally organised outdoor sports for adults and under 18s will also restart and where compliant with guidance issued by the national governing bodies (the RYA) will not be subject to the gatherings limits.
Indoor facilities, such as changing rooms, should not be used at this time, although toilet facilities can be accessed.
Q. Will it be possible for people from different households to sail together in the same dinghy, keelboat or yacht and is there a limit on the numbers onboard?
A. Yes. Organised activities should comply with the RYA Guidance on Mixed Household Sailing and Racing. Organised activity is any activity organised/delivered by an RYA affiliated organisation, which may include racing or recreational activity.
Activity that falls outside of this should conform with the wider social contact regulations. This includes social distancing and the rule of 6 / two households.
The maximum crew number should be decided by the ability for that crew to maintain social distancing afloat and other mitigations such as use of face coverings.
The Galley will be open offering a take-away service.
No earlier than the 12 April
Hospitality will be able to open for outdoor service, with no requirement for a substantial meal to be served alongside alcoholic drinks, and no curfew. The requirement to order, eat and drink while seated (table service) will remain.
No club facilities open except toilets and access to front office, members can mix outside and follow rule of 6
No earlier than the 17 May
Indoor hospitality will be permitted with no requirement for a substantial meal to be served alongside alcoholic drinks, and no curfew. The requirement to order, eat and drink while seated (table service) will remain.
Access to club facilities toilets and changing rooms will be available.
Maximum group size 30
No earlier than the 21 June
The Government hopes to be able to remove all legal limits on social contact.