Photos of the boats and training equipment

The Centre has a wealth of training equipment, amongst which are the variety of boats used afloat, shown in the photographs below.

 

For further information please contact the Boat Station Principal or chief Instructor

Page being updated May 2016

RibCraft Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Rigiflex Power Boat Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Chevington Champ
The RibCraft is one of the Centre's RiBs, used as a Safety Boat during Sailing Courses and also as a training mechanism for Safety Boat Training. The rigiflex is an ideal boat that allows Cadets to undertake a Level 2 planing course. It is ideal for allowing the Cadets to practice their skills in a fun yet controlled way. The Cheverton Champ is water cooled inboard engine displacement boat. With a max of 6 knots it is a useful craft for the introduction to Powerboating to Cadets.
Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Pico Sailing Boat Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Wander Sailing Dinghy Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Trinity Rowing Boat
The Laser Pico dinghy is a small craft that can be sailed by one or two Cadets, or one adult. It is an excellent training boat for Cadets new to sailing. The Wanderer is a 14 foot fibreglass hull Bermuda rigged sailing dinghy that has proven popular with Cadets since its introduction to the Centre in 2015. The Trinity 500 Rowing Boat is a light-weight fixed seat rowing boat that was designed for the Sea Cadets. It has an engine bracket fitted so that it can also be used as a powerboat. (see below)
Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Yole Single Cox Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Yole Rowing Boat Double Derwenthaugh Sea Cadet Boat Station Image of Trinity 500 Engine
The yole is a sliding seat rowing boat that can be used by one or two people. The Trinity 500 with its outboard engine.
RS Queset RS Zest Sit on Top
The RS Quest has proven to be a very popular sailing boat that can have a maximum of three persons. It is an ideal training mechanism for all levels. The RS Zest, also recently introduced as a replacement/compliment to the Picos is a single handed dinghy, ideal for novice sailors. The introduction of Paddlesports to Derwenthaugh has proven to be very popular with Cadets and Staff. Craft include sit-on-tops, canoes, and kayaks. Image shows the sit-on-top boat.

 

 

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