DOVESTONE Sailing Club is set to restart its popular Royal Yachting Association dinghy courses at the reservoir.

The courses will take place over the weekend of July 17 and 18 along with August 21 and 22.

They are aimed at taking beginners up to a standard where they can sail safely and independently.

A club spokesperson said: “This summer would be a perfect time to learn to sail and Dovestone provides the most beautiful surroundings.

“The reservoir has ideal sailing waters for all levels of ability. "And whether you are taking your first steps afloat or want to develop your skills, the club has a dedicated team of instructors and coaches to look after you.

“You don't need your own boat - all equipment is provided.”

For more details on the courses check the Royal Yachting Association website,