A CLUB in Abingdon is offering the chance to try sailing for free.

Taster sessions will be available at Abbey Sailing Club, Wilsham Road, on May 12 from 12.30pm to 4.30pm.

People of all abilities are welcome to come and experience the thrill of an outing on the water.

It is part of the national Push The Boat Out event from the Royal Yachting Association.

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RYA programmes manager, Michelle Gent said: "Many people don’t realise that there’s a club and a gateway to the water right on their doorstep and it’s a brilliant opportunity to get involved and find out more!”

All equipment is provided, people just need to bring a change of clothes, trainers and a towel.

Visit abbeysailingclub.btck.co.uk for more information.