Gap Year News

10 October 2019

RYA Instructor Jaz talks life after the Leap course

Jaz chose the Leap for Success course as part of her year out from studying and graduated in 2018 with her RYA Dinghy and Windsurf Instructor qualifications. Since the course she has continued to sail and even enjoyed two amazing weeks sailing in Lake Gard

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