Setting sail with a fair wind from the sea, the youths will become stronger than ever. In the midst of the Sailing and Windsurfing Finals of “Nimble Cup” Second National Youth Games, the Nimble Junior Sailing Summer Camp was launched at Nimble Golden Coast a few days ago.
The Nimble Junior Sailing Summer Camp started as scheduled
After ten odd days of fierce application for online audition, 20 families throughout the country were shortlisted for free entry to the Sailing Summer Camp, allowing them an opportunity to learn what this 2-day-long camp would be like and to have a different taste of summer fun.
Gentle breeze, rippling sea and brilliant sunshine made 30 July a wonderful day at Nimble Golden Coast, when the young students gathered by the Crystal Lake, with their blue camp suit and small backpack worn, enjoying a tense and joyful training course.
The young coachees were practicing under the guidance of the coach
According to information, this summer camp course taught by national-level coaches, had been designed to provide the basics in both theoretical background and hands-on experience on sailing. For one thing, the youngsters were carefully instructed the basic knowledge of sailboat, tacking and gybing techniques and water safety tips. For another, the young campers were guided on site to carry out a series of practices encompassing knot-tying, rigging and trial sailing, so that they could acquire the relevant knowledge and skills in a short time.
The entire training session, despite being short, enabled the junior trainees to have a great fun while learning to sail on the Crystal Lake, and to have a real chance to sample the delights of sailing race.
The highlight of training
This camp was understood to take place at the Crystal Lake, a distinctive aquatic amusement park of Nimble Golden Coast, which has a total area of 50,000 square meters and a stunning 1-kilo-meter stretch of shoreline, and which is in a situation overlooking the charm of sea against sky. Given the vast surface of water and high safety factor available, this park is deemed as an ideal platform for OP class sailing.
The Crystal Lake of Nimble Golden Coast
After intensive training, the Nimble Junior Sailing Race officially kicked off on the morning of 31 July. The young sailors that were lining up for the start of the race set sail and dashed forward at the referee’s command. And sailboats surging windward through the azure lake, sun shining on the rigs, and youthful boat racers sailing with their best efforts, created a colorful tapestry.
The sailing competition was on
Right Ahead, You Sailors! The crowned champion, together with runner-up and third-place getter, was decided after such a tightly fought game. And this boating camp also came to a successful end amid enthusiastic applause and cheer.
Sailing, one type of sports with a combination of competitive, entertaining, watchable and adventurous features, can not only enhance the children’s physical fitness, but also enable themselves to develop grit and team spirit, build iron will and confidence, and become a capable problem-solver; in addition, hopefully this kind of summer camp are to be more conducted in future, said a parent who accompanied for competition.
Nimble, a comprehensive service provider for better cities and towns in new era, has always expressed its gratitude for favors received and undertaken its corporate social responsibility. In response to the call of the “Healthy China Initiative”, not only has it fully supported with concrete actions the Sailing and Windsurfing Preliminary Finals of the Second National Youth Games, but it has also paid close attention to youth development. As a result, Nimble will promote sailing among the younger age group, advance the popularization of competitive sports, and assist with the development of sports and health by holding the Nimble Junior Sailing Summer Camp.
The sailing kids were granted the training certificates
Looking forward to the future, Nimble will adhere to the philosophy of “Build a Dream Home, Make a Better Life”, focus on better living experience, promote extensive public fitness programs and contribute to the building of a Healthy China.