Sailing

It has never been easier to learn with our modern dinghies and qualified instructors. Whatever your age from 8yrs upwards, we have a range of RYA courses to suit a variety of abilities, whether you are a complete beginner, want to move on to the advanced levels or become an instructor. For adults we also offer 1:1 courses to suit your ability and time schedule.

Sailing is for everyone and one of the most popular sporting activities in the UK. It is exhilarating, relaxing & fun, a great way to unwind, socialise, calm & slow or extremely fast, exciting & competitive. Whatever your choice let us help you on your way.

Youth Beginner’s Courses

The RYA youth sailing scheme is split into 4 stages, with Stage 1-4 being roughly equivalent to Level 1 & 2 in the adult sailing scheme. Our courses are suitable for ages 8-16.

Stage 1

We’ll have you on the water in no time.

Experience Required: None
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144

Stage 2

Well on the way to being a confident sailor.

Experience Required: Stage 1
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144

Stage 3

Introducing the 5 essentials, downwind & gybing.

Experience Required: Stage 2
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144

Stage 4

Teamwork within a 2 man dinghy & new skills to learn, for example, man overboard recovery.

Experience Required: Stage 3
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144

Adult Beginner’s Courses

The RYA adult sailing scheme is tailored to students aged 16 and over.

Level 1

Introduction to sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision.

Experience Required: None
Length: 2 Days
Price: £215

Level 2

Improves boat control, covers capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. Progresses your confidence & ability.

Experience Required: Level 1
Length: 2 Days
Price: £180

Advanced Sailing Courses

RYA advanced courses are suitable for all ages from 8 upwards to anyone with RYA Stage 4, Level 2, or equivalent experience.

Level 3

Builds on skills & improves 5 essentials.

Experience Required: Level 2
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144 (Youth) / £200 (Adult)

Seamanship Skills Course

Decision making in moderate conditions & dealing with adverse circumstances.

Experience Required: Level 3
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144 (Youth) / £200 (Adult)

Sailing with Spinnakers

The thrill of asymmetric spinnaker sailing. A thorough introduction.

Experience Required: Level 3
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144 (Youth) / £200 (Adult)

Performance Sailing

Improve your boat handling, speed and confidence.

Experience Required: Level 3
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144 (Youth) / £200 (Adult)

Introduction to Racing

A fun introduction and preparation for club racing, including how to maximise boat speed and outwit your opponents.

Experience Required: Level 3
Length: 2 Days
Price: £144 (Youth) / £200 (Adult)

Club and Hire

If you have sailed with us before and want to improve or just have fun on the water then come along to our instructor led supervised sailing sessions.

  • April-October : Saturday 9:30am – 12pm and 1:30pm – 4pm
  • Fridays during school holidays 9.30am – 12pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

A qualified instructor will be on site to lead, supervise and assist as required. Come along a see for yourself what it is all about. Please phone ahead to book a place.