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Sailing Course Information
Adult Beginner Courses

Adult Sailing Courses (16+)

All Courses are subject to getting a minimum of 2 people booking. We will notify you 1x week before if there is not enough people for the course to run. The options are the either to add a surcharge, rebook or we will give you a refund. For all RYA 2 day course we can do them over 1 ½ days for a discount 1:1 price of £300

Sailing Taster Session

  Available as a gift voucher for birthdays or Christmas - call us to order one

You will sail with an experienced Instructor onboard; sit back and enjoy the ride or pay attention and we will have you steering and controlling the boat in no time, you decide!

Minimum of 2 people to a booking (2-3 people per boat)

2 hours duration - £50 per person

Dates/times by arrangement, please call for availability.




RYA Levels 1 & 2

This is a 4-day course covering the entire syllabus of Levels 1 & 2.  This is one of our most popular ways to learn to sail.  See Levels 1 & 2 details below for course content.

This course also includes 4 months free membership of the club. 

Duration: 4 days
Dates: April; 3-6, April; 9-12 , May 29-June 1,16-19, July; 23-26 July, 6-9  August; 13-16 August; 20-23 August; 28-31 August; 22-25 October 2018

Course times:  9:30 - 17:30

Cost:  £360

Also available as private (1:1) tuition , please call for availability.


RYA Level 1 - Start Sailing

Introducing you to sailing - all you need to know to get afloat under supervision.  You will sail with an Instructor onboard and learn how to sail in all directions, course content includes an awareness of rigging, launching and recovering a dinghy safely.  After the course, you will be able to sail in light winds under supervision.

This course also includes 2 months free membership of the club. 

Duration: 2 days
Dates: 21-22 April ; 5-6  May ,2-3 June (Women Only); 7-8 July, 11-12 August; 22-23 September; 13-14 October 2018
Course times: 9:30 - 17:30

Cost:  £200

Also available as private (1:1) tuition, please call for availability.




RYA Level 2 - Basic Skills

Building on your Level 1 skills, this course sets out the foundations of sailing for you - rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.  You will have an Instructor onboard the majority of the time however, after the course, you will have the skills and confidence to sail proficiently and make your own decisions in light to medium winds.

 This course also includes 2 months free membership of the club. 

You must have sailing skills to Level 1 standard prior to taking this course.

Duration: 2 days
Dates:  28-29 April; 12-13 May; 9-10 June;  14-15 July; 18-19 August; 6-7 October; 20-21 October 2018

Course times: 9:30 - 17:30

Cost:  £200

Also available as private (1:1) tuition, please call for availability

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