We are pleased to announce that we are now recognised as a training centre by the Royal Yachting Association to provide instruction for the following:

RYA Youth Sailing

About the course: During the course you will learn the basics of sailing, parts of the boat and how to launch, recover and steer a boat.

Previous experience: This is ideal for complete beginners, so no experience required.

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 1 certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to steer and understand basic principles.

Price: £150

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Continue to develop basic sailing skills, as well as ropework and collision avoidance. You’ll be able to tack and control boat speeds.

Previous experience: RYA Stage 1 or a sailing standard of that level. (refer to the RYA stage 1 syllabus)

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 2 certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to tack and control boat speeds and understand basic principles

Price: £180

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Continue to develop rigging and sailing techniques, capsize and recovery and sailing theory, as well as launching and recovery skills/

Previous experience: RYA Stage 2 or a sailing standard of that level. (refer to the RYA stage 2 syllabus)

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 3 certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions

Price: £220

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Learn to sail in a double handed boat as crew or helm applying all skills you have learned in the previous stages. Also be gaining a variety of new and exciting skills afloat.

Previous experience: RYA Stage 3 or a sailing standard of that level. (refer to the RYA stage 3 syllabus)

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 4 certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll able to sail a double handed boat crew or helm around a triangle in moderate conditions and solve a variety of problems afloat.

Price: £220

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

Adult Sailing

About the course: Will learn how to sail in all directions and gain an awareness of launching and recovery

Previous experience:  This is ideal for complete beginners, so no experience required

Age: 16+ years

Qualification: RYA Level 1 Start Sailing certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to sail in light winds under supervision in a single-handed dinghy.

Price: £225

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Will learn about rigging, launching, and building confidence sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

Previous experience: RYA Level 1 Start Sailing or a sailing standard of that level (refer to the RYA Level 1 Start Sailing syllabus)

Age: 16+ years

Qualification: RYA Level 2 Basic Skills certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions afloat

Price: £250

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Further coaching to consolidate the skills learned during Level 1 – Start Sailing, and Level 2 – Basic Skills. Short taster sessions from the advanced modules such as Day Sailing and Seamanship skills

Previous experience: RYA Level 2 Basic Skills or a sailing standard of that level (refer to the RYA Level 2 Basic Skills syllabus)

Age: 16+ years

Qualification: RYA Level 3 Better Sailing certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be more confident in sailing skills and techniques and ready to progress onto the advance modules

Price: £250

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

Advanced Sailing

About the course: You will polish and test your skills and learn to resolve problems afloat. The course will give you a solid foundation for the future and enable you to become a much more confident and self-sufficient sailor.

Previous experience: RYA Stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing or a sailing standard of that level (refer to the RYA stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing syllabus)

Qualification: RYA Seamanship Skills certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to handle a wide range of situations afloat.

Price: TBC

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: If you sail at a coastal location, you can explore the local sailing area, as well as developing your passage planning and decision making skills to go on a day sail or short journey. Basic pilotage and dealing with windy conditions are also covered

Previous experience: RYA Stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing or a sailing standard of that level. (refer to the RYA stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing  syllabus)

Qualification: RYA Day Sailing certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to plan and execute a cruise, depending on conditions

Price: TBC

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Learn how to rig the boat, hoist, gybe and drop/recover one type of spinnaker, either conventional or asymmetric. Gain the knowledge and understanding to sail the best possible course downwind.

Previous experience: RYA Stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing or a sailing standard of that level. (refer to the RYA stage 4/Level 3 Better Sailing  syllabus)

Qualification: RYA Sailing with Spinnakers certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to use a spinnaker either conventional or asymmetric

Price: TBC

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

Youth Windsurfing

About the course: All fun no theory. Get on the water and discover windsurfing. We’ll get you up and sailing around in no time

Previous experience: This is ideal for complete beginners, so no experience required.

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 1 certificate

Ability after the course: Having got to grips with the basics, you’ll be able to sail back and forth across the wind

Price: £150

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

About the course: Your instructor will help you develop your tacks and gybes, building confidence on all points of sail

Previous experience: RYA Stage 1 or a windsurfing standard of that level (refer to the RYA Stage 1 syllabus)

Age: 8-16 years

Qualification: RYA Stage 2 certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to windsurf on all points of sail in light winds, tacking and gybing

Price: £180

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

Adult Windsurfing

About the course: Your instructor will guide you through the basic fundamentals needed to confidently windsurf to a desired point.

Previous experience: This is ideal for complete beginners, so no experience required.

Age: 16+ years

Duration: 16 hours over a period of time of your choosing or what is on offer at the time.

Qualification: RYA Start Windsurfing certificate

Ability after the course: You’ll be able to sail to a chosen point on the water, tacking and gybing in light winds

Price: £225

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

Powerboating

About the course: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak, or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users

Previous experience: Should have a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course

Age: 16 + years

Qualification: RYA Safety Boat certificate

Ability after the course: Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing

Price: £275

What’s Included: Wetsuit, splash top, buoyancy aid

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