Adult Sailing Courses

Dinghy sailing remains one of the most popular sporting activities within the UK. It has a long heritage and many years of Olympic success and with modern designs and technology, sailing is easier and more accessible than ever.

We have a range of courses to suit all abilities, whether you are completely new to the sport, want to move onto the next level or just a recap to help you remember your skills. We also offer the RYA advanced dinghy sailing modules for seamanship skills, sailing with spinnakers and racing. Should you wish to book onto one of these courses please contact us to discuss your requirements.

All our courses are inclusive of all equipment, there are no hidden extras. Our courses typically run from May to July and are provided by our team of fully qualified RYA Instructors.

Level 1: Start Sailing

Assumed Knowledge: None

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 2 Days (usually over 1 weekend)

Course Content: Introducing you to sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision. You will learn how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering.

Student/Instructor Ratio: Maximum 6:1

Level 2: Basic Skills

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 2 Days (usually over 1 weekend)

Course Content: Setting out the foundations of sailing for you. This course takes a more in-depth look at rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. By the end of this course you will be able to sail on your own.

Student/Instructor Ratio: Maximum 6:1