Learn to sail with Silver Wing S.C.
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From Beginner to Expert

The Club runs training courses for beginners every year during May to July. Courses are held on Saturdays and Sundays depending on demand.

The aim is to provide members with the skills necessary to sail the Club boats and participate in club sailing at Wraysbury with confidence. The Course covers the syllabus as per the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) levels 1 & 2 , advanced modules are also available. Please contact the RYA Principal for further details.

Level 1: Start Sailing

Assumed Knowledge: None

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 2 Days (usually over 1 weekend)

Course Content: Introducing you 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

Course Dates:
25th & 26th May 2019
1st & 2nd June 2019

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

Course Dates:
8th & 9th June 2019
15th & 16th June 2019