RYA Dinghy sailing courses

Sailing courses for Adults.

Taster Sessions

This introductory session will take you through the basics of steering and sail controls, developing wind awareness, a 180 degree turn through the wind as well as capsize and recovery techniques.

Sunday mornings on selected dates 0930-1230 from April to September.

£35 pp

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Private taster sessions can be arranged at a time and date that suit you. Private group and individual rates can be viewed on our Taster sessions page.

RYA Level 1 Start Sailing

Designed for the beginner, by the end of the course you will be safety conscious, have a basic understanding of boat handling techniques and background knowledge. Available as a weekend course 0930 – 1630 run over two Sundays. Includes log book and syllabus. Taught on a maximum of 1:8 instructor to student ratio.

Cost – £219.00

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This course can be booked privately, 1:1 for £267.

RYA Level 2 Dinghy Basic Skills

Having mastered the start sailing syllabus in level one, you will progress with your sailing ability and learn how to perform manoeuvres such as coming along side, picking up a mooring, and complete a man overboard recovery. This course will also develop the use of the five essentials. Available as a weekend course 0930 – 1630 run over tow Sundays with a lunch break. Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:8 instructor to student ratio, over two full days.

Cost- £219.00

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This course can be booked 1:1 for £267

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RYA Dinghy Sailing Level 1 & 2 package (Save 10%)

This is the best way to learn to sail and saves on individual course costs. It covers rigging, rope work, sailing techniques and manoeuvre’s, launch and recovery, capsize recovery, sailing theory and background and basic meteorology. Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:6 instructor to student ratio. This course runs over 4 days and can be booked by calling and booking by phone.

£360.00 per person or £485 1-to-1

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RYA Level 3 Better Dinghy Sailing

This course focuses on improving the skills learned at Level 1 & 2. It will build your confidence and experience, and includes an introduction to using spinnakers. Also available as a weekend course.

For bespoke courses please contact us and we can arrange this for you at a time that suits you. Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:6 instructor to student ratio over two full days approx. 930-1630.

Cost- £275

2023 courses will be run bespoke please contact us.

This course can be booked 1:1 for £325

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RYA Level 1 Multihull.

You can complete any dinghy course in a multi hull, courses can be arranged bespoke for you. why not learn the basics in a catamaran? Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:6 instructor to student ratio, over two full days. Please note this course is weather dependant.

Courses arranged bespoke please contact us.

Cost £219.00 per person

This course can be booked 1:1 for £267

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RYA Level 2 Multihull.

Having mastered the start sailing syllabus in level one, you will progress with your sailing ability and learn how to perform manoeuvres such as coming along side, picking up a mooring, and complete a man overboard recovery. This course will also develop the use of the cat essentials  Available as a weekend course 0930 – 1630 Saturday and Sunday with a lunch break. Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:6 instructor to student ratio

Courses arranged bespoke please contact us.

Cost £219.00

This course can be booked 1:1 for £267

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Dinghy Sailing Advanced Skills

This course is tailored to where you want to take your sailing, based on a five session course: seamanship skills; day sailing; sailing with spinnakers; start racing; performance sailing. Also available as a weekend course.

Courses arranged bespoke please contact us.

£286.00 (12 hours) or £345 1-to-1

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Private Coaching Sessions

Private, 1-to-1, 2-hour coaching sessions using the Catamarans. or RS Quests. Ideal for polishing up those advanced course based skills.

£93.50

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01323463300