RYA Dinghy sailing courses

Sailing courses for grown ups.

Taster Sessions

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

Saturday mornings every week 0900-1200 April to October.

£30pp

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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 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 Saturday and Sunday including a lunch break. Includes log book and syllabus, taught on a maximum of 1:6 instructor to student ratio, over two full days.

Cost- £197.50

2022 dates-

2/3 April

16/17 April

30 April/ 1 May

7/8 May

21/22 May

28/29 May

11/12 June

25/26 June

9/10 July

16/17 July

23/24 July

13/14 August

3/4 September

10/11 September

24/25 September

8/9 October

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This course can be booked 1:1 for £253.60.

Dinghy Basic Skills RYA Level 2

On completion of this course you will be able to sail in light winds, recover a capsized dinghy and have a basic knowledge of sailing. Students starting this course need to have already mastered the basic skills (covered in Level 1). 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, over two full days.

Cost- £235.40 

9/10 April

23/24 April

4/5 June

2/3 July

30 July/ 31 Aug

27/28 August

17/18 Sept

1/2 Oct

15/16 Oct

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This course can be booked 1:1 for £292.20

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Dinghy Start Sailing RYA 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 is a 4 day course.

£409.30 per person or £491.20 1-to-1

bespoke courses available

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Dinghy Better Sailing RYA Level 3

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- £235.40

16/17 April

30 April/1 May

11/12 June

9/10 July

6/7 August

3/4 September

24/25 Sept

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This course can be booked 1:1 for £307.50

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RYA level 1 Multi-hull.

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.

16/17 April

21/22 May

25/26 June

20/21 August

Cost £197.50 per person

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Level 2 Multihull.

On completion of this course you will be able to sail in light winds, recover a capsized dinghy and have a basic knowledge of sailing. Students starting this course need to have already mastered the basic skills (covered in Level 1). 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 £218.90 per person

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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.

£228.60 (12 hours) or £308 1-to-1

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Advanced Coaching Sessions

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

£82.50

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Got some questions? Then please call

01323463300