Courses and Taster Sessions

Sailing Courses

Learning how to sail has never been easier! As well as taster sessions in sailing, we also have a number of National Governing Body recognised courses available for anyone aged 8 years or over.

To find out more about the courses, or to book a place, please contact us on 0115 982 1212.

RYA Youth Level 1 Sailing

Gain a basic understanding of sailing as well as some experience of steering and handling the boat, launching and recovery. Suitable for 8 - 17-year-olds.


RYA Level 1 Start Sailing

Once you have completed this course you will be able to proficiently sail in light winds under supervision. On this two day course, you will learn some great skills and techniques from our highly trained instructors and experience some high-end sailing dinghies first hand.


RYA Level 2 Basic Skills Sailing

Ever dreamt of following in the footsteps of some of the worlds greatest explorers? This course will set out the foundations of sailing for you so that you too can become one. Our experienced instructors and top of the range equipment will ensure that a great time while learning all about the exciting world of sailing.

Key Information

  • Sailing is suitable for anyone aged 8 and over
  • Accredited courses available
  • All participants MUST be able to swim confidently in open water
  • All participants under the age of 18 years must bring with them a completed parental consent form
  • Height, weight and size restrictions apply, please see terms and conditions
  • For our cancellation or booking amendment policy please see our terms and conditions

Courses Available

  • Sailing Taster Session
  • RYA Youth Level 1 Sailing
  • RYA Level 1 Start Sailing
  • RYA Level 2 Basic Skills Sailing

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