We know it can be intimidating taking your first step into a new hobby, but there’s nothing to worry about, sailing is brilliant fun! Take your worries away knowing that we teach to the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) National Sailing Scheme – meaning you get expert training and tuition.
This is where you learn how to sail! We usually run these as a weekend-long introduction into sailing, where no experience is needed.
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of sailing, including sailing up, down and across the wind, turning the boat and what to do in the event of a capsize.
RYA Key learning points: Rigging, launching, landing, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery, safety information and basic sailing theory.
Our friendly instructors will be with you every step of the way, offering clear instruction, guidance and encouragement.
Usually, by the end of the 2 days you will be sailing on your own, with the instructor overseeing your newly learnt skills from a powerboat.
Whether you have just completed your level 1 sailing course, or you have been sailing for years and would like to refine your technique, this is a great way to get out on the water in a social capacity and fine tune your skills.
The improvers clinic is an instructor led, skills session looking to enhance your ability in certain sailing techniques. These sessions are designed as progressive steps from Levels 1, 2 and 3 and to give you a taste of the next steps in your sailing journey. you will receive valuable ‘time on the water’ and effective feedback to improve your ability.
Each clinic will focus on a specific skill and look to take your ability to the next level in that specific area. topics will depend on ability and Conditions. You will be monitored and coached while on the water, with an open group debrief to discuss and finesse the skills that you have learnt on the water.
Other than the fact we’re an RYA Training Centre of excellence, have access to arguably one of the best sailing locations across the globe and are located in the heart of the South Coast:
Our courses are led by friendly, passionate and qualified RYA Instructors – some might say some of the best in the industry.
We also offer courses suitable for adults, children, groups and those with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities – anybody can learn new skills.