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Why Choose a beginner course

Learning to sail can be the start of something new and exciting and the best way to get to grips with the basics is by learning to sail a dinghy. The course will take you through all the necessary training to enable you to be confident out on the water – go on what are you waiting for.

What will I learn?

Junior & Youth - Launching, recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing skills, rope work and collision avoidance.

Adult - Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

2017 Dates

Apr 3, 10, 17, May 29, Jul 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 23

Weekend courses - call to check availability

Course Duration

We provide 3 day, 5 day and 6 week* courses for all age categories, with weekend courses available for adults.

*6 week courses are at Poole Park and take place on a Wednesday evening with courses starting on May 4th for 6 weeks and July 6th for 6 weeks.

Qualifications

Junior & Youth - After a 3 day course your aim is to acheive RYA Stage 1, and after a 5 day course your aim is to acheive RYA Stage 2.

Adult - After a 2-day weekend or 3 day course your aim is to acheive RYA Level 1, and after a second weekend or a 5 day course your aim is to acheive RYA Stage 2.

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    AVAILABLE AGES

    Course ages

    8-11
    JUNIOR

    12-16
    YOUTH

    17+
    ADULT

    AVAILABLE COURSE LENGTHS

    Weekends

    FROM £170

    3 days

    FROM £265

    5 days

    FROM £335

    6 weeks

    FROM £185

    LOCATION Rockley Point | BH15 4RW

    It was an amazing course which helped me learn how to sail. I will definitely sail again!

    Gemma Carrington (Youth beginner Sailing)

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