Dinghy Sailing

Come to your senses, feel the wind on your face, let the sound of the waves sooth your mind, taste that salt in the fresh sea air, a new horizon awaits you.  There is a world away from the city, the rush, the worry.  It is on your doorstep, it is by the beach. Hold the tiller in your hand, take control, let the wind fill your sails and blow your worries away.  

Come sailing.   Our hearts are warm and our drinks are cold, we share both willingly. Our family stretches to the farthest reaches of the globe, be part of it.  Cast off the ropes, run away to sea, adventure is here, it is waiting for ye…

Taster Sessions

Experience the fun of dinghy sailing!  We offer taster sessions for adults, youngsters, families, parties and corporate groups.

Our instructors will guide you through the principals of sailing and get you at the helm of a sailing dinghy during our two hour sessions.  We will provide all the equipment you need, including a wetsuit and buoyancy aid.

Sessions run from 2pm – 4pm on Saturdays (weather permitting) and cost £49 per person for one-to-one tuition, £29 per person for groups of 2 or more.  All prices include VAT and hire of all equipment required including wetsuit.

Sailing Sessions for Adults

Taster Sessions, dinghy hire and coaching, whatever your level of experience, come join us on the water, we are here to help you get the best out of your boating experience.  Enjoy your time on the water knowing our safety boat and instructors are on hand to offer advice on boat set-up, the weather conditions and to help to you launch.

You could even bring your friends and family with you and make an afternoon of it… Lunch at the Cosy Nook followed by a sunshine sail in the afternoon and a pint at the Bay or a drop of rhubarb wine at Foraging Vintners as a little “apres sail”…. Aaaah lovely!

Pre-book and your boats will be rigged, ready and waiting for you on the beach with our team there to help you launch and recover.


Dinghy Hire:
Topper Taz £15 per hour (one or two small juniors)
Topper Topaz £20 per hour (two juniors, or one adult, or an adult and a junior)
Topaz Vibe £30 per hour (two juniors, or one or two adults, boat has spinnaker and trapeze)
Wayfarer £40 per hour (perfect for two or three adults or a family, roomy and stable)

Coaching rates:
Dinghy hire + £15 per hour.

RYA  Course

Level 1: Start Sailing / Level 2: Better Sailing / Level 3: Intermediate Sailing

Each course is two days in duration, which can be run consecutively or over a series of shorter sessions.  Enjoy sailing in a range of different boats.  Our Instructing team will help you as you navigate your way through the RYA National Sailing Scheme, upon completion of each stage you will receive the appropriate RYA certificate.

Once you have completed RYA Levels 1 to 3, we have more courses to offer!  The RYA Scheme gives several options to choose from including Sailing With Spinnakers, Day Sailing, Seamanship Skills and Start Racing. You can take these courses in any order you wish.  Please contact to us to arrange your course.

Level 1 courses: 18 & 19 May •  15 & 16 June • 20 & 21 July

Level 2 courses: 27 & 28 July • 17 & 18 August

Additional courses for groups or individuals can be arranged by request, please get in touch!

Course fee: £239 per person including VAT and hire of all equipment. 10am to 5pm each day.