Dinghy Sailing

Feel the wind on your face, let the sound of the waves soothe your mind, taste the sea air, a new horizon awaits you… Hold the tiller in your hand, take control, let the wind fill your sails and blow your worries away.  

At present we are not able to offer any dinghy sailing tasters, courses or hire due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will update you as soon as we have more information. We are not taking bookings for dinghy sailing at this time.

Experience the fun of dinghy sailing with a Taster Session.

With an instructor on board to show you the ropes, before you take the helm for the first time, our Taster Sessions are the perfect way to get started. 

Sessions are 1.5 hours duration and cost £49 per person for one-to-one tuition, £35 per person for groups of 2 or more.  All prices include VAT and hire of all equipment required including wetsuit and buoyancy aid.

RYA Level 1 – Start Sailing

By the end of this two day course the instructor will leave you at the helm and in complete command of your own sailing dinghy.  You will be able to rig, launch, sail yourself around the bay and get back to the beach again.  You can consider yourself a competent sailor in favourable conditions.

RYA Level 2 – Better Sailing

Come back to hone your skills, refine technique to sail faster and discover some fundamental seamanship skills too.  At the end of this two-day course you will comfortable sailing in moderate breeze, able to sail efficiently round a triangular course, pick up a man-overboard dummy and recover from a capsize.

RYA Level 3 – Advanced Sailing

This weekend comprises of a series of taster sessions from the courses in the RYA Advanced scheme.  You’ll have a go a flying a spinnaker, tackle some seamanship challenges, take part in a race series and finally we’ll take a mini cruise along the breathtaking coastline.      7 & 8 September

All courses are two days in duration and run from 10am to 5pm each day, courses can be arranged to suit you so please contact us directly to book. 

Course fee is £239 per person including VAT and hire of equipment, we provide wetsuits and buoyancy aids.  

You can hire our boats

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 for first hour, £20 per hour for subsequent hours (perfect for two or three adults or a family, roomy and stable)

Our safety boats are on the water at all times during hire and our instructors are on hand to offer advice on the conditions and to help you rig, launch and recover.