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.  

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 90 minutes duration and contact us at the shop or call 836366 to book.

Maximum group size is three adults, but there is room to brings kids along too for a family adventure.

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.     

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 £299 per person including VAT and hire of equipment, we provide wetsuits and buoyancy aids.  

Topper Taz £30 per hour (one or two small juniors)
Topper Topaz £30 per hour (two juniors, or one adult, or an adult and a junior)
Topaz Vibe £50 per hour (two juniors, or one or two adults, boat has spinnaker and trapeze)
Wayfarer £50 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.