About the course
This beginner-level course offers a safe and supportive environment for you to build your skills and confidence in the water. Our instructors will teach you how to control your boat and sail under their supervision.
During the course you’ll:
- learn to tack and gybe
- learn to sail in all directions
- gain an understanding of how to rig a boat
- gain experience in launching and recovering a boat
- discuss a variety of basic sailing theory
Dinghy Sailing courses are taught on a maximum ratio of 1 instructor to 9 students. However, they often run on a ratio of 1 instructor to 6 students.
After completing this course, you’ll be able to sail safely under supervision in light winds.
No prior sailing experience or knowledge is required to join this course.
This course leads on to RYA Dinghy Level 2 - Basic Skills
If you have any questions or want to discuss if this is the right course for you, please contact our Watersports Team:
Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 0110