Sailing

Learn and have fun with the experts

You don't need to be super fit or a great swimmer, just confident in the water.  

Taster sessions are to give it a go so you can see if you like it.  Then when you do ...........

Children's RYA courses start at Stage 1 up to 4. 

Adult RYA courses are Levels 1 to 3.

Once you have the basics you may want to gain some more Seamanship skills, Racing, Spinnakers. 

The following dinghies are used for training .....

Oppie     Topper      Pico    Laser   Feva   Laser 2000   Laser 3000   Laser Bahia    Dart 16

We have wet suits, buoyancy aids, spray tops.  All you need to bring is something for your feet (old trainers will do), swimwear and a towel.

So what are you waiting for ?  Go on do it, do it now.

Courses

Sailing - taster session (2 hours) adult

Some shore based introduction followed by the opportunity to try your hand at the basics afloat under close supervision, either in a single handed boat on your own or in a double handed boat with one of our instructors.

You don't need to be a great swimmer just confident in the water.  Bring your own wet suit or use one of ours, a pair of wetboots or old trainers, swimwear and a towel, then your are all set to give it a go.

Get in touch and we can book your session. 01545 561257

Duration: 2 hours Price: £ 55 View Dates
Sailing RYA level 1

This will be your introducing to sailing to get afloat under supervision.

Assumed knowledge - none

By the end of the course you should be able to...........

Sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering.

Sail in light winds under supervision.

Minimum age - 16

Cost of course includes your RYA Start Sailing - Beginners Handbook

Duration: 2 days Price: £ 205 View Dates
Sailing RYA level 2

Setting out the foundations of sailing for you.

Assumed knowledge - Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1

By the end of the course you should be able to.......

Rig, launch and sail in all directions.

Capsize and recover.

Have essential safety knowledge.

Able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

Minimum age - 16

Duration: 2 days Price: £ 205 View Dates
Saturday Sailing

Online booking only

Regular Saturday morning sailing 10am - 12pm from Easter 2021 (Covid 19 restrictions permitting, so no changing rooms available, use your own wetsuit if possible)  We can provide buoyancy aids.

Not really for complete beginners as we expect you have some experience sailing. Regular sessions to develop your sailing or working towards your next goal.  

Juniors can work through their RYA stages 1-4.

Adults can practice their skills or work towards their RYA level 1-2. . 

This is hands on so once you have been a few times you will know where the kit is and can get on with only the minimum of supervision. You will be expected to get involved from the start by rigging and preparing the boats.  We don't launch until everyone is ready so don't wait to be asked to help newbies.  Beware at the end of the session washing down the boats with the hose might get you too !

We maintain a personal record of what you have done with us so we can help you towards your next level.  We try to split everybody into the group appropriate to their skill to get the maximum benefit from the time on or off the water. 

Arrive by 09:45 at least ready for a 10am start. 

Minimum age is 8.

Duration: 2 hours Price: £ 21 under 16's £15.00 View Dates
Dinghy hire (2 hour)

You are already an experienced sailor but don't have a boat in New Quay.  Hire one from us for 2 hour sessions.

Topper £30,  Pico £30, Laser £30, Feva £40, Laser 2000 £60,  Bahia £60.  

You will need to stay within our operating area. Book online only.

Please contact us to arrange a time and date to suit you. 

Tel 01545 561257

Duration: 2 hour Price: £ View Dates
Women only sailing

Friday mornings for newcomers (working towards RYA Level 1) and more experienced women working towards RYA Level 2 and 3.

You will be expected to get involved from the start by rigging and preparing the boats.  We won't launch until everyone is ready so don't wait to be asked to help.  Beware at the end of the session washing down the boats with the hose might get you too !

Booking online as numbers are limited.

If we have to cancel because the conditions are inappropriate we will either reimburse you or use the payment for another day.

Arrive beach ready in time for a 9.30am start through to about 12.00.

Duration: 2 hours Price: £ 15 View Dates