Windsurfing Policy


Customers on courses or taster sessions will be supervised by an RYA qualified instructor. The instructor may have students taking part in different windsurfing activities if the conditions and student skills are suitable. The instructor should check the equipment in use at the start and end of the session reporting any defects. The instructor should adhere to RYA best practice policies.

Teaching ratio    Windsurf 6:1.

Sails to be fixed to the board when on the beach.

Instructor will have access to own safety boat.


Customers wishing to hire a Windsurf should be competent to sail upwind without assistance.

Maximum of 4 Windsurf hires at same time.

The decision to allow the sailing session or shorten the session is at the discretion of the Person in charge on the day of the hire. The session may be cancelled or shortened if weather conditions or sea state are not suitable or the person hiring has needed outside assistance more than once during that session.

The decision to sail or not will be at the discretion of the Person in charge.


Windsurfer recovery

  • Recover customer to the boat.
  • Customer sits facing driver and places the mast across their lap the board attached, dagger board retracted.
  • Customer holds mast down.
  • Board towed alongside boat.
  • Return to shore / upwind.