Wingsurfing Policy


Customers on courses or taster sessions will be supervised by an RYA qualified instructor. The instructor may have students taking part in different wingsurfing 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    Wingsurf 4:1.

Wings to be secured to sand filled trug, bucket or similar.

Instructor will have access to own safety boat.


Customers wishing to hire a Wing should have completed a 2 hour taster and 2 hour improver sessions. (Therefore 4 hours supervised / instructed).

Maximum of 4 Wing hires at same time.(At the discretion of the person in charge)

Customers offered a quick release waist belt for the board leash.

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 instructor should adhere to RYA best practice policies.

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


Wing surfer recovery

  • Recover customer to boat
  • Customer faces boat driver and holds the wing upside down or deflate wing.
  • Board stowed across the boat
  • Return to shore / upwind