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ADULT Courses

We are one of the leading RYA sailing schools in the UK, specialising in RYA Sailing courses, RYA Windsurfing courses, RYA Keelboat courses, RYA Instructor Training and RYA Powerboat courses. We have been helping people who want to learn to sail for over 50 years by providing a full range of sailing courses and lessons. Our sailing courses are run on a friendly yet professional basis with experienced instructors who will make your sailing lessons both fun and memorable. QMSC provides opportunities to continue sailing with a range of membership options for, with or with out your own sailing kit, with racing, clubs and activities to enjoy. 

  • Early Booking Save 10% - Booking three months in advance
  • Group Booking Save 10% - Booking two or more courses
  • Standard Members Save 20% - Maximum saving when booking is 20%
  • Adult Sailing/Windsurfing Courses are included in the full QM Select Membership.

We also run women's sailing courses: Learn with a group of like-minded women.

If you're considering if a keelboat or a dinghy is the right option for you, then see our comparison list below...  

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The QM team

Adult L5

Dinghy Sailing Courses

Get out on the water and learn to sail a dinghy. We will take you from a complete beginner to an advanced racer. Try out the exciting sport of dinghy sailing.

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RS21 Instructor

Keelboating Courses

Learn to sail a keelboat with up to four other people. A way to get out on the water in a stable and fun way. We offer a variety of courses aimed for all levels in our fleet of RS21's.

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Windsurfing Courses

Learn to windsurf. We will take you from a complete beginner to an advanced windsurfer. Try out the exciting sport of windsurfing.

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Powerboat Safety


Enjoy being on the water? Get involved in powerboating. Also a requirement for your RYA Dinghy Instructor.

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RS Quba hire

Instructor Courses

Already have most of your sailing qualifications? Fancy spending every day on the water teaching? Become an instructor and start helping us out!

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First aid

Online/Shore based Courses

Enjoy being on the water? Get involved in powerboating. Also a requirement for your RYA Dinghy Instructor when you turn 16.

Age: 12 years old + adult supervision

Prior experience needed: None!

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