Welcome to our windsurfing courses at QM
We are one of the leading RYA sailing schools in the UK and have been helping people who want to learn to sail for over 50 years. Our windsurfing 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 windsurfing with a range of membership options for, with or with out your own kit.
Course options and booking on the links below:
The Start Windsurfing course focuses on the RYA Start Windsurfing syllabus from the National Windsurfing Scheme. The course assumes no prior experience of windsurfing. At the end of the weekend you should have an understanding of rigging and launching your kit, sailing upwind, downwind and across the wind, steering, tacking and gybing.
Prior experience needed: None!More Information Book Now
Learn the RYA Fastfwd formula to enable a smooth progression towards planing. Candidates focus on stance, control, tacking, harness work and kit setup. Recommended for those who have had an intro to intermediate session (see above) and are looking to progress on the RYA Syllabus
Prior experience needed: RYA Start WindsurfingMore Information Book Now
For windsurfers with intermediate non-planing looking for some further coaching before taking their Intermediate planing course. Tell the instructor what you would like to focus on - this session is ideal if you want to brush off the cobwebs,or work on a technique that you've been struggling to grasp.
Prior experience needed: RYA Intermediate Non-PlaningMore Information Book Now
Learn the RYA Fastfwd formula to enable a smooth progression towards planing. Candidates also focus on footstraps and planing control. This course is recommended for those who have had time to practice the skills from the RYA Intermediate Non-planing course. The intermediate clinic (see above) can provide this. This course may be moved depending on wind conditions.
Prior experience needed: RYA Intermediate Non-planingMore Information Book Now
This clinic is for candidates who can plane comfortably in both the harness and footstraps (intermediate/advanced) and that want to start using shorter boards or get to grips with our premium kit. We will look at kit tuning, use of camber sails, safe launching and recovery and will work on water starts and high speed planing carve gybes.
This course may be moved depending on wind conditions.
Prior experience needed: RYA Intermediate PlaningMore Information Book Now
TRY WINDFOILING! A place on this course requires that you have windsurfed recently and are fully competent planing in the footstraps and harness. You will first be introduced to the art of foiling in a shorebased environment, and then take your skills to the water for your first flight! We are now also offering Sustained flights and foiling coaching - contact us for more info!
Prior experience needed: Planing in both footstraps and harnessMore Information Book Now