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Welcome to Adult Windsurfing Courses

This has been a challenging time as you can appreciate a lot of work has gone in to making the club safe to re-open for visitors and staff. We hope 2021 runs with less disruption and change!

Early Booking Save 10% - (Booking three months in advance)

All our Adult Courses are free if you join our QM Select Membership.

The courses currently running are limited to single hander sailing (Level 1, Level 2 and Start Racing); windsurfing of course is a single hander sport. Group tuition is running for both Sailing and Windsurfing. Our tuition runs at a 6:1 ratio.

Covid Specific Information

We will not be able to operate at the levels we were before, as a result will not be offering the full range of courses that you have come to know and love. We want to give you our assurance that your safety and welfare is our absolute priority.

  • We can go single-handed Sailing, Windsurfing, and SUPing, whilst following government guidance and maintaining the social distancing rules.
  • We can use outdoor spaces and shelters but cannot go indoors other than to use the toilet facilities, we have two large marquees to help alleviate this problem. No showers or changing facilities are available.
  • You will need to buzz at the gate to gain access, and please park in the lower car park.
  • You will be given a meeting point for the duration of your course, outside of the clubhouse.
  • Are you fit to visit? Please do not attend if you or anyone in your household are experiencing Covid symptoms or are feeling unwell.
  • Please ensure you have booked your session and check our website for the latest covid guidance

Read our full Covid Guidelines

Please watch the safety briefing video

If you have any issues, please get in contact by email to sailondon@queenmary.org.uk.

Thank for reading, thank you for supporting, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you back on the water at Queen Mary.

The QM team


Youth Windsurfing 4

Windsurfing Taster

Our windsurfing taster sessions are for those new to sailing. Before commiting to a full course, give it a try!

Prior experience needed: None!

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Adult W2

RYA Start Windsurfing

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!

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Adult W1

Group Windsurfing Coaching

Every other Saturday morning 1000 to 1230. Our group coaching takes your Start Windsurfing Skills up a notch. Try a new board or brush off the cobwebs.

Prior experience needed: RYA Start Windsurfing

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Adult Wclinic

Intermediate Group Windsurfing Coaching

The intermediate group coaching is for that gap between beginner and intermediate. Or to practice before taking the Intermediate course. Move from group coaching to intermediate group coaching.

Prior experience needed: RYA Start Windsurfing

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Adult W4

RYA Intermediate Windsurfing

Learn the RYA Fastfwd formula to enable a smooth progression towards planing. Non-planing candidates focus on stance, control, tacking, harness work and kit setup. Planing candidates also focus on footstraps and blasting control. Practice between RYA Start winsurfing and RYA Intermediate Windsurfing is needed.

Prior experience needed: RYA Start Windsurfing

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Adult W7

RYA Advanced Windsurfing

Dynamic transitions, advanced planing techniques and waterstarts. Carve gybing and other advanced skills such as advanced carving and bump and jump may be taught as part of the course.

Prior experience needed: Intermediate Planing

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Adult Wfoil

RYA Windfoiling: First Flights

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 harness

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Adult Wadclin

Windsurf Clinics

Different sessions run for all levels. Session aims are interchangeable depending on weather & non-certified. Half a day of windsurf coaching with a focus on a particular skill.

Prior experience needed:

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