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Don’t stop sailing or windsurfing in the winter months!  We have our ‘Winter Training Programme’ to keep you on the water and developing your skills until the season restarts in Spring. You could also take advantage and try something new... This could be your year to get into club racing; if you're already on the start line maybe try team-racing!

The winter training programme runs from October - March every year

Courses are FREE for 'Select Full' members and a 20% Discount for all others.

Click below for the type of training you would like:

 


RS Quba hire

Group Sail Coaching

If you're looking for instructor support to take your Level 2 skills up a notch or brush off the cobwebs, then this is for you. Expect a mix of abilities and focuses during the session. This booking does include the hire of club boats. Boats available include RS Quba and Pico. If you wish to use an ILCA please book onto intermediate group coaching or laser training (in winter). Free for QM Select Members.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2

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Youth Group Laser

ILCA Intro

A coaching session for the intermediate sailor who wants to hone specific skills. Aimed at those who have sailed quite a lot after Level 2, hopefully regularly and may have joined in some club racing or social sailing activity. Come to the session with an idea of elements of sailing you would like to cover and the instructor will look to bring your ideas together for a common theme for everyone to work on. ILCA will be introduced in this session.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2

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Adult L1 taster

RYA Level 3: Better Sailing

By the end of this course, you will be safety conscious and capable of sailing without an instructor on board in moderate conditions. Successful completion of this course is the ideal preparation (and pre-requisite) for starting the RYA Advanced Modules. The course is completed in double handed dinghies.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2

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Adult L3

RYA Seamanship Skills

Through this course you will see a real improvement in your doublehander helming skills and boat positioning, by focusing on manoeuvres and seamanship decisions. Manoeuvres include sailing backwards, sailing with no rudder or centreboard, anchoring, reefing afloat, recovery of a man overboard and being towed.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 3

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Adult LSpin

RYA Sailing with Spinnakers

You will learn how to handle a modern asymmetric spinnaker, covering power zones and boat speed, balance, and how to hist, gybe and drop a spinnaker. The course follows the RYA Sailing With Spinnakers syllabus from the National Sailing Scheme.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 3

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RS 200/400 Introduction

Get out in an RS 200/400 and learn some tricks for rigging and sailing them. You should already be confident helming and crewing a double hander with a spinnaker. If you are unsure about your suitability for this course do give the office a call.

Prior experience needed: RYA Sailing with Spinnakers (or equivalent experience).

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Sailing RS400 queen mary

RS 200/400 Training

Build on your sailing skills in our RS 200/400, ideal for anyone that has attended the RS 200/400 Intro and is now sailing these boats.. General double handed skills will be worked upon alongside racing skills such as trigger pulls and mark roundings. This will also involve some advanced spinnaker training.

Prior experience needed: RYA Sailing with spinnakers and RS 200/400 Intro/Experience

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Laser Barts 2015

RYA Start Racing

2 full days from 0930 to 1700. An enjoyable introduction to club racing. Boats used are typically Lasers. Focus on boat handling, starts, mark rounding, racing rules, tactics and tuning.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2

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Club Race Introductory Training

Club Race can be a daunting prospect for people new to the racing scene. Sailors who book onto this session will receive a briefing from one of the Safety Team on objectives for the day’s racing as well as a debrief afterwards with any coaching points noted whilst racing. This session is ideal for those sailors relatively new to club racing who would like some extra guidance in how to progress up the fleet.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2 (Compulsory) + RYA Start Racing (Recommended)

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Adult LCat

Catamaran Conversion

Experience the thrill of sailing fast catamarans, and how to handle their speed and power, to endorse your RYA Level 2 certificate with multihull recognition.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 2

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RS Aero Drop-in Day

Have you been regularly sailing ILCA and looking to try something new? This FREE drop in clinic for select members (Full and hire only) will give you a very basic understanding of the RS Aero and a quick sail on the water.

Prior experience needed: Confident sailing in an ILCA

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Adult L3

Team Race Training Day

Have you been regularly sailing double handers? Have you tried a bit of fleet racing and really enjoyed it? Take this to the next level with a day all about team racing. During the morning you will learn all about various mark traps and how to work as a team. The afternoon will consist of a mini team racing series.

Prior experience needed: RYA Level 3 + Basic racing experience

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ILCA Race Training

Have you been sailing or racing a a laser/ILCA for a while and looking to get some intermediate or advanced race training? This is the day with you. We will work on a variety of boat handling and racing skills through the morning, ending the day with a race series.

Prior experience needed: Regular ILCA sailor and confident in boat handling manouveres and basic racing knowledge.

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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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Youth Windsurfing

RYA Start Windsurfing Course

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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Youth Windsurfing 3

Start Windsurfing Group Coaching

Every other Saturday. 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 W2

RYA Intermediate Non-planing Windsurfing Course

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 Windsurfing

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Adult Wclinic

Intermediate Windsurf Group Coaching

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-Planing

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Adult W4

RYA Intermediate Planing Windsurfing Course

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-planing

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Adult W7

RYA Advanced Windsurfing Course

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 W7

High Wind Performance Windsurfing Clinic

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 Planing

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Adult Wadclin

Carve Gybe Clinic

A great opportunity to get on the water with one of our advanced instructors to perfect either your non-planing or planing carve gybe. The perfect way to keep progressing your windsurf skills.

Prior experience needed: RYA Intermediate Non-Planing

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Adult Wfoil

RYA Windfoiling: First Flight Course

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 Wfoil

Performance windfoiling clinic

A great opportunity to get on the water with one of our performance foiling instructors. Work on your foiling gybes or sustained flight under instruction.

Prior experience needed: RYA First Flights or higher

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50 off Discount Saving Offer Discounted RYA Level 1 Keelboatingurse

Keelboat RYA Level 1: Start Sailing

The Keelboat RYA Level 1 - Start Sailing course assumes that the student has not sailed before. After you have learnt to rig the boat and received an introduction to the boat's controls, the group will take to the water to experience for the first time under the close supervision of a qualified RYA keelboat instructor.

SAVE 50% *WAS £320* Offer ends 30th June, 2024 

£160.00

RS L2

Keelboat RYA Level 2: Basic Skills

The Keelboat RYA Level 2 - Basic Skills course assumes that the student has previously achieved the RYA Level 1 - Start Sailing certificate. This course builds on the skills learned, introduces new ones and supports you along the way to becoming an independent sailor.

Note: 20% discount for Standard and Select members.

£320.00

RS L3

Keelboat RYA Level 3: Better Sailing

The RYA Level 3: Better Sailing assumes that the student has previously achieved the RYA Level 2: Basic Skills certificate. By the end of this course, you will be safety conscious and capable of sailing as part of a crew in moderate conditions. Successful completion of this course is the ideal preparation (and pre-requisite) for starting the RYA Advanced Modules.

£320.00

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RS21 Keelboat Conversion

Come and get orientated with our RS21 keelboats, developing your teamwork and communication skills to become confident in keelboats, and to endorse your RYA Level 2 certificate with keelboat recognition if you have this qualification.

Prior to attending this course you should have comfortably mastered the skills learnt on the Dinghy Level 2 sailing course or have equivalent sailing experience.

£125.00

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RS21 Race Training

Improve your keelboat racing skills with a morning of training and an afternoon race series. Come in teams or with an ideal role in mind e.g. helm. A great day of race training for experienced sailors.

£125.00

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Women's RS21 Keelboating Day

Come along and get sailing in an RS21 with like-minded women. This course is suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced. Get involved now and feel free to invite your female friends or family! Supported by female instructors.

£60.00