We're recognised by British Canoeing and the Royal Yachting Association for the quality of our watersport tuition. Our experienced and qualified instructors really enjoy passing on their expertise to new and improving sailors and paddlers. We make our courses as accessible and fun as we possibly can, whilst covering all the techniques and tactics for you to excel in your chosen sport. We also provide all the equipment you'll need, so you won't have to go shopping first, and a car parking permit for the duration of your course.
Not sure you want to jump in at the deep end yet? Check out our range of short taster sessions and give something new a try. Find out more here.
Don't learn well in a group? A private tuition is a great way to begin a new sport or develop existing skills at a time to suit you. Prices start at £60 for 2 hours, including equipment.
- Give us a call on 0118 934 4424 and we'll talk you through your options
Enjoyed your course so much you want to keep practising? Get discounted boat hire and free launching with our adult membership for just £56 per year. Find out more here.
Introduction to Dinghy Sailing - Evening
This progressive evening course will introduce you to the wonderful world of dinghy sailing. Working towards the RYA Level 1 certificate, you'll learn the basics of sailing small dinghies with confidence. On completion, you will be qualified to take out one of our single-handed dinghies on your own. Ages 16+
Introduction to Dinghy Sailing - Weekend
This course is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of dinghy sailing. Working towards the RYA Level 1 certificate, you'll learn the basics of sailing small dinghies with confidence. On completion, you will be qualified to take out one of our single-handed dinghies on your own. Ages 16+
The course runs either over a weekend or on consecutive Saturdays.
Improvers Dinghy Sailing - Weekend
Expand your sailing knowledge, skills and confidence on an Improvers Dinghy Sailing course. Following the RYA National Sailing Scheme Level 2 syllabus, you’ll learn more efficient sailing and a range of manoeuvres as well as useful theory and background knowledge. On gaining this certificate you will be able to hire out double handed sailing boats at Dinton and other RYA Training centres around the world. RYA Level 1 or equivalent experience required. Ages 16+
Courses run either over a weekend or on consecutive Saturdays.
Improvers Sailing - Evening
This 6 week progressive evening course will help you build on your sailing knowledge, skills and confidence whilst following the Royal Yachting Association Level 2 syllabus. On completion, you will be able to hire our double-handed dinghies. 16+
Following the RYA Powerboat Level 2 syllabus, this two-day course will give you the skills to drive and manoeuvre a powerboat competently and safely. On completion you will be awarded with a Powerboat Level 2 certificate, which is the driving licence of powerboating. No previous experience is required. Suitable for age 12+
Stand Up Paddleboard Fitness
Wind down and de-stress with an evening Stand Up Paddleboard fitness class. No previous experience is required as we will spend the first few weeks building your confidence and technique. Then stretch and strengthen your way to fitness with our SUPFit-qualified instructors. You must be able to swim 50m unassisted. Suitable for age 16+.