Junior Dinghy Sailing Course (8+)

Learn to sail with us…

Whether you are looking for your first steps in learning to sail or an advanced sailing course Oulton Broad Water Sports Centre, offers a range of courses. As a certified RYA training centre, we have the knowledge and experience to deliver a range of sailing courses that will introduce you to the basics of steering, launching and recovering. Our more advanced courses introduce rigging, rope work, capsize recovery and safe sailing methods. 

To book any of the below courses, please email [email protected]



Try Sailing 

Your first time on the water sailing. This 3-hour sailing course will give you a fun introduction to sailing. Gives you some basic knowledge of rigging, launching and steering, ensuring you feel safe and confident on the water.

RYA Stage 1

This five-day course will teach you basic sailing, and how to launch, steer, recover, and recognise parts of the boat. By the end of the course, you should be able to steer and understand basic principles.

RYA Stage 2

This five-day course will teach you basic sailing skills, rope work and collision avoidance. By the end of the course, you should be able to tack and control boat speed and understand basic principles

Course Assumed Knowledge: Basic knowledge and steering ability to Stage 1 standard

RYA Stage 3

This RYA five-day course will teach you rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques, capsize recovery and sailing theory. By the end of the course, you should be able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

Course Assumed Knowledge: Up to and including Stage 2 standard

RYA Stage 4

This RYA five-day course will teach you to launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions. By the end of the course, you should be able to launch & sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

Course Assumed Knowledge: Up to and including Stage 3 standard

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