Dinghy sailing young people
Our sailing courses are designed to develop young peoples skills in a fun and enjoyable way, whilst following the RYA Young Sailors Scheme. Under the guidance of a qualified instructor children will gradually be introduced to new skills and techniques with the aim of develop their confidence in and understanding of the sport.
Instruction takes place on sheltered water with safety boats always in attendance and a maximum ratio of 6 students to 1 instructor. On completion of each stage the appropriate certificate will be issued free of charge, logbooks can be purchased through our shop and all completed sections will be signed by your instructor.
Courses are fully supervised. In the event of adverse weather, alternative activities will be provided.
Jack Maynard Bursery Fund aims to support local young people who may not otherwise be able to fully afford a course at Calshot.
RYA Dinghy Sailing & Windsurfing for 10-13 and 13-16 years
An exciting week for those who want to specialise in the ever popular sport of sailing. Courses are based on the RYA Young Sailors Scheme and will give beginners and advanced sailors alike the opportunity to develop their skills under the guidance of our experienced instructors.
Instruction takes place in small teaching groups and sheltered water with safety boats always in attendance. Certificates are provided free of charge. So as not to miss out on the centre’s exciting landbased activities, one day will be shore-based with the opportunity to take part in activities such as climbing, skiing and archery.
£385 Non-residential, includes lunches and evening meal
£440 Residential, as non-residential plus 5 nights B&B. These courses run from Sunday to Friday
For those with little or no previous sailing experience this is a great introduction to the sport. All the basics will be introduced in a fun and exciting way.
|10 - 13 years||2 - 7 August 2015||H 10|
|13 - 16 years||9 - 14 August 2015||H 12|
For those holding the Stage Two award (or sail at that level) this course will introduce youngsters to more advanced sailing skills and double handed boats.
|10 - 16 years||9 - 14 August 2015||H 13|
Performance Sailing and Spinnaker Course
This course is designed to refine techniques, develop skills and make sailing more efficient. Topics covered include upwind performance, use of tell tales, better tacking and gybing, and an introduction to spinnakers. Youngsters should hold a Stage Four award or be at that level before joining this course.
Windsurfing Stage One/Two
For those with little or no previous windsurfing experience this is a great introduction to the sport. All the basics will be introduced in a fun and exciting way. Using small, light-weight equipment, specially designed for children, who will be quickly up and sailing under the guidance of their instructor. The course will follow the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme. So as not to miss out on the centre's exciting landbased activities, one day will be shore-based with the opportunity to take part in activities such as Climbing, Skiing and Archery.