YOUTH SAILING

  • Sea Monkeys

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Portsmouth, Reading

    A fun water sports course for 5 to 7-year olds covering 5 mornings or 5 afternoons during the school holidays. This course is aimed at getting the youngest sailors out on the water, having fun, making friends and learning about our water sports. We tailor the sessions to be land and water based, games and activity-focused, with low ratio’s so they can make happy memories and feel confident on the water.

    Please note that this is weather dependant and will need a minimum of 2 participants booked before it can run. We are unable to take this age range for longer than a half-day so we are unable to accept children for a full day of activities.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    Morning participants

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    12:30  – Morning participants pick-up.

    Afternoon Participants

    13:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.

    13:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    16:30 – Afternoon participants pick-up

     

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  • Extreme Adventure

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Portsmouth, Reading

    This exciting and action-packed club is aimed at children ages 7 and above, wanting to spend time on the water in the school holidays without the pressure of an RYA course. A fun-filled week of games and challenges, tasters in a range of activities and focused on making friends, having fun and learning to love the water.

    Please note that this is weather dependant and will need a minimum of 3 participants booked before it can run. This course does not follow an RYA Syllabus

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • Beginner Sailing Week

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Portsmouth, Reading

    Learn the ropes with this fun-filled week of basic sailing for children aged 8 and above. No experience needed. We will aim to cover the RYA Stage 1 and 2 certificates over the course of the week.

     

    Please note that this course is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • Improver Sailing Week

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Portsmouth, Reading

    The next step for young sailors ages 8 and above who have achieved their RYA Stage 2 and want to progress on to the next level! A refresher of skills over 5-days, whilst working towards their RYA Stage 3.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • Intermediate Sailing Week

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Portsmouth, Reading

    A week-long advanced course for sailors aged 8 and above who have already achieved their Stage 3 certificate. Sail in a range of boats and practice skills in double-handed dinghies, working towards your RYA Stage 4 certificate.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Stage 1 Weekend

    Available at:
    Portland

    Learn the basics to becoming a salty old sea dog with our fun and friendly instructors. This 2-day course is aimed at children aged 8 and above, with little or no experience of sailing who want to get confident in a boat in a safe but fun atmosphere. You will learn the basics of how to sail and assist with rigging a boat, whilst getting some experience in handling and steering the boat.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Stage 2 Weekend

    Available at:
    Portland

    The next step to becoming a real life pirate, for children aged 8 and above. The perfect follow-on to our Stage 1 course, you will develop the skills you have already learned and more. This course includes things such as the 5 essentials and rope work. Once completed, you will be well on the way to becoming a confident small boat sailor.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • Beginner Race Training

    Available at:
    Portland, Portsmouth

    An intensive week of beginner level race training, aimed at those with RYA Stage 3 and above who have little to no experience of racing. The perfect top-up for those who haven’t raced in a while!

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and will need a minimum of 3 participants booked before it can run.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • Intermediate Race Training

    Available at:
    Portland

    An intensive week-long training camp for club level sailors who want to improve their sailing in their chosen class. Use one of our fleet or bring your own boat, our expert race coaches will help you on your way to the next gold medal!

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and will need a minimum of 3 participants booked before it can run. Sailors must also have a minimum of club level racing experience.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • High Performance Week

    Available at:
    Portland, Lake Garda, Reading

    Challenge yourself to an extreme week of sailing! A fantastic sailing opportunity to get a taster of a range of high-performance dinghies. From Catamarans to 29ers to performance single-handers. Build your skills in trapezing and spinnaker sailing with our expert coaches.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and will need a minimum of 3 participants booked before it can run. Sailors must also meet a minimum requirement of sailing ability before they can take the course, please phone the centre to discuss if you are unsure.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Seamanship Skills

    Available at:
    Portland

    Cover the advanced seamanship every good pirate needs to succeed. This course focuses on boat handling skills such as man overboard recovery, picking up a mooring and sailing backwards. Get a deeper knowledge of sailing theory and learn more advanced rope work. You will also be able to sail in more challenging conditions and become completely independent in your sailing.

     

    Please note that this course is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Start Racing

    Available at:
    Portland

    Want to become the next Olympic sailing superstar? Jump in with this exciting and fun-packed introduction into dinghy racing. Spend 2 days with our fun-loving and specialist racing instructors to conquer the start line, sail quickly and efficiently around the course and learn the rules of the road.

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Sailing with Spinnakers

    Available at:
    Portland

    Learn how to fly along with a spinnaker on this RYA Advanced Module. From rigging to the hoist and drop you will be mastering the kite after this exciting 2-day course.

     

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Performance Sailing

    Available at:
    Portland

    An exciting 2-day course for sailors who are confident and competent with their sailing. This advanced module will throw you into the adrenalin-filled and dynamic side of sailing as an extreme sport, learning to trapeze and sail performance boats with the important theory and safety considerations needed so you can sail independently.

    Please note that this is weather dependant and there is a set checklist the participants need to achieve before they pass. Sailors need to be a minimum of RYA Stage 4 before they are able to attend this course.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    9:15 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    9:30 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    10:00 – Sessions start
    12:30 to 13:30 – Break for lunch

    13:30 – Afternoon sessions commence
    16:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    16:15 – Debrief and get changed
    16:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Stage 1 Evening Series

    Available at:
    Portland

    Learn to sail at our after-school sailing club! Join us on a Wednesday evening across 6-weeks and we’ll take you through the ins and outs of sailing, at the same time as making lots of new friends and having fun!

     

    Please note: on booking this course, you are committing to 6 consecutive Wednesday evening sessions from 4:30-7:30pm. We cannot accommodate for any absences and if the full course isn’t completed we can’t guarantee the pass of the Stage 1 certificate.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    16:30 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    16:45 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    17:00 – Sessions start
    19:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    19:15 – Debrief and get changed
    19:30 – Depart

     

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  • RYA Stage 2 Evening Series

    Available at:
    Portland

    Take the next step in sailing at our after-school sailing club! Join us on a Wednesday evening across 6-weeks and we’ll take you through the RYA Stage 2 syllabus, at the same time as making lots of new friends and having fun!

     

    Please note: on booking this course, you are committing to 6 consecutive Wednesday evening sessions from 4:30-7:30pm. We cannot accommodate for any absences and if the full course isn’t completed we can’t guarantee the pass of the Stage 2 certificate.

    Timings (may vary depending on centre):

    16:30 – Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
    16:45 – Meet the instructors

    Meet instructors outside of ASWC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

    17:00 – Sessions start
    19:00 – Finish sessions afloat and de rig
    19:15 – Debrief and get changed
    19:30 – Depart

     

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  • Sailing Taster Session

    Available at:
    Portland, Portsmouth, Reading

    Always wanted to try Sailing? Now is your chance! Join us for an initial taster session to test the waters and see if you enjoy this amazing sport.

    Contact us to book your 2-hour taster session slot.

    We provide wetsuits, helmets and spray tops, all you need to bring are shoes you don’t mind getting wet, swimming gear and a towel to dry off with after the fun.

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  • Early Drop-Off

    Available at:
    Portland, Portsmouth

    If you want to drop your kids off early, we got you!

    No matter whether you have to get to work, head to the beach or go sailing yourself, we’ll look after your kids for up to an extra hour!

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