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Performance Sailing

sailing - Up to 6 people


RYA Performance Sailing is an advanced module that develops your sailing in performance boats. The course focuses on tuning and trimming your craft to ensure sailors maintain maximum speed and sail the boat smoothly and fluently.

Experienced stage four sailors aged thirteen to sixteen. We recommend saving the performance sailing module until last, the experience you gain from the other four will prepare you to learn more and take more away from the performance course.

Please note that as RYA Advanced Youth courses are taught in double-handed sailing dinghys. The RYA has realised guidance on the 6th of August confirming that Stage 4 courses and above can be taught to those in different households and seperate bubbles.

If you are looking for a single handed option, you can still get afloat and practicing, just book our improver group instead.

Join us at SWAC for a week of fun and exciting learn to sail course for children. SWAC is known for our emphasis on having fun while learning new skills, in the heart of Southampton.

When is it?

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we are offering childcare solutions to the public.

To ensure that we can provide a safe environment for your children and our staff, we are implementing the following procedures;

  1. We ask that you not send your child if they, or anyone in the household is showing symptoms of COVID-19.
  2. We will colour coordinate all groups, so your child will join their group straight away after morning sign in. When booking additional days, please always register your child into the same colour group.
  3. We will also all children to wash their hands upon arrival, in between activity sessions and prior to eating.
  4. We will offer activities that do not require high physical support / physical contact.
  5. We will be deep cleaning twice daily as a minimum standard.

Who is it for?

Eight to sixteen year olds.

How much is it?

  1. £295 per week including your RYA log book and certificate
  2. Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up are available - bolt these on at the checkout

As an Ofsted registered centre, you are also able to pay using your Childcare vouchers, and can do so by emailing your booking or via our facebook direct messenger.

What to bring


Participants should bring a packed lunch, you are welcome to use the fridge and microwave at the centre. Alternatively, lunch can be purchased from nearby shops and restaurants.


Hot drinks and water are available from the Centre.


We do have a small safe onsite that can hold phones and car keys, however we suggest leaving expensive valuables at home.

Clothing List

We will provide all specialist equipment such as buoyancy aids, wetsuits and waterproofs.

We advise you bring:

  1. Closed toe footwear
  2. Warm layers would be useful such as a fleece or jumper. It can be much cooler on the water.
  3. Woolly hat / Sun hat
  4. Change of clothes - other than the ones you will wear afloat
  5. Towel, Sun Glasses & security strap, sun screen.


Must be aged from 13-16 years old and be a Stage 4 Sailor.


For more information on Advanced Youth Modules please click here.


Full refund if cancelled 21 days prior to the commencement date

If cancelling a booking more than 21 days prior to the activity commencement date, alternative dates, course credit or a refund can be offered. For some cancellations an administration fee may be charged. Cancellations within 21 days are charged at the full rate and non-refundable.

Cancellation of any booking must be made in writing. For cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice, please contact the venue direct by telephone. Please familiarise yourself with our full booking Terms and Conditions by clicking here.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity is still taking place, refunds & rescheduling will only be provided under special circumstances. We look forward to seeing you at your sessions. If you have any questions in the meantime, please get in touch with a member of the team.

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£295 for children

Mon 23rd - Fri 27th Aug
09:30 - 16:30 every day · 4 spaces left


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