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February Beginners Week- Junior


Active Sail courses are designed around the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme; Junior Beginner covers stages one and two over a fun, hands-on week. We start the lessons close to the centre and the shore, teaching children the parts of the boat and how to sail away and return to the slipway in pairs. We keep each session as practical as possible; as confidence grows we sail further from the centre and play games to develop skills and understanding. By Friday, weather permitting, we embark on a day sail (Pirate fancy dress encouraged!) for an offsite picnic before returning to base ready to wow and amaze parents at the weekly sail past!

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.


Children aged 8 -12 with little or no previous experience of sailing. On request over 12’s may be permitted to join friends and siblings.


For more information about the RYA Youth Sailing Syllabus please click here.

£235 for children
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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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