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Introduction

Our welcoming instructors are on hand to ease you into the world of sailing! Whether you are a beginner or a well seasoned sailor, we have a course for you. We provide all of the equipment and clothing needed including; buoyancy aids, boats and instructors! All you need to bring with you is a change of clothing, a towel, and shoes you don’t mind getting wet!  All of the courses we provide are conveniently available over a weekend period.

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Courses

The RYA Level 1 course is the perfect way to begin your journey to becoming a competent sailer. On the water you will cover the fundamental techniques such as launching, landing, tacking across the wind, gybing, upwind and downwind sailing. On land you will cover some basic theory to keep you safe and build your background knowledge such as rules of the road, weather, tides ect. We aim to get you out on the water for as long as possible during you course, so you get the best experience of this active and enjoyable sport.

Duration

  • 2 days 

Qualification 

  • RYA Level 1 Start Sailing 

Whats Included 

  • Professional instructors
  • All equiment
  • Certification

If you’ve learnt the ropes of sailing and want to go further, this course is an excellent opportunity to progress in the sport. Our passionate instructors will help you build on what you already know, learn more techniques and gain confidence in stronger winds. A step up from RYA Level 1 you will get; rigging, launching, and sailing in all directions with the guidance of our instructors. We can’t wait to see you become a fantastic sailor!

The RYA Level 3 is designed to help you improve performance and make an easier transition between RYA Level 2 and our improver courses. This course is an excellent opportunity for you to practice, improve, and ultimately become a more confident sailor. Our experienced instructors will introduce you to: faster tracking, gybing, rigging, and boat turning as well as tasters of advanced modules.

The RYA Seamanship course is the perfect way to master your maneuvers. On the water you will cover the fundamental techniques needed for  launching and landing in all circumstances, man overboards, tight circles, reefing afloat and rudderless sailing. 

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Times and Prices

2 day weekend

9:30-17:00

£186 per person

Sailing Taster

tuesday evenings

18:30-20:30

£20 per person

Online Booking

 

Sailing Courses CLICK HERE TO BOOK
Sailing Taster CLICK HERE TO BOOK
RYA Level 1 CLICK HERE TO BOOK
RYA Level 2 CLICK HERE TO BOOK
Seamanship Skills CLICK HERE TO BOOK

 

Contact us today on: 023 9266 3873

Contact Us

Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday - Friday   08:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday - Sunday (March - October)   08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday (Nov - March)   9:00 - 13:00
  • Sunday (Nov - March)   CLOSED

About Us

Welcome to Portsmouth Watersports Centre. For over 45 years the centre has provided high quality experiences and instruction in a range of activities. Situated on the east side of Portsmouth in the picturesque Langstone Harbour with views over the South Downs.

Address

Eastern Road Portsmouth Hampshire PO3 5LY