Adult Dinghy Sailing RYA courses

Take to the waves and experience this exhilarating watersport. We have RYA Dinghy Sailing courses ranging from 2 days to 5 weeks for all abilities. Whether you're a complete beginner, coming back to sailing after a break or looking to gain your Sailing Instructor Qualifications we have the course for you.

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RYA Start Sailing (Level 1)

2 Days

The inland waters of Loch Ken are perfect for beginners. Our RYA qualified instructors have the enthusiasm and expertise to introduce you to the fun world of Sailing in a safe and exciting environment.

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rya basic skills (level 2)

3 Days

Got your RYA Start Sailing certificate and caught the bug? This is the perfect course for you. Over 3 days we will develop your skills and give you the confidence and ability to go out alone. Learn to rig, launch, sail unaided and make good decisions on the water.

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RYA basic skills (5 days)

5 Days

This popular five day course runs Monday - Friday every week of the summer and covers the first two qualifications of the RYA syllabus. Our Sailing Instructors will guide you from absolute beginner to competent sailor with the confidence and ability to rig, launch and sail a range of Dinghies yourself.

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rya better sailing (level 3)

5 Days

If you already have your level 2 then this is a great course for those looking to bridge the gap before moving onto the more advanced modules. Our experienced instructors will challenge your sailing skills and coach you towards becoming a more competent and confident sailor.

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advanced sailing modules

With 25 years experience, a range of high performance dinghies and cats and the most enthusiastic sailing instructors you'll meet there's no better place to refine your skills than Loch Ken.

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dinghy instructor training

We've passed out nearly 600 instructors over the year...fancy being the next?

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