RYA Youth Sailing Courses

Youth Sailing Courses at the Galloway Activity Centre are all about getting out there, having fun and gaining confidence on the water. For the past 28 years we've had the pleasure of introducing thousands of young sailors to this exhilarating sport so whether you're a complete beginner or returning for your summer break we've got the perfect course for you.

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RYA Stage 1 Sailing

2 Days

All about having fun and learning the basics this two day course has been the first stepping stone into the wonderful world of dinghy sailing for so many. Why not give it a go and see where it takes you?

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RYA Stage 2 Sailing

3 Days

The sheltered inland waters of Loch Ken are perfect for beginners and during this course our enthusiastic instructors will continue your learning in a safe and fun environment.

Why not combine this with Stage 1 and save over £60?

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RYA Stage 3 Sailing

3-5 Days

This is where the real fun begins! Moving on from where you left off at stage two your instructor will guide you to being a competent light wind sailor who can sail unassisted in moderate conditions. Perfect your skills so you can rig, launch and sail in any direction unaided.

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RYA stage 4 sailing

3-5 days

Bridging the gap between Stage 3 and the advanced modules. Learn to crew and helm double handers and problem solve on the water.

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taster session

Fancy having a quick try before jumping into one of our certificated courses? Check out our fun taster sessions where we'll have you zipping around the loch in no time.

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