dinghy instructor course

Throughout the year we run 7 Dinghy Instructor courses both on a residential and non-residential basis. This is by far the most popular instructional qualification we run. We offer a unique teaching experience with top quality coaching and a range of modern Dinghies to hone your skills.

Dinghy Sailing Instructor

the course

5 days of top quality coaching to make sure you're up to the standards required to teach beginners and improvers.

Instructor recovering dinghy

fast track courses

For sailors with some experience already these courses include all the pre-requisites along with extra sailing tuition prior to the course itself.

Residential Dinghy Instructor Accommodation

residential

All our instructor courses are available as fully residential options with accommodation in our bunkhouse or cabins and delicious meals from our on site kitchen.

how do i book?

If you'd like to book onto any course then just give us a call on 01556 502011.

Course Dates

One Week DI Courses

Dates
3-7 Apr
22-26 May
19-23 June
10-14 Jul
31 Jul - 4 Aug
21 - 25 Aug
23 - 27 Oct

Our fast track options run in the weeks preceeding each course and include all your pre-requisites (apart from Safe and Fun). Check out our Fast Track page for full dates on these courses.

Dinghy Instructor pricing

This is the full price list for all our instructor course options

CourseNon-ResiResidential
Dinghy Instructor (5 days)£295.00£395.00
2 Week Fast Track£580.00£850.00
4 Week Fast Track-£1655.00
5 Week Fast Track-£1755.00
Pre Assesment w/e£150.00£195.00
First Aid£95.00

All of the pre-requisites are available individually and we're totally flexible for those that need a bit of this and a bit of that. Please give us a call on 01556 502011 if you would like to discuss any alternative options.

dinghy instructor pre-requisites

There are a number of pre-requisites you need before taking the course. These are also available to sit at GAC and are part of the fast track courses (with the exception of the safe and fun)

  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Powerboat Level 2
  • Pre entry assessment
  • Be 16 years or over
  • RYA Safe and Fun
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