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Adult Sailing Courses

Want to learn to sail? not sure where to start?

Need a refresher...

Want to learn and join the club - how about a course with membership included ?

BCYC offers adults a five day RYA Level 1 and 2 course over two weekends in April / May every year (for non members - price includes one year's membership). this is a great way to join the club and meet like minded new members.

From June onwards we run two day weekend courses every month through to October with three day family-focussed courses during the summer holidays. These courses are available to non members with a discounted price for club members.

RYA Start Sailing (Level 1) - suitable for beginners

An introduction to the sport for complete beginners or first time dinghy helms, covering the minimum knowledge required to get afloat under supervision with an instructor in the boat at all times. Two day weekend courses - Dates in Jun, july

Three day course in August


RYA Sailing Basics (Level 2)

Developing sailing techniques to be able to sail independently. Ideal for anyone returning to sailing, wanting to build confidence and competence, or participants with Level 1 wanting to progress to sailing without an instructor on board.

Course is september and will be offered in October if the demand is sufficient

Once members have achieved RYA level 2 or have the equivalent experience assessed by the Principal or chief instructor, they can hire from BCYC's fleet of club-owned boats.


New Courses Being Added - Book Online

The dates, cost and availability are available through our online booking

Remember RYA level 1 for Beginners, Level 2 for Intermediate / Progression


Book Online - www.bristolcorinthian.eventbrite.com


Adult Improvers, Social Sailing and Start Racing
Held on the second Saturday of each month, BCYC improvers meet for free coaching and advice from experienced BCYC members, RYA coaches and instructors. These ad hoc sessions vary in size and format, with the focus on all aspects of improving your sailing, with the emphasis on having fun and being social on and off the water. BCYC training boats can be hired at a reduced cost for these sessions. and it is proving immensely popular with new members to develop their sailing in the company of others.

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