Based on the RYA Competent Crew syllabus, this course is suitable both for beginners and for sailors with some experience of dinghies who would like to try keelboat sailing.

This short course will put you at the helm of a keelboat and teach you the basics of sailing. It is ideal for those with experience as crew or with some experience on dinghies;

This short course will extend your competency in sailing and and teach you the basics of racing

Other Sailing Opportunities 

We also offer less formal opportunities to try your hand at sailing on the river: we warmly welcome at any time prospective members, either owners or crew, coming along on a race day to see what goes on and join in with a race or two – contact the   club secretary or   training officer in the first instance to arrange a date. We look forward to seeing you.