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We offer the following RYA courses throughout the year at WKSC:

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If you are an absolute beginner, don’t worry. WKSC is an RYA Recognised Training Centre and we run a variety of programmes/ courses throughout the year for both adults and youths. We have a fleet of Training boats available to us which include; Optimists / Pico’s / RS Feva’s/ RS Vision’s / GP 14’s/ Fireflies. 

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The programme is for those wanting to;

For 2019 there will initially be 3 x 7 week courses available;


Those wishing to learn to sail should initially sign up for the Saturday course.

The fee for each programme will be; £40 members / £60 non-members. Courses should be booked online via web collect. Individuals can book on to as many courses as they wish.  All sessions on the Lake are weather dependant; but if lake sailing is not possible, dry land training, sailing theory, rope-work etc will take place instead. Copies of the full On Board training programme are available on request.

WKSC Training provide the boats and the experienced RYA Instructors along with some basic sailing equipment e.g. buoyancy aids, helmets and wetsuits. Participating children will also have the use of the Club changing facilities and hot showers, however their parents must ensure that they have a complete change of warm clothing with them, as they will get cold and wet.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]