Bowmoor Sailing Club is an RYA recognised teaching establishment. RYA dinghy and powerboat courses are available. Courses range from beginners’ courses to advanced racing and sailing with spinnakers in performance boats. Other courses may be available depending upon demand.We have a comprehensive training fleet including Optimists, Picos, Toppers, RS Fevas, Lasers, Solos, 420s, RS200’s and Laser Bahias.
We run RYA Courses for adults and for children.
We do an introduction to sailing which is a 1 day course and is the same as the 1st day of a level 1 course.
The weekend courses are 2 days and the weekday courses are generally 4 day courses but can be split into two, 2 day courses.
RYA Level 1 Adults is 2 days and will teach you the basics of dinghy sailing. RYA level 2 is an additional 2 days and will give you the confidence to go sailing on your own in moderate winds.
We generally take children from the age of 8 upwards.
RYA Youth Stage 1 will takes a minimum of 2 days and introduces them to dinghy sailing. Stage 2 takes a minimum of 2 days and will teach the basics of sailing. Stage 3 will give them the confidence to sail on their own and will take a minimum of 2 days. Stage 4 will give them experience of sailing a double handed boat and will take at least 2 days.