Today we are so pleased to be able to start talking about re-opening for RYA courses at the end of June. If you would like to see how we are working to keep everyone as safe as possible please see our Contact Us and our updated FAQ pages for more info.
Welcome to Oxford Sail Training Trust
In association with Oxford Sailing Club.
At Oxford Sail Training Trust, we focus on having fun whilst learning your chosen sport. We are an R.Y.A accredited sailing school, so you can be sure of quality training and good, safety-focussed supervision from all of our team. Whether you are looking for dedicated watersports tuition or just for a different environment to enjoy some outdoor activities, we have something for everyone.
We run our courses in association with Oxford Sailing Club, who provide access to facilities and equipment.
Adult RYA Level 3 Better Sailing
On completion of this course the successful sailor will be safety conscious and capable of sailing without an instructor on board in moderate conditions. This course is designed to allow the sailor to practise and consolidate their technique whilst experiencing some of the thrill involved in advanced sailing, such as spinnakers, trapezing and simple race techniques. Please note this is a two day course. New for 2018, this course includes a discounted membership rate at Oxford Sailing Club so you can get out there and practise your skills.
School Holiday 5-day Multi-Activity Course
New for 2020 is our re-vamped Multi-Activity course. We have focused this course on fun and making it the easiest way for juniors to get on the water and experience what the outdoor life has to offer.
The layout of the course is divided into dinghy sailing and paddle sports, with the younger sailors working towards their RYA Stage 1 qualification on our stable and easy to use Laser "Funboat" dinghy's. Whilst not the most technical boats, these are simple and stable making them the idea introductory tool for younger children.
The paddlesports element of the course is the ideal break from the technical aspects of dinghy sailing and the perfect fun session to finish your day on! We use a mixture of paddleboards and kayaks based on the reservoir and then progressing onto the Thames and some river adventures towards the end of the week!
There's lots of fun to be had on this course and you'll make plenty of friends too!
Age limits: 8-15 years
Previous experience required: None
Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir
Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm
Teaching Ratio: 6-1
RYA Logbook Provided
DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.