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5-DAY SAILING COURSE (STAGE 1)

If you've never tried sailing before and want to learn the basics of the sport in a really fun way, these courses are definitely for you.

This course provides a short introduction to sailing for beginners. By the end of the introductory course, participants will have a basic understanding of how a boat sails, and some experience of steering and handling a boat.

We have a really fun way of teaching this course, using games and challenges for exercises.

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: None

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Teaching Ratio: 8-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

Can't find the right date for you? You might want to consider our 2-Day Weekend course or our ever popular Multi-Activity options.

£295.00

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5-DAY SAILING COURSE (STAGE 2)

For those who have tried sailing before and want to learn more about sailing and boat handling, this course is your next step.

Our stage 2 course will complete your introduction to the sport in easy stages. By the end of this course, you will have a range of sailing skills and background knowledge, and be well on your way to being a confident small boat sailor.

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: RYA Stage 1

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.00pm

Teaching Ratio: 8-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

Can't find the right date for you? You might want to consider our 2-Day Weekend courses or our ALL NEW Multi-Activity Stage 2 course.

 

£295.00

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5-DAY SAILING COURSE (STAGE 3&4)

 Our more advanced sailing course for those who have taken Stages 1 and 2. Having completed stage 3 you will be able to rig and launch your boat and can regard yourself as a sailor, not a beginner. Stage 4 will focus on the same skills but with more emphasis on sailing double handed boats whilst solving a variety of problems afloat. Completing this course is the natural step to our advanced Speed, Race and Skills week courses. 

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: RYA Stage 2

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Teaching Ratio: 8-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

Can't find the right date for you? You might want to consider our 2-Day weekend options. 

£295.00

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5-DAY SAILING PERFORMANCE WEEK

For the more experienced sailors, our Performance Week is great fun! Learn how to better work a spinnaker on performance boats, practise your helming and crewing skills whilst working on smooth, fluent sailing. Later on you will get to grips with the speed of sailing a catamaran from the trapeze, for something truly unique on the water. Definitely one for the adrenalin junkies! 

In our 5-day course we combine RYA Spinnaker and RYA Performance Sailing to give you the knowledge you need to be able to handle high-performance boats. This is a course you can do multiple times, unlocking the potential of modern three sail boats.

This is a course for all you adrenalin-junkies out there who want to experience speed and power!

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: RYA Seamanship Course

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Teaching Ratio: 8-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

£295.00

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5-DAY SAILING RACE WEEK

This course is designed to give the confidence, skills and knowledge to take part in racing in good conditions. Involving the sailor in a range of enjoyable exercises designed to build confidence and to improve skills through practice, it will give greater awareness of the key principles of starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics. Please note this is a 5 day course. 

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: RYA Stage 4

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Teaching Ratio: 6-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

£295.00

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5-DAY SAILING SEAMANSHIP WEEK

On this course you will learn to handle your boat in a seaman like manner. You will work on advanced skills such as Rudderless sailing and enhance other skills and manoeuvres from Stage 4. 
 
Focusing on polishing your skills you will learn how to solve problems afloat, making you a much improved and independent sailor and ready to consider our Young Leader's Programme.

 

Age limits: 8-15 years

Previous experience required: RYA Stage 4

Location: Oxford Sail Training @ Farmoor Reservoir

Course Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Teaching Ratio: 8-1

DofE: RYA Courses are part of the "Skills" section.

 

£295.00