Dinghy Sailing

Calshot is the Solent's Premier Sailing & Watersports centre. Providing access to both sheltered and more challenging water, Calshot can provide an experience that is second to none in terms of excitement, enjoyment and skills development. As a RYA recognised centre, our team of highly qualified coaches will deliver high quality, progressive courses, whatever your experience.

 

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Dinghy Sailing Crewed RYA Level One

- The perfect introduction to crewed sailing with close supervision on the waters of the Solent, South Coast
- You will cover the basics of rigging, launching, steering and balancing the boat
- Short theory sessions will help you understand the tides and weather

***NO DATES PLANNED AS YET - PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST THROUGH THE CONTACT US BUTTON*** 

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Sailing - Crewed RYA Level Two

- Ideal for those who have done a single handed or a crewed dinghy 'Start Sailing' course
- Detailed tuition on launching, recovery, sailing around a course and capsize recovery
- Wayfarers and other crewed boats will be used

NO DATES PLANNED AS YET - PLEASE USE THE CONTACT US BUTTON TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

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Sailing - Crewed Taster

- Not sure if dinghy sailing is for you? Why not try this short fun session
- You will learn how to steer, balance and turn the boat
- All under the direct supervision of your instructor, who will be on board throughout

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Sailing - RYA Level Three

- This course builds on the skills and techniques learnt in Levels One and Two
- An introduction to the Advanced Modules and an aim to improve your performance
- Advanced techniques such as spinnakers will be covered

NO DATES PLANNED AS YET - PLEASE USE THE CONTACT US BUTTON TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

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Sailing - Singlehanded RYA Level One

- A fun and exciting course - the perfect introduction to single handed sailing
- You will learn about rigging, launching, sailing in all directions and capsize recovery
- Short theory sessions will help you understand the tides and weather

***NO DATES PLANNED - PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST THROUGH THE CONTACT US BUTTON***

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Sailing - Singlehanded RYA Level Two

- The perfect follow up for those who have completed a single handed or a crewed dinghy 'Start Sailing' course
- You will develop your skills and knowledge to sail more effectively and safely
- By the end of this course you will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

***No dates planned as yet - please register interest through the Contact Us button***

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Sailing - Singlehanded Taster

- Not sure if dinghy sailing is for you? Why not try this short fun taster session
- An ideal course for those with a 'go for it' attitude and a good level of fitness
- Sailing on your own, you will quickly be discovering the enjoyment sailing offers

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Sailing - Oppie RYA Stage One

  • A non-residential two day course for 7-11 year olds
  • Excellent introduction for beginners into the fun and excitement of sailing
  • Free certificate - logbooks can be purchased through the Book Now button

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Sailing - Oppie RYA Stage Two

  • A non-residential two day course for 7-11 year olds
  • The perfect progression for those who have completed stage one, building confidence and techniques 
  • Free certificate - logbooks can be purchased through the Book Now button

***THERE IS ALSO A COURSE ON FRIDAY 18 & 25 AUGUST 2017 - TO BOOK, PLEASE CALL THE CENTRE ON 02380 892077***

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Sailing - Oppie Taster 5-9 Years Old

  • The perfect confidence builder for young people 
  • A short session designed to spark an interest in sailing
  • Great for children with a 'have-a-go' attitude

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Sailing - Pico Sailing for 11-16 year olds RYA Stage One

  • A non-residential two day course for 11-16 year olds
  • A fun way to start singlehanded dinghy sailing
  • You will learn how to rig, launch and sail these exciting boats

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Sailing - Pico Sailing for 11-16 year olds RYA Stage Two

  • A non-residential two day course for 11-16 year olds
  • Ideal for those who already have their Stage One
  • The course aims to develop new skills and build confidence

 

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Sailing Week - RYA Stage One & Two 13-16 year olds

- A residential or non-residential week long dinghy sailing course for 13-16 year olds - - Non Residential option available, please call the centre for more info
- Ideal for those with little or no previous sailing experience
- Non-residential includes lunch and dinner. Residential is full board (Sunday to Friday)
- For more info for parents please click here

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Sailing Week - RYA Stage One & Two 10-13 years

- A residential or non-residential week long dinghy sailing course, for 10-13 year olds - - Non Residential option available, please call the centre for more info
- Ideal for those with little or no previous sailing experience
- Residential is full board (Sunday to Friday) 
- For more info for parents, please click here

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Sailing Week - RYA Stage Three & Four 10-16 Year Olds

- A residential or non-residential week long dinghy sailing course for 10-16 year olds - - Non Residential option available, please call the centre for more info
- Ideal for those who hold the Stage Two Award or similar experience
- Non-residential includes lunch and dinner. Residential is full board (Sunday to Friday)
- For more info for parents, please click here

Courses for Families and Young People

Many of our courses (unless indicated otherwise) are open to youngsters of 14 upwards for watersports or 12 upwards for landbased activities, provided they are accompanied (for sailing adult must be participating) by an adult, whilst 16 and 17 year olds are welcome on their own (non-residential only). We also run a full programme of dedicated courses for under 16s.