The training centres in this brochure are listed by region in the UK, and by country if outside the UK. At the start of each UK regional section you will see a map showing the approximate location of each centre listed. Click on your chosen region or country below to go straight to that section.
Each entry indicates which training schemes that centre runs, and in which type of boat or board:
D = Dinghy M = Multihull K = Keelboat W = Windsurfing
In addition, the interactive listings include details of the specific courses run by each centre.
For the Dinghy, Keelboat and Multihull centres: 1
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Seamanship Skills Day Sailing
Sailing with Spinnakers
Race Start Racing Perf Yth
Performance Sailing Youth Sailing Scheme
For further details on these courses, go to page 4
For the Windsurfing centres: Start
IntNP Intermediate non-planing IntP Adv Yth
Intermediate planing Advanced
Youth Windsurfing Scheme
For further details of these courses, go to page 5 Facilities
Our centres vary widely in their approach. Some are commercial centres, some are run by local authorities, and others may be membership clubs. To give you an idea of the facilities on offer, the following keys are shown:
Dinghy or windsurfer hire available (membership or RYA certification sometimes required)
Shop Onsite shop selling windsurfing/sailing equipment and clothing OAY Open all year round P&P Pay and play – sailing/windsurfing available to non-members or those not on RYA courses
13 38 14 36 Overseas Centres
• Australia • Carribean • France • Germany
• Greece • Republic of Ireland • Spain
Click on the United Kingdom map and overseas locations on the left to view the courses in the relevant area
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In addition to the standard RYA courses, some of our centres also offer other RYA activities and programmes, indicated by the following icons:
RYA Sailability – making disability plain sailing. Sailability Foundation Sites offer opportunities and support in sailing and windsurfing for disabled children and adults. Read more...
Volvo Champion Clubs running regular junior and youth racing and race training. Read more...
Team15 centres – a nationwide network of clubs for windsurfers aged 15 and under to get together each week to have a great time and learn new skills. Read more...
OnBoard clubs and centres – training centres with links to local schools and youth groups, making it easy for kids to get afloat and stay involved. Read more...
Centres that accept RYA gift vouchers. Read more...
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this brochure. However, details may change during the year. Please refer to the RYA website www.rya.org.uk for the most up to date information on training centres.