Sailing courses

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RYA Instruction is offered by volunteers to Swanage Sailing Club members only.

The Club is recognised by the RYA to run the following sailing courses and powerboat courses.

Dinghy and Multihull courses

Adult courses

Level 1 – Start Sailing
Level 2 – Basic Skills
Level 3 – Better Sailing

Youth courses

Stage 1 – Stage 4

Advanced modules for Adults and Youths

Seamanship Skills
Day Sailing
Sailing with Spinnakers
Start, Intermediate and Advanced Racing
Performance Sailing

Powerboat courses

Powerboat Level 1 & 2 plus Safety boat course

Picture shows a scene from the 'Start racing' sailing course held for adults in May/June 2015, in Swanage Bay in Dorset.

Looking for more information?

For more information on sailing and powerboat courses please contact:


Dinghy Sailing Books