Learn to sail

EABC is an Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Champion Club with qualified Coaches, Senior Instructors and Dinghy Instructors committed to delivering safe and fun sailing for all ages. We cater for children learning to sail from 8 years-16 years and adults learning or wanting to improve their skills (age 17 and over).

Beginner and Improver courses for 8-16 year olds


  • Monday 16th– Friday 20th July 2018
  • Monday 13th– Friday 17th August 2018


Summer 2018 RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, RYA Stages 1-2 & 3-4 certified learn to sail courses.

This is a 5 day sailing scheme for beginners or improvers.

Each day starts at 10am and ends at 4.30pm.

Boats, instruction and sailing equipment* is provided. Bring a packed lunch each day with a beach trip/picnic planned for the last day. Costs £145 per child (non-member).

Pre-register via the registration form at the bottom of this page.

Contact training@eabc.org.uk with any queries.

*We have aimed to provide a selection of wetsuits and buoyancy aids for those who do not have or cannot borrow any. We may not have your exact size but we can provide you with a list of suitable alternative clothing or help source equipment in advance.

Women on the Water (WOW)– get sailing programme aimed at women. This runs each year, see Facebook for details or contact training@eabc.org.uk 

2018 WOW is running 4 weeks through June

Bright Night Sailing- A fun on water series for 8-16 year olds.

June 2018–  4x Friday evenings 6.30- 8.30pm

Next dates- August 2018– contact training@eabc.org.uk for details

Adult sailing – evening or weekend courses available for beginners or improvers. contact training@eabc.org.uk to register your interest.

Schools and Community Groups– If you are interested in making sailing part of your programme with a taster session/ sailing course for your group. Please contact training@eabc.org.uk to chat about your requirements and we will work to accommodate your group.