As an RYA Recognized Training Establishment, Halifax Sailing and Watersports Club runs weekend training courses for

  • Dinghy Sailing – RYA Basic Sailing Level 1
  • Windsurfing – RYA Start Windsurfing

For non-members, courses cost the equivalent of an annual subscription, £175 for a dinghy course and £145 for a windsurfing course and include membership of the club for the remainder of the year in which the course takes place. In addition, membership of the club for the following season is offered at a 50% discount to the standard fee.

For club members who have paid a non-discounted subscription for the year in which the course takes place, the course fee is £25.

2024 Membership Form (if joining for training course)

Dinghy Sailing Courses 2024

RYA Basic Sailing Level 1

  • May 11th-12th – Fully Booked
  • June 15th-16th
  • July 27th-28th
  • August 24th-25th
  • September 14th-15th


  • April 21st, April 28th – Refresher Days
  • May 5th – Start of weekly improvers programme

Windsurfing Courses 2024

RYA Start Windsurfing

  • May 11th-12th – Only 3 places available
  • May 25th-26th
  • June 1st-2nd
  • August 19th-20th

On completing the course for either RYA Basic Sailing Level 1 or RYA Start Windsurfing,  trainees will, as club members, will be able to borrow the club’s training dinghies and windsurfers, subject to availability.

For more details,  Contact Us .

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