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, £165 for a dinghy course and £140 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.

2023 Membership Form (if joining for training course)

Dinghy Sailing Courses 2023

RYA Basic Sailing Level 1

  • May 7th-8th
  • May 20th-21st
  • June 24th-25th – Fully Booked
  • July 15th-16th
  • August 12th-13th
  • September 16th-17th


  • April 22nd-23rd – Refresher Days
  • April 29th – Start of weekly On Board sessions
  • April 30th – Start of weekly improvers programme
  • September 23rd – Weekly On Board sessions transfer to Denholme

Windsurfing Courses 2023

RYA Start Windsurfing

  • April 29th-30th
  • May 20th-21st
  • June 3rd-4th
  • June 10th-11th – Fully Booked
  • July 8th-9th – Fully Booked
  • August 5th-6th
  • August 19th-20th
  • September 2nd-3rd – Fully Booked

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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