Junior & Youth Dinghy Sailing

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For kids aged 8-16 we have something suitable for everyone from RYA Sailing Stages 1-4 as well as our more advanced courses.

All of the RYA stages are supported with a log book which can be purchased from the office, so parts of the syllabus can be ticked off as you progress and record your achievement. So you’ll be sailing through the stages before you know 

A fantastic introduction to sailing, you will have lots of fun while gaining confidence out on the water.  Age 8-16

2024 Dates:- 4,9 April, 7,18 May, 23 June, 27 July, 17 August, 7,14 October

Cost: £89

Prerequisites: none

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A fantastic introduction to sailing, you will have lots of fun while gaining confidence out on the water.  By the end of the 2 days you will be able to rig and sail a boat, understand wind direction, basic boat controls and have the confidence to launch and recover a dinghy

2024 Dates:- 6-7 April, 1-2 June, 6-7 July, 10-11 August 

Cost: £199

Prerequisites: none

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An excellent course that builds upon all of the initial skills covered in Stage 1.  You will learn more about the points of sailing, rigging, launching, tacking and gybing. When you hike out and lean back, as your boat cuts through the water, you’ll really feel the adrenaline rush of sailing. 

2024 Dates: 20-21 April, 15-16 June, 20-21 Jul, 17-18 August
Cost: £199

Prerequisites: Stage 1

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Following on from doing some sailing after Stage 2, this weekend course helps to develop your single handed skills.  Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we will have you speeding along in no time!  And if that wasn’t enough to get your teeth stuck int, we’ll also go over a little theory including tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2024 Dates:- 18-19 May, 22-23 June, 13-14 July, 31 August-1 September 

Cost: £199

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Following on from doing some sailing after Stage 3, this weekend course helps to develop your single handed skills.  Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we will have you speeding along in no time!  And if that wasn’t enough to get your teeth stuck int, we’ll also go over a little theory including tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2024  Dates:- 20-21 April, 22-23 June, 27-28 July, 14-15 September
Cost: £199

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This course gives you the chance to really get to grips with the sport. An action packed week combining the RYA Stage 1 & Stage 2 syllabus.  You will have a fun introduction to sailing with our instructors helping to develop your rigging, launching, tacking and gybing skills so you’ll be a safe and competent sailor in no time. 

2024 Dates:-  1-5 and 8-12 April, Every week from 1 July – 23 August, 7-11 and 14-18 October
Cost: £299

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A week packed full of adventures, this course will help you to develop your single handed sailing skills in our fleet of RS Quba’s while working towards your RYA Stage 3 certificate. Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as; man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we’ll have you speeding along in no time. And if that wasn’t enough for you to get your teeth stuck into, we’ll also go over a little theory including; tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2024 Dates:- 8-12 April, Every week from 1 July – 23 August, 14-18 October
Cost: £299

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An excellent course that helps you work through the RYA Stage 4 syllabus before moving on to the modules, applying the skills you have mastered in Stage 3 to single/double handed dinghies and multi hulls for developing and nurturing new skills

2024 Dates:-  1-5 April, 1-5, 15-19 July, 5-9, 12-16 August

Cost: £299

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This course is ideal for aspiring racers and club sailors who would like to improve their racing skills. Under the guidance of our RYA Racing Coaches you will work on all aspects of racing helping you to progress. If you have your own topper or feva, you’re welcome to bring it along too! 

Pre-requisite: minimum Stage 3

2024 Dates:- 1-5 July, 15-19 July
Cost:£299

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One of the most rewarding of all the RYA courses, we’ll help develop your knowledge of the power zone! Before you know it you’ll be blasting along and gybing with the spinnaker up.

Pre-requisites: Age 12-16  RYA Stage 4 and above

2024 Dates:-  tbc

Cost: tbc

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Ages 8-16
Pre-requisites: Dinghy Stage 2 or above

Our longest-running club has become something of an institution within Port Edgar. If you’re wanting to move up the stages within RYA sailing, or just want to improve your skills, there’s nothing better than regularly heading out on the water. It’s also a great way to meet new friends; you could even all book on your next course together over the summer.

2024 dates:  tbc

Session: Monday evenings from 6pm-8.30pm

Cost: £209 for a 6 week block (not transferrable) individual evenings may be available £40 per evening

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Ages 10 – 17
Pre-requisites: Dinghy Stage 3 

Dinghy sailing club available for Stage 3 and above so they can continue sailing at a high level to keep their skills up and continue to gain experience on the water

2023/24 Winter Training Programme – this is a block of 4 sessions from 09.30-16.30 on Saturday 18th November, 20th January, 17th February, 9th March 

Cost: £299 (not transferrable)

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2024 Dates:  tbc

Monday evenings from 6pm-8.30pm

Cost £209 for 6 week block (not transferrable) individual evenings may be available £40 per evening

Please call 0131 319 1820 or email  bookings@portedgarwatersports.com to make a booking

Winter Training is suitable for age 10-17 who have completed an RYA Stage 3  or with equivalent experience, and would like to sail regularly all year round. It will focus on a variety of boat handling skills, manoeuvres and ways to make the boat sail faster and more efficiently.

Sessions will start at 09.30 rigged and ready to go with a 16.30 finish on the following dates

2023/24 Dates: Saturdays 18th November, 20th January, 17th February, 9th March

Cost: £299 for 4 week block or £99 per day

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To book individual days please call us on 0131 319 1820 or email bookings@portedgarwatersports.com