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Designed for anyone wishing to learn the basic skills of sailing. You will learn how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering the boat. You will be able to sail in light winds under supervision and have gained some basic background knowledge.
This course sets out the foundations of sailing for you. By the end of it you'll be a competent light wind sailor and able to make sailing decisions in good conditions.
Building on existing skills, at the end of this course you should be confident sailing in moderate conditions without an instructor on board.
You should have more confidence in sailing skills and techniques, and be ready to progress onto the advanced modules
Monday Evenings | 11+ | April - Oct | 5.45 - 7.45pm
Join us for a fun evening of sailing under the supervision of a qualified instructor. Get some top tips, learn new skills, have a race or just have some fun and get wet.
These sessions are ideal if you have already completed a Start Sailing course or equivalent.
This is not a formal course so you should already have some basic sailing skills. If not have a look at a Discover Sailing Taster or Start Sailing Course.
£12 Adult | £6 Concession | All Equipment Provided
Tuesday Evenings | 14+ | April - Oct | 6 - 8.30pm
SailNight Coach sessions are informal coaching sessions in Singlehanded dinghies. We will make use of the RYA Awards as a way for you to track your progress and set your own personal improvement goals. You can improve skills and work towards the award of your choice. You choose the craft, which will need to be a singlehander due to current restrictions, and work at a level that suits your ability and how quickly you want to progress.
The format is quite informal. The instructor will assist you with your equipment choice, the sessions will involve a chat about the evening and any teaching requests, confirm the module or Level you are aiming for.
The first part of the session will be coaching input and the last part of the session will usually be a bit of free time to practise and try something new.
£20 Adult | £10 Concession | All Equipment Provided
A private lesson will suit those who prefer the individual attention of a qualified instructor at a time that suits you.
You can speak to staff and choose the content of your lesson but we can recommend the following:
A sailing opportunity for people with a disability or who require additional support. Lochore Meadows is an RYA Centre of Excellence for Sailability Sailing. It is usually useful to arrange a site visit before the sailing session to check the facilities and decide which one of the boats is best suited to the sailor. At this stage we can also check any hoisting or transfer requirements.
On the sailing day we will have the right boat and equipment ready for you and the session usually last for about 1 hour on the water or whatever is appropriate.
Please contact the centre to discuss your requirements and check availability.
Check out Fife Sailability for more information.
The OnBoard Club exists to provide regular, quality sailing opportunities for young people.
Sundays April - Oct | 8 - 15yrs | 9.30 - 12pm & 1-3.30pm | £12 | All Equipment Provided
Each month sessions will have several targets with the aim of encouraging progress and developing new skills. During these sessions there will be the chance to work through the RYA Levels to become a more independent sailor.