Training Courses

We will advertise scheduled courses when they become possible.

RYA  the basics

The Club is a Royal Yachting Association recognised teaching establishment.  We teach the basic dinghy and keel boat courses on the Thames, with our own qualified instructors, and have partnerships with training organisations that offer Power Boat, VHF, First Aid and Day Skipper courses.

Navigation  classes   run on our behalf by  Nomad sailing. 

The RYA Day Skipper course will start in September.

Tues evenings (1830-2130): Sept 14th, 21st, 28th. Oct 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th. Nov 2nd plus weekend (1000-1600): Nov 6th, 7th.

An RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster course will also run later this year if there is interest

Contact me  -  Christine Webster,

VHF and First Aid classes - again will take place later in the year. Contact me if you are interested.

Powerboat classes: can now be booked with Tony Mason at Thamesactive.

Practical Sailing:   We are unable to run the RYA Dinghy L1/L2 at the moment due to restrictions in social distancing.

The first Keelboat Course will take place on 20th/21st May