Adult Training

Learn to sail at Staunton Harold Sailing Club

Learn to sail at Staunton Harold Sailing Club

At Staunton Harold Sailing Club, adult training courses are designed with the complete beginner in mind and make an ideal introduction to the world of dinghy sailing.

Lindsey and Badri Push the Boat Out

Learn a fun active outdoor skill

We teach Levels 1 & 2 of the RYA National Sailing Scheme in an interesting and enjoyable programme of theoretical and practical instruction. On completion of the course, the successful sailor will be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without instruction in light winds.

The Detail:

"What will I be doing and what do I need to bring?"

Our double handed sailing courses are taught in RS Visions – large double handed dinghies ideally suited for training.  Towards the end of every course we try to incorporate a ‘try a boat’ session during which you may be introduced to other classes of dinghy, including the Laser Pico and Topper.

Buoyancy aids, wetsuits and spray tops are provided. Sensible ‘old’ clothes, including closed-toe footwear, should be worn while sailing, bearing in mind the possibilities for getting wet. A change of clothing and a towel is essential!

Successful completion of the Level 2 certificate also allows club members to hire the club boats. We have a high number of boats across a number of classes and are able to offer an ‘annual hire’ option at an attractive rate to members. Therefore there is no need to rush out and buy a boat to continue sailing post course.

We also offer adult improver training sessions to continue your progression plus opportunities with our fleet captains.

Course Dates:

RYA Level 1 & 2 Combined
RYA Level 1 & 2 Combined
2024 AD_C1
2024 AD_C2
4th | 5th | 11th | 18th of May
7th | 8th | 14th | 21st of Sep
9.00 - 17.00
9.00 - 17.00

Course Fees:

  • 2024 prices  – £220 plus Training membership fee £90 for non-members
  • The Training membership fee allows for sailing for a time after the course to enable skills to be consolidated. AD_C1 provides membership to the end of July 2024. AD_C2 provides membership to the end of December 2024. Club boat hire is possible during this time if Level 2 has been achieved.

These courses are aimed at people aged 16 years and over. If you are under 16 years of age, please either go to the junior training section or contact Paul Munro for further guidance.

Book a Course


To book online please follow the steps below…

Step 0 – Check that a ticket is available for the course you are interested in – this can be found at the bottom of this page.

Step 1 – Complete the booking form below before moving on to Step 2.


Step 2 – Please scroll to the very bottom of this page, press the “+” button to create a ticket, click “get tickets” and then “checkout now”. If you are an existing SHSC member then please enter the coupon code – trainingmemberadult2024 – to obtain your Training membership discount during the checkout process

Please email  Paul Munro if you prefer to book offline.

If you have any questions please and we’ll happily answer them for you.

Happy sailing.


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£ 310.00
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