Young sailors in boat

Hunts Sailing Club is excited to be offering plenty of opportunities to get you and your family afloat this summer, with courses for both the complete beginner and the more experienced sailor.

Hunts is a members only club, so joining our courses also means joining our club! Taking out membership means you will be able to enjoy all our facilities until the end of our membership year (31 March 2022). This includes being able to hire the boats you learned in, sail whenever there is safety cover and join in with all club activities.

Young beginners: 26-30 July OR 2-9 August

These five days of fun afloat will give your child a head start for some great summer sailing. Games and structured activities help them learn to sail whilst maximising the fun factor.

Cost per child: to include logbook, boat hire and certificate £325, plus £26 membership.*

Start Sailing, Basic Skills: 26-30 July OR 2-9 August

Typically aimed at the adult sailor or families, these courses combine to provide the knowledge and skills you need to be able to hire a boat and sail with relative independence.

Cost per person (over 18): to include logbook, boat hire and certificate £375, plus pro rata membership.*

RYA Better Sailing: 9 and 10 August

Racing, cruising, performance with spinnakers, seamanship: this two day course will help you decide where to go next with your sailing by giving a taste of advanced skills.

Cost per person: to include logbook and certificate £150, plus membership.*

RYA Start Racing: 11 and 12 August

If you’re the competitive sort then this course is for you! With tuition from a specialist Race Instructor you will learn how to get round the race course as quickly as possible.

Cost per person: to include log book and certificate £150, plus membership.*

RYA Stage 3: 9 and 10 August

Aimed at youngsters who have completed RYA Stage 2 and have done a season’s sailing, this course takes them from skilled beginner to competent sailor.

Cost per person £130 to include logbook and certificate, plus membership £26.*

RYA Stage 4: 11 and 12 August

Focusing on the importance of crew communication and teamwork this course is aimed at improving young sailors’ skills in two person boats.

Cost per child: to include logbook and certificate £130, plus membership £26.*

*Membership costs (to 31 March 2022):

Pro rata from July: Family £64, Individual £48.67

Pro rata from August: Family £56, Individual £42.58

Under 18 annual: £26