The Basic skills course builds on the basic sailing knowledge and introduces new techniques including capsize recovery.

Students are expected to have sailed before or have a Level 1 certificate which they should bring with their Logbook.

There is a maximum of 3 students to 1 instructor.

After the course students should be able to rig, capsize, right and sail a boat as helm or crew in light winds.

Successful students are awarded with a Level 2 certificate

It is recommended that students consolidate the course by doing Level 3.



Introductory Evenings

Mike Edney
0797 110 9217

Chief Sailing Instructor

Fenella Clutten
0779 042 9743

RYA Courses

Fenella Clutten
0779 042 9743


Paul Breakey
07944 896 089


Club Night Tuesday

Michael Carr
0792 972 8411


Mike Edney
0797 110 9217


Chew Valley

Tony Clutten
0752 522 4521