Once you’ve got to grips with the basics, take your sailing further with our advanced modules. You can either focus on one module over a weekend or, if you choose to take part in one of our 5 day skills development weeks, you should aim to cover two of the modules.

The RYA Level 3, or equivalent experience, is a pre-requisite for all these modules. However for some courses you may benefit from having additional experience. If you are unsure, please contact us to discuss suitability.

Please have a look at the course details below for more information and available dates. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 319 1820 or email bookings@portedgarwatersports.com. To make a booking directly through our website CLICK HERE

RYA Keelboat Seamanship Skills

This is a 2-day course.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

An excellent course which is all about boat control, solving problems afloat and becoming a more confident and accomplished sailor.

2017 Dates:15-16 April, 22-23 July, 11-12 November
Cost: £169

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RYA Keelboat Day Sailing course

This is a 2-day course

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Explore the Firth of Forth with our RYA Day Sailing course. With picturesque harbours, sandy beaches, islands and the famous backdrop of bridges, it’s a great location to spend time learning basic navigation and the planning skills needed to enjoy a day trip.

2017 Dates: 19-20 August
Cost: £169

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RYA Keelboat Start Racing

This is a 2-day course.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Racing is one of the best ways to develop your sailing skills and get involved with your local club. This course will teach you all you need to know to increase your boat speed and feel confident in the rules and start line tactics. Go on, satisfy that thirst for some competition!

2017 Dates: 10-11 June, 9-10 September
Cost: £169

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RYA Keelboat Sailing with Spinnakers

This is a 2-day course

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

One of the most rewarding of all the RYA courses, we’ll help develop your knowledge of the power zone! Before you know it you’ll be blasting along and gybing with the spinnaker up.

2017 Dates: 22-23 July
Cost: £169

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RYA Keelboat Race Week

This is a 5-day course

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Racing is one of the best ways to develop your sailing skills and get involved with your local club. The course will teach you all you need to know to increase your boat speed and feel confident of the rules and start line tactics. Go on, satisfy your thirst for some competition!

2017 Dates: 17-21 July
Cost: £299

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RYA Keelboat Cruising Week

This is a 5-day course

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Combine the RYA Seamanship and Day Sailing modules and not only will you develop your boat handling skills, you’ll also learn the navigation techniques needed to safely cruise a small boat on a day trip. You’ll learn about boat control, solving problems afloat and will become a more confident and accomplished sailor whilst exploring the Firth of Forth. With picturesque harbours, sandy beaches, islands and the famous backdrop of bridges, it’s a great location to spend time learning basic navigation and the planning skills needed to enjoy a day trip.

2017 Dates: 7-11 August
Cost: £299

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Advanced Keelboat Handling

This is a 5-day course

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

This course develops your boat handling skills and knowledge, allowing you to enchance your racing skills and get the most out of our keelboats. The week will include all aspects of spinnaker work. We recommend you have had at least two seasons of sailing after completing the RYA Level 3 Better Sailing course to ensure you get the most from this fun course.

2017 Dates: 24th – 28th July
Cost: £299