training centre

Notts County Sailing Club, is based at Hoveringham, Notts and is an RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Training Centre we offer a wide range of accredited courses involving Dinghy Sailing, Windsurfing, Power boating and First Aid.

All our RYA qualified instructors and coaches are well trained enthusiastic volunteers, who teach solely for the love of the sport. We provide courses at different times throughout the year. The club is a recognised RYA Training Centre and able to issue RYA certificates. Our instructor ratios are shown below.

If you want to know more about individual courses please click on the links below which take you to the relevant details and prices or Contact: 

Lecture during the dinghy Start course Dinghy Sailing

Windsurfing start course in progress Windsurfing


Part of our training includes youngsters learning power boating for the Regional and National RYA Rib Challenge Powerboat

First Aid

Type of Craft Student Instructor Ratio
Crewed Dinghies 3:1 for beginners with instructor on board

Max. 9:1 but no more than 6 boats per instructor

Single Handed Dinghies 6:1 (applies only whilst the boats are used as single-handers)
Keelboats Dayboats/keelboats max 4 students per boat

1 instructor for no more than 9 persons

(e.g. 3 boats with 3 students in each boat)

Powerboats Levels 1 & 2 – 3:1

Safety Boat Course – 6:1 (2 Boats)

Advanced Course – 6:1 (2 Boats)

Windsurfing 6:1
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