DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ALL TRAINING HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATES WILL BE PROVIDED ASAP
Maidenhead Sailing Club is a RYA approved training centre and can offer club members all of the RYA training programme in Sailing and Power Boating.
Because of the way the club is constituted, we are unable to offer training to non members. However, we always welcome new members and discounts are available if you take one of our sailing courses at the same time as joining the club.
RYA Sail Training
MSC is an ideal location for adults and juniors to learn or develop their sailing skills and gain internationally recognised qualifications. The training is done under the auspices of the RYA. Courses include, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3. With possibilities to add to these skills futher.
COURSE DATES 2020
|YSS Stage 1||13th - 14th June|
|YSS Stage 2||13th - 14th June|
|Start Sailing||13th - 14th June|
|YSS Stage 1||27th- 28th June|
|YSS Stage 2||27th- 28th June|
|Start Sailing||27th- 28th June|
Power Boat Training
RYA Level 1 and 2 power boat training is available four times a year.
We offer RYA Safety Boat at a heavily subsidised rate to club members who help out with race duties.
COURSE DATES 2020
|PB2||11th and 12th Jan||6|
|PB2||18th and 19th Jan||6|
|PB2||15th and 16th Feb||6|
|RYA Safety Boat||25th and 26th Jan|
|RYA Safety||29th Feb and 1st Mar|
It should be noted that for those interested in taking part in our Power boat courses that they must be taken in order. Safety boat courses can only be taken by those holding a valid Power Boat 2 certificate.
Skills Development Sessions
We introduced these sessions to allow members to develop their skills further. These can be held on Saturdays and Sunday afternoons and are available either as group sessions or individually. These sessions can include - upwind/downwind sailing, mark rounding strategy, controlling boat speed, and advanced sailing techniques e.g. man overboard, sailing backwards and lee shore landings. Racing skills can be honed with the use of our fully qualified RYA Race Coaches.
First Aid training
RYA first Aid training courses are run for members when a course can be filled.
Theory Courses are available on request for Day Skipper, Competent Crew. Please email for details.