Training at Emberton Park Sailing Club

Emberton Park Sailing Club is a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised training centre, which means we can offer RYA qualifications recognised the world over.

We are not a commercial centre so are only able to provide training for members only. So please join first then take advantage of our great training at very competitive rates.

The courses currently run, subject to demand are:


Level 1 – Start Sailing
Level 2 – Basic Sailing
Level 3 – Better Sailing


Start Sailing – Stage 1
Start Sailing – Stage 2
Start Sailing – Stage 3
Start Sailing – Stage 4
(After Stage 4, a youth can participate in specialist adult courses)


Powerboat 1
Powerboat 2
Safety Boat
(At Powerboat Level 2, you are required to take part in the club Rescue Boat rota, 3-4 times a year)

Other Courses – including Advanced Levels

Start Racing
Seamanship Skills
Sailing with Spinakers
Intermediate Racing
Advanced Racing

Each of the above courses cost £75 for two full days (16 hours in total), which includes all course materials.
Additional fees may be required to complete a level/stage or for additional support.
Days may need to be flexiable due to weather conditions.
Additional RYA publications can be ordered (price list availabel in the clubhouse).

Courses Scheduled for 2020

All dates to be confirmed, subject to availability.

For any training enquiries please email us here


Sat 7/Sun 8 March – Powerboat 1 and 2
Sat 14/Sun 15 March – Powerboat 1 and 2
Sat 28/Sun 29 March – Level 3, Stage 3, Seamanship


Sat 18 April – Seamanship, Assistant Instructor


Sat 30/Sun 31 May – Youth Sailing – Stage 1, 2. Adult Sailing – Level 1, 2.


Sat 11/Sun 12 July – Youth Sailing – Stage 1, 2. Adult Sailing – Level 1, 2.