Level 1 RYA Dinghy Sailing Brighton

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Go dinghy sailing from Brighton Marina and earn your RYA Level 1 Dinghy Sailing certificate!

  • Brighton (East Sussex)
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£ 235

Level 1 RYA Dinghy Sailing Brighton

Go dinghy sailing from Brighton Marina and earn your RYA Level 1 Dinghy Sailing certificate!

Learn to Dinghy Sail in Brighton with this fantastic two day RYA sailing course, and gain a new skill that allows you to go wherever the wind takes you! The course takes place at the superb and sheltered Brighton Marina and along the Brighton coast, an ideal location to learn dinghy sailing.

You'll meet your experienced instructors at Brighton Marina on the first day of your dinghy sailing course for an introduction and briefing. From here, you and your group of up to 5 other people (maximum 6 students per group) will get stuck in, learning all of the important technical, practical and safety issues you need to be a competent dinghy sailor. Over the two day dinghy sailing course, your instructors will teach you about rigging, crewing and helming. You will learn to sail in all directions, and be taught about launching and recovery - all the most fundamental skills you need to get you out there, safely having fun on the water! By the end of the two day Brighton Marina sailing course you can expect to be confident and proficient in dinghy sailing, ready to take the next step and move on to your RYA Level 2 certification! All equipment and instruction is included on this dinghy sailing course, including your logbooks and handbooks, and your certificate of completion.

So whether you fancy the world of sailing but don't know where to start, or you are looking for a unique and unforgettable experience gift for a sea-faring loved one, this dinghy sailing course at Brighton Marina is a fantastic choice!
Once you've arrived and been welcomed to the centre your RYA L1 Dinghy Sailing experience will begin by changing into the provided safety gear and sitting through a safety brief with active demos - before taking to the water with the instructor to get used to the boat and how best to manoeuvre. You'll be learning the skills to experience the open water on your own, so you'll be covering areas such as: Boat Handling, Boat Controls, Rigging, Sailing & Safety. Much of the time will be spent afloat, learning the basic manoeuvres - with an instructor ensuring your technique is correct from the offset. By the end of the course you should be able to helm a dinghy under the supervision of an instructor. A Logbook & Handbook is included in the price, as well as the R.Y.A. Certificate.

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The Brighton dinghy sailing RYA Level 1 Course is run most weekends at Brighton Marine, all throughout the year.


Minimum Age for the Brighton Marina sailing course is 16.

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.


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This is a 2 day course, taken over weekends. Days are about 5-6 hours each.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Level 1 RYA Dinghy Sailing Brighton is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: Private

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

Spectators are welcome to watch the dinghy sailing from Brighton Marina.

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What to wear

Bring a swimming costume, and non-slip shoes that you are prepared to get wet. We recommend that you wear a long sleeved top with full length trousers.

Please do not wear jeans during the Brighton sailing course. A change of dry clothes is also recommended.

All specialist equipment, including a life-jacket is provided for you at the Brighton sailing club.


The Brighton dinghy sailing course is a weather dependent activity and in extreme conditions, the course may be affected. Please check with the center prior to leaving for the Marina if you are concerned about the weather. If necessary you will be able to reschedule.

£ 235