We are a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) approved training centre, and offer courses that lead to internationally-recognised RYA certificates. These courses are open to all members who have reached the age of 8 by the time lessons start.
As a part of the Clyde Cruising Club, we also provide a pathway to the wider world of yacht sailing and racing.
You can learn to sail or improve your skills on Bardowie Loch, with classes available for children and adults in the following formats:
The pricing has still to be finalised for 2024, but in 2023 the evening classes were £65 for a 5-lesson block, while summer school was £165 for a week block of 5 daytime sessions. The advanced modules typically available are Racing and Seamanship & Spinnakers.
If you have questions about sailing lessons or training generally, have a look through the FAQ, get in touch or feel free to come down to the club for a chat when it is open (weekday evenings from April to October are best) and ask for the steward. You can also check the club calendar for the next open day (typically late April or May).
We know sailing can seem daunting at first, but we have excellent safety cover, enthusiastic instructors, and you don't have to spend much to get started.
RYA instructors and coaches do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury suffered by persons and/or their property arising out of or during the course of their activities while training and/or coaching and/or instructing unless such injury loss or damage was caused by, or resulted from negligence or deliberate act.