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Sailing at Arnside

We offer sailing courses for adults, children and women at Killington Sailing Club near Sedbergh . At Arnside we run beginner and improver sessions.

Sailing Courses at Killington

Weekend 2 day adult / family course 

We run two day adult / family courses generally at weekends using a Wayfarer a stable family boat popular with training centres.

Price 2019 £120 (Arnside members £110)

For more details click Adult Family Sailing Course Details 2019 and booking form click Course Booking Form

Women's Courses 

We run women's courses at Killington over four Tuesday mornings

Price 2019 £120 (Arnside members £110)

For more details click Womens Sailing Programme details and booking form click Course Booking Form

Cadet Courses

Killington cadet course

We run cadet beginner (RYA stages 1 & 2) and improver (RYA stages 3 & 4) courses at Killington during May half term week and in the summer holidays

Price 2019 (Four days) £90 (children of Arnside members £80)

For more detail click Killington cadet course details

Booking form click Killington cadet course application form

Killlington Sailing Club

We use Killington as we can offer a longer days sailing than at Arnside which is tidal. The Club is just over half a hours drive from Arnside on the other side of the lake from the motorway service station. The club has full changing facilities, showers, small self catering kitchen and meeting room / eating area.

Arnside Sailing Club members are entitled to take part in Killington's Tuesday Evening Improver Sessions which take place during Sedbergh School term time (May, June and September, but not during May half term week) from 6pm to 8.30pm (see their website for more details)

Beginner / Improver Sessions at Arnside

Cadet Sessions

Low tide cadet session

We run regular beginner children sessions at Arnside at low tide and improver / advanced sessions at high tide

Price 2019 £8.50 per session. (free to children of Arnside members)

For more details see our cadet page

Midweek Sailors

We run beginner / improver sesssions for adults available the week. These are suitable for people wanting to try out sailing, improve their skills or restart sailing

Price 2019 £15 per session (Arnside members free)

For more details see our midweek sailors page

Try Out Day - RYA Push the Boat Out

Try Out Day

The Club takes part in the RYA Push the Boat Out Event, where the Sailing Clubs throughout the country give people an opportunity in May to try out sailing. In 2019 our Try Out Day is on Saturday May 18th with boats leaving from the slipway by the Albion at high tide  between 1115 and 1315. There is a further session for children at low tide at dinghy park located on the beach past the coastguard station from 1500 - 1700

We are also happy to take people out sailing at Arnside at other times, contact asc.sailing.secretary@gmail.com

Other Places offering Sailing Courses

There are several centres in the Lake District which offer sailing courses including

Glenridding, Ullswater  www.glenriddingsailingcentre.co.uk.

Derwentwater Marinawww.derwentwatermarina.co.uk

Windermere Outdoors www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/south-lakeland/windermere-outdoor-adventure-centre

Low Wood Marina, nr Ambleside www. englishlakes.co.uk/low-wood-bay/watersports/

Ullswater Sailing School www.ullswateryachtclub.org/page/training-1