Low Wood Bay Watersports on Lake Windermere hosts courses RYA & BWSW accredited courses for those looking to learn how to sail or use powerboats.
1st April – 31st October open seven days a week.
(Outside these dates please contact us to check availability)
All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.
Parking & Facilities
Our facilities include parking, changing rooms and showers, equipment hire and a shop selling refreshments and watersports equipment.
Webcam & Weather Station
Visit our weather station page to find out the current weather conditions in and around the lake. The webcam page provides users with a selection of pre-selected views from which to choose from, allowing users limited control over the camera.
RYA Start Sailing Course on Windermere
Aimed at beginners this course provides a short introduction to the sport of sailing.Find Out More
RYA Level 2 Basic Skills on Windermere
This course is the next step for those who have done a little bit of sailing but who want to gain more confidence and experience in what they have already learnt and is aimed at gaining the RYA Basic Skills certificate.Find Out More
RYA Level 3 Better Sailing on Windermere
The RYA Level 3 – Better Sailing course is an improver course designed to build upon the RYA Basic Skills and make the transition easier for sailors wishing to progress further through the scheme towards more Advanced Modules.Find Out More
RYA Sailing with Spinnakers on Windermere
This course covers all you need to know about sailing with conventional or asymmetric spinnakers.Find Out More
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme on Windermere
Junior Sailing Courses are specifically tailored for Under 14s and cover all aspects of the RYA Youth Syllabus.Find Out More
RYA Powerboat Safety Boat
This course is aimed at those looking to provide safety and rescue cover to racing and training fleets of dinghies and windsurfers, and to provide assistance to a variety of other craft.Find Out More
RYA Powerboat Level 2
The course is suitable for anyone who owns a powerboat or if you would like develop skills to operate a powerboat in a safe and responsible manner.Find Out More
Ski Boat Driver level 2 award
This course is aimed at those with some previous experience of driving supervised water skiers and are looking to gain the BWS Ski Boat Drivers Award.Find Out More