RYA Sailing Courses on Lake Windermere

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Low Wood Bay Watersports on Lake Windermere hosts courses RYA & BWSW accredited courses for those looking to learn how to sail or use powerboats.




Pre-booking is essential.

Hire & Activities can be booked by calling us on:

015394 39441

All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.

Courses are available to book outside of peak season (school holidays), email watersports.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk to enquire.

Before arrival please check:
Opening Times | Terms & Conditions | Car Parking & Facilities



We are not currently running any RYA courses. We do aim to restart offering courses in the future outside of peak season.

Young woman learning to sail at Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre

RYA Level 1 Start Sailing Course | Windermere

Aimed at beginners this course provides a short introduction to the sport of sailing.

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Young woman sailing a Pico solo with Langdale pikes behind

RYA Level 2 Basic Skills Course | 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.

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Sailing on Lake Windermere with Low Wood Bay behind

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.

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Sailing on lake Windermere

RYA Sailing with Spinnakers on Windermere

This course covers all you need to know about sailing with conventional or asymmetric spinnakers.

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Child learning to sail on lake Windermere

RYA Youth Sailing Scheme on Windermere

Junior Sailing Courses are specifically tailored for Under 14s and cover all aspects of the RYA Youth Syllabus.

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Powerboat Supervision of small sailing craft on Windermere

RYA Powerboat Safety Boat | Windermere

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.

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Safety Boat

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.

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