RYA Sailing Courses on Lake Windermere



The Watersports centre is now OPEN, however we are currently NOT running any courses.
Opening Hours
9am - 5pm (closing time may vary depending on weather)

Available Activities
Canoes & Kayaks
Motor Boat hire

Please read our COVID-19 Safety policy for full details before you arrive.

Bookings are essential, activities can be booked by calling us on 015394 39441

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


Parking & Facilities

Our facilities include ample parking (free for customers only), changing rooms and showers, equipment hire and a shop selling refreshments and watersports equipment.

Sat Nav: LA23 1LP

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.

Learn how to sail with Low Wood Bay Watersports

RYA Start Sailing Course on Windermere

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

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Sailing on Lake Windermere

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.

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Sailing lesson on Lake Windermere

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 with Spinnakers at Low Wood Bay

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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Youth Sailing Scheme

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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Sailing lesson on Lake Windermere

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.

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Powerboat level 2

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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Waterski instructor tuition

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.

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