RYA Sailing with Spinnakers on Windermere

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

RYA Sailing with Spinnakers

This course is aimed at sailors with sailing experience and background knowledge equivalent to the standard of or possessing the Level 2 Basic Skills certificate. After the course sailors should be able to use one type of spinnaker, conventional or asymmetric.

Sailors will be taught how to:

  • Rig the boat
  • Gybe
  • How to recover one type of spinnaker (either conventional or asymmetric)
  • How to sail the best possible course downwind


Course Prices

Course Duration Price Per Person (Min 2 People)
2 Days £190.00


What’s Included

  • Instruction by Royal Yachting Association qualified instructor
  • Protective clothing and safety equipment


What’s Not Included

  • Personal insurance
  • Towels
  • RYA logbook and certificate



The course dates show your actual activity days and the course will run from 10:00 to around 16:30 each day. There will be a break for lunch at a convenient time. Please arrive at 9.30 on your first day to book into the centre.


What to Bring

We recommend that you bring: 

  • Plenty of warm clothing (quick drying fleece & thermals are ideal)
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Trainers or wetsuit boots
  • Hat & gloves
  • Sunglasses & sun cream
  • Flask or water bottle



Lunch is not supplied however those attending courses at The Watersports Centre are eligible for a discount of 10% off food at the Langdale Lounge at Low Wood Bay. Alternatively candidates can bring their own lunch.


Age Limits

This course is aimed at those aged 14 years or over.



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

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