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Cost £280.00

  • 2 day course
  • Improve your skills to National Sailing Certificate
  • Price per person (2 minimum to run, 3 people maximum in a group)
  • For enquires please contact wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk

This 2 day course is aimed at people who have completed Adult Level 1 or are up to standard. This course is designed to build upon previous sailing knowledge and skills to enable candidates to gain a solid foundation in sailing. After completion of the course candidate will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions.

Course content

  • Rigging and launching
  • 5 essentials
  • Sailing in all directions
  • Man over board recovery
  • Technical boat controls
  • Capsize recovery
  • Mooring

Pre requisites

  • Minimum age for this course is 16 years old.
  • Have completed sailing Level 1 or are up to the standard

What to bring

  • Sailing log book
  • Pack lunch
  • Weather appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Note pad and pen

 

Where to go

Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre
Home Park Road
Wimbledon
SW19 7HX

We recommend using public transport to get here.

Driving

Sat nav post code SW18 5NW takes you to McCluskey's newsagents, on the corner of Revelstoke Road and Elsenham Street, just outside the park.

There is a small pay-and-display car park by Revelstoke Road, but it is often full.

Free car parking is also available at the Wimbledon Park Road entrance (sat nav SW19 6PE). It is a slightly longer walk across the grass to the Watersports Centre.

For more details email wimbledonpark@merton.gov.uk

During the Wimbledon Tennis Championships there is no vehicle access to Wimbledon Park for dropping off and collecting. These parking restrictions may be enforced before the start and after the end date of the championships. Please check the All England Lawn Tennis website for specific traffic restrictions.

Cancellations

Courses will only run if sufficient numbers are booked, a full refund will be given if a course is cancelled by the Council.

No refunds or alternative times/dates will be given.

Courses will run regardless of weather conditions; refunds will not be given in the event of bad weather.