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Learn to Sail in Cornwall - Adult Course RYA

  • Location PL24 2TL
  • Price from £160.00
  • Boating
  • Learn new skills


Always wanted to learn how to sail? Make 2020 your year and get out on the water with one of our RYA level 1 adult sailing courses, designed for an absolute beginner.
This courses introduces you to the sport of sailing and covers all you need to know to get afloat in light winds under supervision. You will learn how to sail in all directions, as well as developing an awareness of launching and recovery.
The course runs over two days, 10am - 4pm.
Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th April, 10am - 4pm Friday 29th and Saturday 30th May, 10am - 4pm
NOTE - We’ve changed how we operate due to Covid-19 with your health and safety in mind. If you’ve got any questions on the steps we’ve taken, just drop us a message

Day 1

On arrival at Polkerris, you'll be kitted up, and given an introduction to the boats. The first part of the day will be on land, getting to know the boat and learning about steering and turning. Then you'll be on the water to practice your skills with an instructor! There'll be a lunch break (bring your own or buy from the cafe) and some theory on land. The rest of the day will be spent on the water, gaining as much experience as possible.

Day 2

You'll be kitted up, and after a brief recap, will head back on the water. You'll recap your steering and turning skills, learn a bit more about the boat and how to sail it efficiently, including sailing upwind as well as other relevant skills. There'll be some more theory to cover, and as much time on the water sailing as possible.

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What's included

  • Drink hot drinks at the cafe
  • Equipment buoyancy aids, wetsuits
  • Other changing rooms and hot showers, RYA log book

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing hat, gloves (optional)
  • Waterproofs wind proof layer (optional)
  • Food bring your own lunch or money to buy at the cafe
  • Drink
  • Other swimming kit, towel, beach shoes


Custom Policy

By Polkerris Beach: ​We may cancel or postpone activities at any stage in the event of bad weather, equipment failure or other factors beyond our control. In this event, we will offer alternative session dates or a full refund where applicable. By Customers:​ In the event of cancellation, notice must be received 7 days prior to session/course date. A cancellation fee of £20 will be charged. There will be no refund for cancellations within 7 days of the session date or if you do not arrive for the session/course. If you have to postpone your booking, we will try and arrange an alternative date but reserve the right to charge a late notice fee.


PL24 2TL


Polkerris Beach Company

Polkerris Beach Company

Polkerris Beach Company is the experience provider for Learn to Sail in Cornwall - Adult Course RYA