Adult Courses

Sailing

Expert or beginner, find the right course and improve your skills or try something new. Book early to avoid disappointment. 

All courses are held from 9.30am - 4.30pm unless otherwise stated.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us on 0161 877 7252 or email watersportscentre@scll.co.uk.

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Sailing

Try one of the country's most popular sports. Master the basics and discover what sailing has to offer! We are a RYA (Royal Yachting Association) recognised building centre.

We offer sailing courses in either single handed dinghies or crewed dinghies. Each option will give you a different sailing experience but you will follow the same syllabus in your course. Find out more about single handed and crewed dinghy's.

Double handed (crewed)

Start Sailing Level 1

Weekend Courses / £150

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 April
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 June
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 September
Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 October

Basic Skills Level 2*

Weekend Courses / £150

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 March
Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 June
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 July
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 August
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 November

Better Sailing Level 3*

1 - 1 tuition available. Prices on request.

Single-handed

Start Sailing Level 1

Weekend Courses / £120

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 May
Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June
Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 August

*Previous knowledge/experience required.

 

 

 

Paddlesports

British Canoeing 1 Star

Day Courses / £70

Saturday 31 March
Saturday 5 May
Saturday 2 June
Saturday 7 July
Saturday 4 August
Saturday 1 September
Saturday 6 October

British Canoeing 2 Star*

Weekend Courses / £120

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August
Saturday 15 & 16 September
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October

Introduction to Paddle Sports

Weekend Courses / £120

This NEW weekend course is a discovery into multiple paddlesport disciplines. The course will be delivered at Salford Quays and a local river or lake. This is a complete introduction to all paddle sports and suitable for beginners

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 April
Saturday 19 & 20 May
Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June

 

Powerboating

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It focuses on low speed close quarter handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed and collision regulations.

Powerboat Level 2

Weekend Courses / £175

Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 April
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 May
Saturday 30 June & Sunday 1 July
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 July
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 August
Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 September
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October
Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 December

Safety Boat Course

On request / £210

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Learning to paddleboard is a fast and fun experience. The course structure is designed to give you the ability to get onto the water safely, have fun and learn the basic techniques of paddleboarding.

Accredited SUPING Course

Day Courses / £70

Saturday 28 July
Saturday 11 August
Saturday 8 September