Active Sail Stage 1 - 3 Days

  • sailing

  • 3 days

  • Up to 12 people
  • house-outline

    Southampton Water Activities Centre

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    Southampton, GB

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    This is a 3 day activity

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  • Description

    Learn to sail with Southampton Water Activities Centre!

    This course follows the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Stage 1 syllabus and is a fun introduction to dinghy sailing. Stage 1 gives you the knowledge and skills to rig, launch, recover and sail under instruction.

    This extended Stage 1 course will enable your child to start their sailing journey with the guidance and support from our passionate team of Instructors.

    Please note that refunds will not be issued if you pay with a card and later wish to pay with childcare vouchers

    Please click here to see terms and conditions.



    This course is ideal for children aged 8 -16 years with little or no previous experience of sailing.

    Childcare Voucher information

    Thank you for booking your holiday activity course!

    If you have selected to Pay Southampton Water Activity Centre (SWAC) by childcare vouchers –

    We accept childcare voucher from the following providers – Please note if your provider is not on this list please talk to our friendly reception team about getting SWAC registered with your provider.

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    Care4 - 95755487

    Sodexo – 832569 (was another account in circulation but this should now be closed 222710)

    RG Childcare

    Please can you ensure the Childs Name and Course dates are referenced with payments so we can match payments to the individual participant.

    Once you have actioned the payment please can you email – so we can make a note of the payment date in order to inform our finance team of your payment so we can ensure your course is fully paid for.

    SWAC OFSTED number EY547339

    If you need any further information please contact us here at the centre on 02380 915 753.

    What to bring
    What to bring


    Participants should bring a packed lunch, please note that we do not offer fridge or microwave facilities, due to our COVID Secure Measures.


    Hot drinks and water are available from the Centre, but ensure your children have enough water to keep them hydrated throughout the day.


    Please note we do not keep children's valuables on site. We suggest leaving expensive valuables at home.

    Clothing List

    We will provide all specialist equipment such as buoyancy aids, wetsuits and waterproofs.

    We advise you bring:

    1. Closed toe footwear
    2. Warm layers would be useful such as a fleece or jumper. It can be much cooler on the water.
    3. Woolly hat / Sun hat
    4. Change of clothes - other than the ones you will wear afloat
    5. Towel, Sun Glasses & security strap, sun screen.


    For more information about the RYA Youth Sailing Syllabus please click here.


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