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RYA Training Centre Cardiff

Fasttrack Learn to Sail

We run our Beginners Courses between April and October. The Fasttrack course aims to speed up the learning process by combining 2 courses within the same week. These are open to everyone aged 16+, with plenty of opportunities to get in control of their boats while having a great time. We will be working towards RYA Level 1 and RYA Level 2 of the adult sailing scheme, which are the first steps to a fulfilling lifetime sailing. These courses are an excellent opportunity to get out on the water and get lots of sailing while having a great time and gaining valuable qualifications. 

Our team are on hand to support you.

02920 666 627


Assumed Knowledge 

This course is ideal for beginners and requires no prior learning.


The course will be taught with a ratio of 6 students to 1 instructor in single handed boats and covers the following:

Level 1 - An introduction to sailing dinghies for complete beginners, covering everything you need to know to get afloat under supervision we will teach you how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering

Level 2 - Build your confidence and develop your skills. By the end of this course you'll be a competent sailor in light winds. we will cover rigging, launching and building confidence sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.




9:30am - 4:30pm 


Beginners will be aiming for their RYA Level 1 which equals able to sail in light winds under supervision and their RYA Level 2 which equates to being able to sail confidently on all points of sail and make decisions in good conditions.

Dates and Pricing

Alternative Courses

RYA Powerboat Level 2

A great introduction to driving a powerboat, the course will introduce and improve your powerboat handling techniques. 

Adult Evening Beginner Sailing Course

This course will give you a fun introduction to the basics of sailing a small dinghy and gives you opportunity to push yourself if you wish. This beginners course Runs over 10 consecutive weeks

Contact Us

CBYC Sailing School

Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

Ferry Road



Phone: +0044 2920 666 627

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