Bray Lake Watersports

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Upcoming Instructor Courses

Instructor Courses

Some of our instructor courses planned for this year are now available for booking, spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

RYA First Aid

Sunday 20th March, 09:00-approx.18:00, £95

The RYA first aid certificate will provide a successful candidate with the ability to recognise life threatening conditions and be able to provide rapid assessment and prompt, appropriate treatment.

  • The first aid certificate is a pre-requisite for all instructor courses.
  • You do not have to have held any prior first aid certificates to do this course, although it is recommended that you do some prior reading.
  • The first aid certificate is valid for 3 years.

 

Windsurfing Start Instructor Course

15-19 February, £349

It is important to remember that all instructor candidates require a good level of personal sailing skill and background knowledge before undertaking the course. The course pre-requisites include:

  • 16+yrs
  • RYA powerboat Level II
  • Valid first aid
  • RYA membership
  • Safe + Fun Certificate
  • Personal sailing ability up to Intermediate Non-Planing plus an ability to Beach Start and complete a Non-Planing Carve Gybe
  • It is also advised that you complete 8 hours observation of a Start Windsurfing course run at an RYA centre.

 

Windsurfing Intermediate Instructor Course

28th-31st March, £299

The course pre-requisites are:

  • Valid Start (Level 1) Instructor ticket with 50 hours teaching experience
  • Valid first aid
  • Safe & Fun certificate
  • RYA membership
  • Level 3/Intermediate Planing personal sailing ability to become an Intermediate Non-Planing Instructor and Level 4/Advanced ability for Intermediate Planing Instructor.

 

We also now offer RYA Safe + Fun course (e-learning) for £20. This online course is required for any volunteers or paid staff that are likely to come into contact with vulnerable adults and children.


Easter Holiday Activities!

Easter Holiday Activities!

Mon 28 March - Fri 1 April

The days are slowly getting longer, and we're looking forward to getting everyone back out on the water in 2016. With activities available for all ages, get the school holidays sorted today!

Introduction to Watersports
These days will offer introduction and skill development for those who have never been on the water before and those who have visited us before.
2-day Intro to Watersports, 8+yrs, £120
Mon 28th + Tues 29th March
3-day Watersports Beginner, 10+yrs, £159
Weds 30th, Thurs 31st, Fri 1st April 
5-day Watersports Week, £259
Mon-Fri 28th-1st April

Coaching Weeks
This week (28th March - 1st April) is specifically for those returning back to the water for the first time! Suitable for those 12+yrs who have completed Improver and Coaching Watersport Weeks and is competent in all 3 sports (windsurfing, paddling and sailing):

2-day coaching, £120
3-day coaching, £159
5-day coaching, £259

Give us a call to book on 01628 638860.


Club SUP Race Series

SUP Club Series 2015

This winter series will see a total of 6 races, and your best 4 results will count towards your overall score. Each race will be a mixture of distance, sprint and technical races on the lake or river. There will be prizes for each race as well as overall series prizes.

New to racing? Don't worry, there'll be a novice class for you to join!

There's also a junior SUP series running on the same dates, so get your young SUPers involved!


Races will be held on the following dates, starting at 10:00:

Sun 18th October
Sun 15th November
Sun 20th December
Sun 17th January
Sun 21st February
Sun 20th March

If you're interested but still unsure come down and have a chat with one of the team.


SUP Festival

Sunday 13th September, 09:30-17:00

Join us for the day and take part in free, instructor-led clinics and demonstrations to take your SUPing to a new level:

  • Free Junior Improver Clinic (includes introduction to racing)
  • Free Adult Improver Clinic
  • Free Refresher Tuition

If you haven’t been SUPing for a while then get back into the swing of things with our refresher tuition- before getting back on land to enjoy a burger or two from the BBQ! We'll be rounding off the day with some fun competitions on our XL SUP board and races.

Start SUP: sessions available throughout the day for everyone new to SUP.

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Opening Times

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Opening Hours:

November-February: 0930-1630
March-October: 0900-1830

Late Evening Opening:

April-Sep: Call for times and weather updates