Bray Lake Watersports

Wave windsurfing

Windsurfing | Learn to... Stages 1 - 3

This fun filled course takes you from novice to competent windsurfer.

RYA

Course Price: £255

Discover the excitment of windsurfing on this fun filled course which will quickly get you out on the water learning all the necessary techniques to turn you into a competent windsurfer. You will learn the following:

  • How to sail across the wind
  • Launch and land
  • How to turn round and sail back to shore
  • To use a harness and beach starts, as well as fast tacking and gybing 
  • Time will be spent on covering all the necessary theory and safety considerations

Skills are learnt through a variety of games and fun exercises to develop your windsurfing technique throughout the course. On successful completion of the Stage 2 certificate you will be competent enough join our windsurfing junior club and on completion of Stage 3 to hire kit and windsurf at Bray Lake independantly.

You will receive a log book which will show your progress throughout the course, and on successful completion of each stage you will receive a certificate.

Some of the new skills do require a fair amount of practise to perfect so you may need a bit more time to complete all the stages. To keep moving your skills forward get involved with the After School Club and we'll help you achieve your goals.

This course runs over 5 days throughout the school holidays. If you are unsure whether you wish to commit to a full week, you can sign up to the 2 day beginners course. Details below.

Similarly, if you already have the basics and feel you are ready to move on to the intermediate skills, you can book the 3 day intermediate course. Details below.

Forthcoming Course Dates

Select course date and book online. Please contact the Centre if you would prefer an alternative date.

Searching Availability...


Windsurfing | Start Stage 1 & 2

Learn the windsurfing basics with this fun filled course (2 days)

RYA

Course Price: £120

With a mixture of skills learnt both ashore and on the water this fun filled course will soon have you up and sailing across the wind.

  • You will learn how to sail across the wind
  • You will learn how to tack and gybe, and how to launch and land
  • Through a variety of games and fun exercises your windsurfing technique will develop throughout the course
  • Time will be spent on covering all the necessary theory and safety considerations
  • On successful completion of the Stage 2 certificate you will be competent enough to join our junior windsurfing club
  • You will receive a log book which will show your progress throughout the course, and on successful completion of stages you will receive certificates

This course which is 2 full days runs throughout the school holidays and selected weekends in the year.

Forthcoming Course Dates

Select course date and book online. Please contact the Centre if you would prefer an alternative date.

Searching Availability...


Windsurfing | Intermediate Stage 2 & 3

Start progressing through the different stages of windsurfing, and grow in confidence (3 days)

RYA

Course Price: £159

  Intermediate

If you can already windsurf and are looking to take the next step this is the course for you. It will allow you to progress through the next stages, helping you to ultimately become a more skill full and confident windsurfer enabling you handle more challenging conditions with ease. During the course you will:

  • Re-cap and develop existing windsurfing skills
  • Start to learn techniques such as using the harness, beach starts, faster tacking and gybing techniques
  • Cover all the necessary theory and safety considerations.

Some of the new skills do require a fair amount of practise to perfect so you may need a bit more time to complete all the stages. To keep moving your skills forward get involved with the After School Club and we'll help you achieve your goals.

On completion of your Stage 3 you will be able sail independantly on your own equipment or hire from us whenever you like and why not join our junior windsurfing club and make a whole load of windsurfing friends.

This course runs over 3 full days throughout the school holidays. If you feel a little rusty add on the two day start windsurfing course as a great re-fresher course. A similar course runs on selected weekends in the year.

Forthcoming Course Dates

Select course date and book online. Please contact the Centre if you would prefer an alternative date.

Searching Availability...


Windsurfing | Advanced Stage 4 plus

Start using performance equipment and develop skills to windsurf in more challenging conditions

Course Price: £159

The coaching week is aimed at windsurfers who hold their RYA Stage 3 or are a confident stage 2 with plenty of free sailing experience. The emphasis of the week will be about consolidating knowledge whilst getting the most enjoyment out of your windsurfing. This course is all about getting better at all your windsurfing skills, learning to use performance equipment and getting the most out of your windsurfing in all conditions.

Sessions will be suited to both the ability of those on the course as well as weather conditions.

The coaching week only runs during school holidays. The following gives you a flavour of what the coaching week is all about.

  • You will be introduced to the 5 elements of the Fastfwd Formula
  • You will have the chance to try out some performance boards and sails
  • Spend time learning some freestyle manoeuvres to impress your friends
  • Time will also be devoted to getting a flavour of the exciting world of competitive racing, which will set you up for our racing sessions

The great thing about the coaching week, is that you can repeat it as often as you like, and each time you will learn something new and your sailing skills will just get better and better.

Contact Centre about Course