Bray Lake Watersports

Junior windsurfing courses

Watersports | Beginner

RYA and BCU course for 10-15 year olds, 5 full days Mon-Fri

Course Price: £255

RYA Stage 1 & 2 / BCU Paddlepower 1 & 2

Perfect for those who are new to water sport or who have just a little experience.

This course will introduce to some great water sports and have you working towards your NGB awards allowing you to sail or paddle independently or join one of our water sport clubs.

Learn to sail, windsurf and paddle. Our instructors will have you up and going in a safe and fun way.

You will follow NGB pathways working towards the qualifications that will get sailing and paddling like a champion.

This fun packed course will challenge you but also open up the exciting world of water sport and hopefully develop a life long passion.

At the end of the week you will receive, (included in the course fee) all relevant logbooks to showing your progress, as well as certificates for stages successfully achieved.

Courses run during Easter, half terms and Summer holidays.

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Watersports | Intermediate

Taking your skills to the next level, ideal for 12-15 years olds, 5 full days Mon-Fri

Course Price: £255

RYA Stage 2 & 3 / BCU Paddlepower 3 & 4

Aimed at all watersports enthusiasts who have already attended our Beginner Watersports Week or have attained the required standard in all three water sports.

  • A minimum requirement of RYA Stage 2 dinghy sailing and windsurfing
  • A minimum requirement of BCU Paddlepower Stage 2
  • The course is aimed at fine-tuning the skills you already have, introducing you to new skills and techniques to get to really going and working towards the next stage.

Many skills will require further practise and joining After School Club is the ideal way to increase and develop your expertise.

At the end of the week you will receive certificates for stages successfully achieved.

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Course Price: £255

Minimum RYA Stage 2 / BCU Paddlepower 3

Taking your skills even further, the coaching week will introduce you to new advanced techniques, performance equipment, and improve your theoretical knowledge in all three sports.

  • Minimum skill level of Stage 3 dinghy sailing and windsurfing, and BCU Paddlepower Stage 2 kayaking and canoeing
  • Sessions will be suited to both the ability of those on the course as well as weather conditions
  • Successfully complete your coaching week and move on to become an Assistant Instructor at Bray Lake
  • This course is highly recommended to anyone wanting to work towards instructor level

Many skills will require further practise and joining After School Club is the ideal way to increase and develop your expertise.

At the end of the week you will receive certificates for stages successfully achieved.

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Course Price: £310 (non members)

Life as a Watersports Instructor

Are you mad for water sports? Train to be an Assistant Instructor and work alongside our fully qualified instructors during the summer gaining valuable experience as you go.  You need to be aged between 14-16 years and ideally hold the following skill levels:

  • RYA Stage 3 Dinghy Sailing
  • RYA Stage 3 Windsurfing
  • BCU 2* Kayking

We will teach you how to assist our team of instructors competently, increasing your sailing, windsurfing and paddling skills whilst introducing you to the world of instructing.  You will be introduced to powerboat handling and be taught basic first aid skills.

You will also receive a voucher to complete your RYA Safe + Fun certificate, in addition to a 50% off voucher to a RYA First Aid session (full day) which will need to be booked separately. The course price also includes complementary annual membership.

The course is the perfect stepping stone towards gaining full instructor tickets which will open up a whole new way of life!

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