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Windsurfing | Fast Track (Part A-D)

Combines the Start and Intermediate course, making it the ideal package to Learn to Windsurf.

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Learn quickly and confidently

This package combines our Start and Intermediate courses together and can take you from complete beginner to confident intermediate and will save you £229.00.

  • Run at weekends on a group tuition basis
  • The Start Windsurfing course takes your through the basics of the sport, working towards your Certificate of Competence getting you to a stage where you can sail independently.
  • The Intermediate Windsurfing Course will develop those skills learnt on the Start course and introduce you to more advanced skills getting you sailing faster, turning quicker and feeling more confident than you ever thought possible and getting you ready to take on your next windsurfing challenge.
  • This packaged course includes 6 hours of supervised hire including use of our wetsuits and buoyancy aids to be used between the two courses and is worth £210.
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Want to learn to windsurf?

It’s easy with this course but beware, this course could well be the start of a life long passion for windsurfing. The aim of the course is to teach you all the skills necessary to obtain the Certificate of Competence which is your gateway to hiring or maybe owning your own equipment.

  • You will learn to tack and gybe with confidence
  • You will be able to launch and land safely
  • You will develop an understanding of all the necessary safety issues surrounding the sport

On successful completion of the course you will be given 2 hours of free supervised hire to use at your leisure, if we feel that you would benefit from some extra time before we issue you with your certificate we will invite you back for more tuition completely free of charge.

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Windsurfing | Intro (Part A)

Discover windsurfing before committing to a complete course.

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Want to give windsurfing a go?

If you have any doubts about whether windsurfing is for you or are just short on time and want to get started as soon as possible and with out any long-term commitment, this is the course for you. During the session you will cover the basics of:

  • Sailing across the wind
  • Turning around
  • Launching and landing
  • Familiarization of windsurfing kit

This is the first half of our Start Windsurfing course. If you enjoy the course and want to continue windsurfing, complete Part B and obtain your Certificate of Competence which is your gateway to unlimited hire. More details below.

On completion of this course, you will be eligible for the "Bray Lake Club Licence" which allows you to join our regular club sessions. Click on Club Coaching below for more details.

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Tried windsurfing before but need a quick refresher session?

This course will recap you basic skills and help to develop your tacking and gybing techniques.

It will cover how to windsurf on all points of the wind as well as how to return to your starting point and safety issues that will allow you to sail independently.

This course is Part B of the RYA Start Windsurfing Course and on successful completion will provide you with an internationally recognised Certificate of Competence giving you the freedom to hire equipment both at home and abroad.

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Enjoy Regular WIndsurfing Coaching

The Club Licence is unique to Bray Lake Watersports and is your gateway to discovering a whole new lifestyle enjoying water sports. 

Gaining a Club Licence is easy - simply sign up and complete an Intro course (Part A) in windsurfing, sailing or a paddle sport and you will immediately be eligible for the Bray Lake Licence.

What are the benefits of a Club Licence?

  • Dedicated coaching sessions (2 hours) - this is an ideal time for the novice sailor or paddler to get in some practice with meet up with other enthusiasts.
  • Dedicated instructor on hand - the instructor will ensure you get out on the water safely, with the right equipment suitable for your ability. Safety cover is provided at all times, so if you should find yourself in the reeds, the instructor will be on hand to retrieve you and offer further guidance.
  • Work towards higher levels at your own pace - you can easily gain a level of competency within a couple of sessions, however, it will depend on how frequently you get out on the water and inevitably, weather conditions (bit out of our control!)
  • Discount on hire rates - there is a 10% discount on hire rates for all those with a Club Licence. You can increase your discount rate by becoming a member of the club.
  • Discount on shop purchases - whilst you don't need to buy anything to start with, you might like to consider purchasing your own wetsuit, buoyancy aid or wet shoes.
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