Brighton Teen Activity Week

Brighton Teen Activity Week

Activity week for age 12+

This is a very exciting chance to learn to sail, Powerboat on the sea and SUP in Brighton Marina. Gain your first RYA certificates in Sailing and Powerboat with the RYA Sailing Level 1 and RYA Powerboat Level 1 plus your SUP beginners.  These work towards further recognised qualifications in the RYA training scheme.
 

Kids will:

  • Learn to sail and Powerboat on the sea
  • Certificate RYA courses in Sailing and Powerboat included
  • Make new friends with small groups numbers
  • Have an adventure whilst learning

Course content:

  • Basic sailing, practicing steering and handling the boat
  • Learning parts of the boat
  • Ropework
  • Collision avoidance and turning
  • Powerboat handling, slow and fast manoeuvres
  • SUP boarding in Brighton Marina
  • Sailing Regatta at the end of the week
  • Powerboat trip using navigation and skills learnt in the week

We provide:

  • Full tuition from RYA qualified and DBS checked instructors
  • All equipment including wetsuits
  • Exciting coastal sailing with expert instructors

A typical day for Teen Activity Week at Brighton Marina :

10:30 – 12:45: Powerboat training, 3 on each boat with an instructor
12:45 – 13:30: Lunch, bring a pack lunch or money to buy in the marina
13:30 – 16:00:  Sailing, using new RS ventures go sailing with an instructor learning RYA Level 1
Other activities will include SUP boarding in the inner lock area of Brighton Marina. We will cover some theory on navigation, buoyage, weather and tides which is essential for the sailing and Powerboats
On the Friday all the sailing skills will be put together with a mini regatta around a buoyed course.

Course objective:

To have fun, make new friends and gain the RYA Sailing Level 1 and RYA Powerboat level 1

Lunch:

Within the Marina there loads of lunch options if you are happy for your child to go off and find lunch. Equally we have outside benches they can use if they bring their own lunch. Bring a drink and some snacks too

Prerequisite:

Water confident. Age 12+

Where:

Brighton Marina, Pontoon 5 ont he Western Concourse

Suitable for:

Youths age 12+ looking for a fun week of primarliy water based activities. No previous experience required.

Availability:

Courses are run in the main school holidays in July and August, Monday too Friday.

Booking:

Book online from the dates below or call 01273 42 48 42 option 1 or email us.
If you cannot find a date please contact us.
Booking terms and conditions apply and rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice.

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5 day course. 

Typical Price: £425

Important - Please see our COVID-19 information before booking here
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Gift vouchers

  • All gift vouchers are valid for 24 months.

  • Gift vouchers can be purchased for any amount.

  • Gift vouchers are valid for all the activities that we offer.

  • Gift vouchers can either be emailed to you or directly to the recipient.



 

 

Typical Price: £425

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Lagoon Watersports @ Brighton Marina

Pontoon 6

Western Concourse

Brighton Marina

BN2 5UP

UK

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We have two centres in Brighton. This activity take place from Lagoon Watersports in Brighton Marina DO NOT go to Lagoon Watersports, Hove Lagoon. If you are taking a taxi please make this clear to the driver.

Finding Lagoon Watersports once you are in Brighton Marina

Head towards the waterfront where you will see all the cafes and restaurants. Walk to the end of the boarded walk way where there will be a large bridge heading down towards the pontoons. We are the first set of pontoons on the right. Pontoon 6.

To Brighton Marina by car

Approaching the marina from the A27 take the B2123. Turn right at first set of traffic lights, signposted Brighton Town Centre, Racecourse and Marina Village. Turn left at second set of traffic lights, pass the Racecourse and follow the signs for the Marina Village where there is free parking for 1500 cars in the multi-storey car park. From the car park you can either go across a linking bridge on level 6 or from the ground floor of the car park towards all the waterfront cafes and bars. Walk to the end of the boarded walk way where there will be a large ramp heading down towards the pontoons. We are the first set of pontoons on the right. Pontoon 6.

By Bus

Brighton and Hove bus service operates a number 7 bus approximately every 15 minutes 24 hours a day, from Brighton Town Centre (North Street or Queens Road), to the Marina Village.

By Bike

Brighton Marina has a bike share station which is either pay per minute or a yearly membership, go to https://www.btnbikeshare.com for more information. For your own bike, racks are available on the main concourses of the pontoons. You must use the racks and not leave bikes on the pontoons otherwise Premier Marina will take them away.

On foot

Brighton Marina is a pleasant walk along the seafront from the centre of Brighton, it is 20 minutes walk from the main West Pier. During the summer you will also find the Volks electric railway operates along the front.

By train 

The nearest main line station is Brighton with regular connections to Chichester, Portsmouth and London is under an hour away. nationalrail.co.uk

By Air

Brighton is within easy reach of Heathrow and Gatwick international airports. Follow the A23 from Gatwick to Brighton. Shoreham airport is also available for private light aircraft.

What to bring

Swimwear: To wear under the wetsuit and buoyancy aid for the sailing and SUP boarding
Loose fit clothing to where under waterproofs which we use on the Powerboats
Towel: We have hot showers so they will need a towel to dry off at the end of the session.
Plastic Bag: To put wet things in.
Other stuff: Sunscreen, layers in case the wind gets up, anorak or waterproof jacket.

What not to bring

Valuables: We have lockers in the changing rooms but better safe than sorry.
Wetsuit, buoyancy aid and equipment hire is included.

Yachting

On our yacht courses we use either our Beneteau 36.7 or Beneteau First 35, these are cruiser/racers with great performance – perfect for learning and RYA courses. They are commercially coded with safety equipment to the highest standard. 

Sailing 

We also offer sailing courses in our smaller Delphia 24 keelboats,  These 8 metre performance boats are used for racing and day sailing, very responsive boats for our RYA sailing courses.

If you would like more practice after your yacht courses or RYA Sailing Level 2 we offer:

  • Sailing Clinics – at weekends from 1600 till 1800 for £40
  • Racing – is a great way to practice too, we have boats entered in popular races like Round Island Race, Royal Escape or even mini races on our clinic nights

 

Changing Bookings

When you make a booking with us we assign staff and equipment to deliver the booking. That means we are unable to offer that space to anyone else.

If you cancel that space we are likely to incur a loss.  We will have already made commitments to staff and we may have turned away other bookings. We are unable to get insurance that covers us for this loss.

We therefore do not offer refunds for cancellations. If we did not do this we would have to put up our prices for everyone.

Our cancellation policy applies in all circumstances including no shows, illness, relocation, transport failure and bereavement.

Postponement by us due to Corona Virus

All bookings made after 23/03/2020 that cannot take place due to Corona Virus will be rescheduled, or a credit will be added to your account for the value of the payment made. The credit is valid for 2 years and can be used for any activities we offer including gift vouchers. No refunds will be given in any circumstances.

Course Cancellation Insurance
You can take out insurance to cover the cost of your course against cancellation though Guest First by calling 0345 90 80 101

Our Advice

  • If you pay by credit card your cancellation may be covered by your credit card provider.
  • Consider taking out course cancellation insurance.
  • Your holiday insurance may cover you for course where you stay on our boats.

Please see our full Booking Terms and Conditions

Cancellation charges
You may cancel your course/event at any time. Written notification from the Lead Name in your group is required. Cancellation will only be accepted on payment of the cancellation charges as set out below. The following cancellation fees apply :

• More than 8 weeks before course/event – loss of deposit
• Less than 8 weeks before course/event – 100% of price of course/event

At our discretion, we may allow a forfeited deposit to be used towards an alternative course/event run by us or the same course on an alternative date. In each case, such a booking will be at the price prevailing at the time of re-booking and subject to an admin charge of £25 for courses over £150 and £10 for courses under £150. In these circumstances we offer significant discounts on rebooking within 12 months.

The discount is based on how much notice was given for the booking cancellation and non discounted course rates:

• More than 4 weeks before course/event  –  90% discount on full brochure rates
• 2- 4 weeks before course/event – 75% discount on full brochure rates
• 13 days  – 72 hours before course/event –  50% discount on full brochure rates
• 72 hours or less  –  25% discount on full brochure rates

For example if you book a course worth £200 and need to change the date of that course:

4 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £20
2 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £50
3 days notice this will cost you an additional £100
24 hours notice this will cost you an additional £150

Postponement by us due to bad weather
On some occasions courses may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates, no refund will be available.

On some occasions group events may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates.
If you are unable or unwilling to accept these new dates then we will refund you the full cost of the course less 15%.

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