By the end of the course you will be sailing without the instructor onboard and be ready to hire our sailing boats on the sea.More info…
After completing your RYA level 2 sailing course we can introduce you to more advanced sailing skills with a range. More info…
My instructor was calm which gave me confidence. He was also kinds and considerate and informative. Nothing was too much bother
The course was exhilarating. Truly the most exciting sport I have ever tried. I’m hooked
A great team and interesting course. I’d recommend Lagoon Watersports. Great fun and very informative
Everyone is super helpful and the team make you feel most welcome. Really good that you are encourage to get on with it
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Frequently Asked Questions
The marina is full of restaurants so you are spoilt for choice, plus it has a large supermarket. For a comprehensive guide of restaurants in the Marina go to: www.brightonmarina.co.uk/brighton-marina-attractions/eat-and-drink
We have an experienced and professional team of instructors that teach: RYA Sailing Level 1, RYA Sailing Level 2 and RYA Sailing Level 3.
Our sailing courses are run on our 24ft Delphia Keelboats. A Keelboat is a step up in size from dinghies, more like a small manageable yacht but not as big as a cruising yacht. They can bridge the gap between dinghies and cruisers, offering many benefits of both, to the adult beginner. Yacht sailing is on bigger sailing yacht and requires different more intensive training, such as; RYA Competent Crew and RYA Dayskipper.
The two day RYA Sailing Level 1
Our "Learn to Sail" course is run over two weekends and covers RYA Sailing Level 1 and Level 2. By the end you should be able to take a small sail boat out to sea confidently in light weather conditions.
Maximum 4 persons per boat. The instructor will be onboard for most of the training but they start to teach from the safety boat in the level 2 to give you more independence.
Over weekends, from March to October. We do also run one weekday courses and private tuition.
The courses start from our base in Brighton Marina: Pontoon 6, Brighton Marina, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 5UP, UK.
We provide specialist equipment. In the winter months it can be cold, thermals, fleeces, woolly hats are all useful to have. During the summer months bring sun hats, sun block and sun glasses. Quick drying clothes can be very practical instead of jeans and good none slip, non marking footwear. Trainers often work well. We hire out our Musto waterproofs if required.
Part of the enjoyment of sailing is being out in the elements, so it is important to be versatile to make the best of the conditions. If we cannot sail on a day due to weather conditions we will endeavour to cover theory and other useful skills such as mooring practice, rigging and de-rigging. At times we might cut short a course in which case you will be offered further day/s/times at another suitable date.
We have our Coastal Sailing Club, that gives regular access to the water with clinics and racing for members. For more information go on our Coastal Sailing Club
Please click here for our full booking terms and conditions and ensure that you understand our cancellation policy.
Be aware rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice.
Our cancellation policy applies in all circumstances including no shows, illness, relocation, transport failure and bereavement.
The reason for this is when you make a booking with us we assign staff and equipment to deliver the booking, we are therefore unable to offer that space to anyone else. We will have made commitments to staff for your booking and we may have turned away other bookings. Unfortunately we are unable to get insurance that covers us for this loss. We therefore do not offer refunds for cancellations as we are likely to incur costs.
Course Cancelation Insurance
You can take out insurance to cover the cost of your course against cancellation through CancelSure. Guide cost is £12 for the first £100 of cover and then £6 per additional £100
of cover and an excess of £25 per claim.
- If you pay by credit card your cancellation maybe covered by your credit card provider.
- Consider taking out course cancellation insurance.
- Your holiday insurance may cover you for course when you stay on our boats.