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Summer Week 2

31st July - 4 August 2023, 10:00 - 16:30

5 days of sailing for juniors where they will learn/improve their sailing and have fun in the summer holidays.

The complete beginners courses, aimed at getting juniors sailing with assistance.

The Stage 1 will enable them to have fun on the water. Learning the basics of sailing to allow them to crew efficiently and tack the boat across the wind.

The Stage 2 will then enable them to helm and sail the boat on all points of sail competently under supervision.

Improver courses aimed at getting juniors sailing in single-handers and double-handers competently on their own.

The Stage 3 gives them the skills in a single-hander needed to get out on their own with the close eye of an instructor on a safety boat.

The Stage 4 improves those skills and competence so they are able to sail efficiently and safely in their own time outside a course.

This completion of a stage depends on the ability and weather conditions during the Summer Week.

Advanced modules can also be completed in the week, these can include start racing, seamanship and spinnakers.




Minimum age: 8yrs


Summer Week: £225 Members, £275 non-members

which includes

Logbook (provided at Stage 1 only)

Certificate on successful completion of course


  • Sailing gear to include
    • Wetsuit
    • Buoyancy aid for competent swimmers (minimum 50 Newtons)
    • Life jackets (foam) to be worn by non swimmers (minimum 100 Newtons)
    • Footwear (Grippy shoes that can get wet. Wetsuit boots or shoes, or trainers are fine, Plimsoles, Crocs or Wellies not ok)
    • Swim gear and/or rash vest for under the wetsuit
    • Waterproof jacket or spray top
    • Towel
    • Sun protection including suncream/sun hat
    • Warm hat for colder days
    • Lunch including Waterbottle
    • Logbook (stage 2 and above can be purchased from the club)


Parents are not required to stay throughout the course, however are to provide a number they can be contacted on if needed during the day.

Courses held at Exe Sailing Club with a minimum duration of 16 hours, with a maximum ratio of, 1 instructor to 3 students in double hander, or 1 instructor to 6 students in single handers.


Do not hesitate to contact our Club Professional on


Phone: 01395 264607


Last updated 10:52pm on 15 July 2024

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