Training at Bexhill Sailing Club



“Learn to Sail” is open to adults over 18 with little or no previous experience. There is no upper age limit, but a reasonable level of fitness is necessary. The course leads to the RYA Level 1 and 2 Certificate, recognised throughout the world of saiing. You get free use of the Club boats after completing the course, up to the end of the season. Then you get free use of the boats again for the following year if you re-join the Club afterwards.

Training for under 18s is provided by our Cadet Section  and email

Powerboat Training to RYA Level 2 and Safety Boat courses are available now.

Dates are:

Saturday 12th August – Powerboat 1
Saturday 23rd September and Saturday 7th October – Safety Boat
Saturday 21st October and Saturday 4th November – Powerboat 2

Please download the booking form below and email it to or call in when the club is open.

PB Level 1 Booking form 2017

Powerboat Level 2 Booking Form 2017

Safety Boat Booking Form 2017

Richard Eagleton
Sail Training Principal

Bexhill Sailing Club,
De La Warr Parade,
TN40 1LA.

Phone: 01424 212906



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