Sailing in South West England
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If you enjoy water sports, then be sure to check out what we have on offer for the sailing section. Whether you seek competition, learn how to sail or just to have fun there is plenty to choose from...

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Bath Sailing


Bath & Dundas Canal Co.

Brassknocker Basin, Monkton Combe, Bath, Avon, BA2 7JD
Tel: 01225 722292

Hire a bicycle from the Brassknocker Basin, and explore the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath between Bath and Bradford on Avon. The beautiful Limpley Stoke valley is an ideal way to explore and observe the abundant wildlife along the canal. Situated just 5 miles south east of Bath on the A36, Brassknocker Basin has a car park, café and restaurant, historic canal display, railway and canal gift shop, chandlery boat hire and wonderful views.

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Bristol Sailing

Compass Sea School - Powerboat and Shore Based Training Centre

Unit 1, Harbour Road Trading Estate, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7BL
Tel: 01275 399090 / 07788 185382     E-mail:

Courses offered: RYA Powerboat Level 1& 2 course, International Certificate of Competence, Intermediate Course, Advanced Course, Advanced MCA/DoT Commercial Endorsement, Powerboat Instructor Course, Advanced Instructor Course, Marine Radio VHF Short Range Course, Basic Sea Survival Course, Diesel Engine Maintenance Course, Radar Course, RYA One Day First Aid Course, RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Theory.

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Bristol Avon Sailing Club

Mead Lane, Saltford, BS31 3ER
Tel: 01225 873472      E-mail:

Dinghy Level 1 - Start Sailing. Dinghy Level 2 - Basic Skills. Dinghy Seamanship Skills. Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 1- 4.  Powerboat Level 1 & 2.

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Bristol School Of Navigation

Corporate Training Department, Cabot House, Brunel Centre, Ashley Down Road, Bristol,
Gloucestershire, BS7 9BU
Tel: 01173 125020    Fax: 0117 987 3120

Day Skipper Shorebased Course.  Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course.  Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Course.  Diesel Engine Course.  Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course.  Radar Course.  RYA One Day First Aid Course.

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D S Marine

21 Rayens Cross Road, Long Ashton, North Somerset, BS41 9EA
Tel: 01275 392610     E-mail:

Day Skipper Shorebased Course.  Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course.  Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course.  Radar Course.

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Pride Of Bristol Powerboat School

3 Old Dock Cottages, Cumberland Basin, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS1 6XL
Tel: 07944 531063

Powerboat Level 1 & 2 Course.  Day Skipper Shorebased Course.  Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course.

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Ridings Adult And Community Education

The Ridings High School, High Street, Winterbourne, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS36 1JL
Tel: 01454 252000 / 01454 252078    Fax: 01454 250404

Day Skipper Shorebased Course.  Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course.  Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Course.  Diesel Engine Course.  Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course.  Radar Course.  Basic Sea Survival Certificate.  RYA One Day First Aid Course.

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Thornbury Sailing Club

Church Road, Oldbury-on-Severn, Bristol, BS35 1QA
Tel: 01454 415261     E-mail:

Dinghy Level 1 - Start Sailing.  Dinghy Level 2 - Basic Skills.  Dinghy Seamanship Skills
Dinghy Sailing with Spinnakers.  Dinghy Start Racing.  Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 1 - 4.  Powerboat Level 1 & 2 Course.  Safety Boat Course.

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Workman Marine School

Portishead Quays Marina Marina Office, The Docks, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7DF
Tel: 07990 900949    Fax: 01452 381157

Inland Waters Helmsman's Course.  Powerboat Level 1 & 2 Course.  Powerboat Intermediate Course.  Powerboat Advanced Course.  Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course. Basic Sea Survival Certificate. RYA One Day First Aid Course.

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Bristol Sailing School - Royal Yachting Association Training Centre

Baltic Wharf, Bristol Harbour
Tel: 0117 986 4839

Range of sailing and powerboats for RYA Courses. Sailing £75 per day. Taster, RYA Level 1, Level 2, Intermediate, Seamanship Skills. Powerboating £95 per day. RYA Level 1,Level 2, Safety Boat, Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate, Inland and Tidal Courses, International Certificate of Competence. First Aid, HSE, MCA approved £35.


West of England Schools Sailing Association

Bristol Sailing and Powerboat School, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 1XU
Tel: 0117 9864839

West of England Schools Sailing Association is a schools organisation operating in and around the Bristol Area. We are based at the Bristol Sailing School, Baltic Wharf, Bristol harbour and at Chew Valley Sailing Club. We have a large collection of sailing dinghies and powered craft. Schools may join the association and hire RYA instructors and craft on a regular or one off basis. WESSA is a RYA and AALA inspected sailing association.

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Cornwall Sailing

Falmouth School of Sailing and Powerboating Training School

The Boat Park, Grove Place, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4AU
Tel: 01326 211311      E-mail:

Tuition and/or pleasure sailing on a 20ft  traditional gaff-rigged cutter, a smaller version of the famous Falmouth Oyster-dredging boats. Also a range of power boats.

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Dartmoor & SW Devon Sailing

Roadford Lake Sailing Club

Roadford Lake, Goodacre Farm, Broadwoodwidger, Devon. PL160JL
Tel: 01409 211507     E-mail:

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Exeter & East Devon Sailing

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre

61 Haven Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8DP
Tel: 01392 434668    Fax: 01392 495197
E-mail:     Web:

HAVEN BANKS Outdoor Education Centre is situated in Exeter on the canal and specialises in activity-based courses for all ages and abilities. The Centre is approved by BCU and RYA. Activities offered include canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, caving, climbing and orienteering. Raft building and problem solving are other popular pursuits. Overnight camps by canoe along the canal and residential visits at Exeter Youth Hostel are additional options. Transport can be provided for groups resident elsewhere, or for off-site activities. Individuals are welcome on evening classes and holiday schemes; groups from schools, clubs and other organisations can book activities at any time. Equipment has been carefully chosen to suit all sizes, ages and abilities. Haven Banks also has a permanent orienteering course and a climbing wall.

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Exmoor & West Somerset Sailing


Minehead Sailing & Watersports Club

26 Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DY
Tel: 01643 706642     E-mail:

The club runs several open events each year and welcomes visitors from other clubs.

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Wimbleball Sailing Club

Wimbleball Lake, Brompton Regis. Somerset    

Sailing for all the family throughout the year, with this RYA recognised training establishment.

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Mendips & North Somerset Sailing

Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club

5 Mendip Lea Close, Draycott, Nr. Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3SY
Tel: 01934 732033     E-mail:

The Club is located just outside Cheddar in Somerset. There are no tides to restrict when you sail on Cheddar Reservoir, and the surroundings are lovely, with the Mendip hills providing a beautiful backdrop. A family-friendly club, Extensive range of junior training, Open for general sailing not just racing - plenty of room for all, Sailboards also welcome.

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Uphill Boat Services Ltd

Uphill Wharf, Weston Super Mare, North Somerset, BS23 4XR
Tel: 01934 418617

Boat storage, Pontoon and Trot moorings/Slipways, Marine Lake, Camping and Boat storage for Boat Owners.

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Weston Bay Yacht Club

Uphill Beach, Weston Super Mare, North Somerset
Tel: 07792 492573

The Club opens every Friday evening and welcomes visitors.

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North Devon Sailing

North Devon Yacht Club

Instow, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4HW
Tel: 01271 860367     E-mail:

Please contact the club for further information regarding meeting times etc.

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South East Devon Sailing

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Torbay Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EZ
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Based on the English Riviera in Torquay, we can offer an excellent range of Watersports for the whole family, and welcome beginners and experts alike. Come water-skiing or wakeboarding behind our new Boston Whaler, thrill to the excitement of a Ringo Ride or take an exhilarating trip in the speedboat along the beautiful rugged coastline of TORBAY. You can charter our boat and driver and go off and play or take a trip to a local beauty spot, check out Brixham Harbour, or take in a pint at a water sedge pub!
Tel: 07825 408305 or 07767 830413
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South Somerset Sailing

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