Half day sailing tasters, RYA levels 1 and 2, seamanship skills, navigation and safety instruction, day skipper or boat-related first aid. Bala Watersports offers the full sailing package, in a stunning location with predictable winds.

Half day sailing taster session

Let us teach you the basics on a half day sailing session. Minimum age: 8.

From £40.00


Full day RYA dinghy course

A 1 day course recommended for experienced sailors who require a 'refresher' course with one of our experienced instructors. Minimum age: 8.

From £80.00


2 day RYA Level 1 course

We can offer you RYA accredited courses in Dinghy, Multi Hull and Keelboat ranging from Level 1 up to Seamanship skills. The boats that are used for the Levels 1 and 2 courses are the RS Q’Ba’s. For higher courses, such as Seamanship skills, it would be the Wayfarer. However we are proud to offer a range of boats and will be happy to cater for your needs. Changes can be made to suit your individual requirements. Multi Hull courses are run on the Dart 16 Cat. The Keelboat used is a Hunter 707. With all of our RYA course we provide you with certificates and you can also purchase your RYA log book. Minimum age: 8.

From £130.00



2 day RYA Level 2 course

This course is the next step along your sailing career. It will help progress your sailing skills from Level 1 standard to Level 2, which means that you will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions. The course content will include rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. Minimum age: 8.

From £130.00


2 day seamanship skills course

This course teaches you how to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat. This is the follow on from the Level 2 sailing course. Other courses available include Spinnaker sailing, Keel boat and Catamaran. Minimum age: 8.

From £130.00



2 day youth sailing course

This 2 day course is ideal for young people who wish to take up a new sport or to improve on existing skills. Minimum age: 8.

From £130.00



2 day basic navigation and safety

An introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.

This course is suitable for anyone who is new to sailing, motor boating (including RIBs and other small powerboats), sea angling and diving as well as experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.

From £160.00



5 day skipper theory

In this course we are offering a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers, We will equip you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night crusing.

From £320.00



1 day first aid

This one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

From £75.00