Welcome to Cransley Sailing Club

                                                         new members welcome                                                               

Adults RYA level 1 Start Sailing & level 2 Basic Skills
Youths RYA Stage 1 & Stage 2
Learn to Sail Courses

Our courses suitable for applicants from a mature 8 year old up to 99 years of age.

New Members:

Cransley Sailing Club is a members only club, to sail and take part in courses at Cransley Sailing Club you need to be a member of the club.

Please go to the Join Us section of this website for further details.

Payment should be made via WebCollect

Cransley Sailing Club Data Privacy Policy.  

Please read before completing the membership and course booking form.

Please note: We cannot guarantee that all applicants will be accepted onto our learn to sail course as places are limited.   

Once you have learnt to sail, as members of Cransley Sailing Club youths from 8 to 17 can join in the Youth Section 

Have a look at the Learn to Sail Videos which you may find helpful to reinforce what you learn on the water

RYA Sailing Pathway           RYA Sailing Courses

If you need any further information please email Sue Bull at principal.cransleysailingclub@gmail.com

Cancellation of  a course

Cransley Sailing Club will make every effort to ensure that a course goes ahead.  Should the club need to cancel a course date due to an Instructor not being available/weather conditions etc you will be given an alternative date to enable you to complete the course.

Refund of course fees

Cransley Sailing Club is unable to offer refunds to students who are unable to attend the course or start the course and are unable to complete it.

See Cancellation & Terms of Conditions Policy

Please go to the useful documents page and read and understand the conditions of membership of the club - click here

2022  Learn to Sail at Cransley Sailing Club 

Youths Learn to Sail Course  RYA Stage 1 & 2 for 8 to 15 year olds   

Cost: £150 for the sailing course + membership fee (see join us)

Time: 9am to 5pm

Dates: Sun 12, Sat 18, Sun 19 & Sat 25 June 2022
Dates: Tues 2, Weds 3, Thur 4 & Fri 5 August 2022
Dates: Tues 16, Wed 17, Thur 18 & Fri 19 August 2022
Note: The above courses will run provided we have 4 students, maximum of 6.

Please go to WebCollect to book and pay for this course & membership

Please note: your place is not confirmed until membership and course fees are paid in full.  See cancellation and refund policy

Adults Learn to Sail Courses  RYA Level 1/2 for 16+ year olds

Cost: £150 for the sailing course + membership fee. (see join us)

Time: 9am to 5pm  

Dates: Sat 30, Sun 31 July, Sat 6 & Sun 7 August

Please go to WebCollect to book and pay for this course & membership

Please note: your place is not confirmed until membership and course fees are paid in full.  See cancellation and refund policy

Contact Sue Bull to express an interest Email: principal.cransleysailingclub@gmail.com

Covid-19 - please do not attend the course if you have Covid symptoms or have been in contact with anyone who has.  

Please read CSC's Risk Assessment 

Course Content : Youths

Stage 1: No assumed knowledge.

Course content: Launching & recovery, steering parts of the boat, basic sailing.

After completing stage 1 youths, will be able to understand the basic principles.

Youths Stage 2: Basic knowledge and steering ability to Stage 1.

Course content: Basic sailing skills, rope work, collision avoidance.

After completing the course: You will be able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles.


Course Content : Adults

Level 1 Start Sailing: No assumed knowledge.

Course content: How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering.

After completing Level 1: Able to sail in light winds under supervision.

Level 2 Basic Skills: Sailing skills to Level 1 standard.

Course content: Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

After completing the course: Able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

Sailing Safety

Please click here to go to the sailing safety page

What do I wear

Please bring a packed lunch and snacks with you. Drinks and chocolate bars can be purchased from the galley.   If you are on medication don't forget to bring this too.

You will get wet and dependant on the weather conditions you may also get cold so please bring plenty of spare old clothes with you that you can change into plus old trainers or wet shoes. You do not need to go to the expense of purchasing sailing clothes to take part in this course if you do not wish to.    

We can supply you with a buoyancy aid if you don't own one.

Suggested clothing to wear  

Chandlerys where you can purchase sailing clothing - there are plenty of other outlets you can find by searching online but here is a few:

Sailboats      Purple Marine     Pinnell and Bax      Rooster Sailing       Wetsuit Outlet