Windsurfing

The Phoenix Outdoor Centre has a fleet of Rio Armor Tech boards with Tushingham rigs in a range of sizes and offers a youth windsurfing “Learn to Windsurf” course linked to the RYA Stage 1 / 2 of the Youth Windsurfing Scheme and “RYA Start Windsurfing” of the National Windsurfing Scheme for adults. We can also tailor sessions to suit schools and colleges – see below.

We operate Supervised Sailing, Windsurfing and SUP boarding on Thursday evenings (from Easter to September) between 5pm – 8pm for OnBoard groups and all participants of our courses to allow progression and training between courses. We can also help you to link with one of the Sailing Clubs on the Welsh Harp.


NEW FOR 2018 – FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Let us organise a session just for you and your family (min. age 9) learning one of our water sports. Bring up to 6 family members for some fun afloat, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing or SUP boarding. Contact us for some suitable dates and a booking form.

Cost from £200 per 3 hour session for up to 6 people.


SCHOOLS, GROUPS & COLLEGES

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“Schools & Colleges RYA Youth Windsurfing Stage 1” This course is based on 3 x 2hr sessions for up to 6 students to 1 instructor. At the end of this introductory course, you will have a basic understanding of how a windsurfer sails and some experience of steering and tacking the board. The cost of the course includes the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Logbook and Stage 1 Certification. We would recommend the purchase of the RYA book “Go Windsurfing” for ages 7-12, as supplementary reading for the course.

“Schools & Colleges RYA Youth Windsurfing Stage 2” This course is based on 3 x 2hr sessions for up to 6 students. At the end of Stage 2, you will have a range practical skills and background knowledge on your quest to become a confident windsurfer. The cost of the course includes the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Certification. We would recommend the purchase of the RYA Youth Windsurfing Scheme Logbook G11 (you should already have this from the “RYA Stage 1” course) and RYA book “Go Windsurfing” for ages 7-12, as supplementary reading for the course.

Download our Phoenix Outdoor Centre – Schools & Groups Prices – 2018 or for more details and bookings contact:

Centre Activities Manager – Mark Underwood – 07854 655 968 / mark@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk

Centre Organiser – Phil Atkinson – 07837 585798 / phil@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk


YOUTH COURSES

Youth Windsurfing courses for the public are run through Camp Phoenix school holiday sessions. You can find out more by downloading the Camp Phoenix 2018 flyer or book a course by clicking here.


STARTER & TASTER SESSIONS 2018

We are running a series of Starter and Taster Sessions in Kayaking and Sailing throughout the season, plus in May Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding  – these are an ideal way to try out a new sport, before signing up to a course.

PUSH THE BOAT OUT & GO CANOEING WEEK

The Phoenix Canoe Club and Outdoor Centre in association with Royal Yachting Association “Push the Boat Out” & British Canoeing “National Go Canoeing Week”, are running a weekend of “Starter Sessions” in Kayaking, Sailing, Windsurfing and SUP boarding on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2018 for anyone from age 9-99.

KAYAK ~ SAIL ~ WINDSURF ~ SUP

The cost for the session is £15 per person for kayaking, SUP’ing, sailing or windsurfing. All sessions must be pre-booked and paid for online. Please arrive 20 minutes before the session starts to book in and get changed and allow a similar time afterwards. We will supply dinghy or windsurfer, SUP board, kayak and paddles plus cagoule and buoyancy aid. You will be in a coached group for the whole session.

Saturday 12th May 2018              Sunday 13th May 2018

Session 1 – 10.30–12.00pm          Session 1 – 10.30–12.00pm

Session 2 – 12.30 – 2.00pm          Session 2 – 12.30 – 2.00pm

Session 3 – 2.30 – 4.00pm            Session 3 – 2.30 – 4.00pm

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

Starter Sessions – Kayak – Sail – Windsurf – SUP

KAYAKING & SAILING TASTER SESSIONS

We are running Kayaking &/or Sailing Taster Sessions throughout the season. The cost is £15 per person for for a 1.5 hour session. All sessions must be pre-booked and paid for online.

Please arrive 20 minutes before the session starts to book in and get changed and allow a similar time afterwards. We will supply dinghy or windsurfer, SUP board, kayak and paddles plus cagoule and buoyancy aid. You will be in a coached group for the whole session.

Taster Session Dates:

Sunday 15th April 2018 – 2.30 – 4.00pm

For May dates see “Starter Sessions” above.

Sunday 24th June 2018 – 2.30 – 4.00pm

Sunday 26th August 2018 – 2.30 – 4.00pm

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

Kayak & Sailing Taster Courses 2018

SILVER SUNDAY KAYAK OR SAIL TASTER

In association with the London Borough of Barnet, we are running a kayaking (or open canoe) or sailing taster session for anyone over the age of 55. The 1.5 hour session is £15 and can be booked and paid for online by clicking on the blue button below. Please arrive 20 minutes before the start time to allow time to register and get changed.

Our Silver Sunday tasters are being held on Sunday 30th September 2018 from 2.30 – 4.00pm

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

Silver Sunday Kayak & Sail Tasters

For all Starter & Taster sessions you will need to bring:

  • T shirt or sweat shirt
  • Shorts or tracksuit trousers
  • Old trainers, sandals or wetsuit boots (no Crocs, wellies or slip-ons)
  • Hat / suntan lotion if sunny
  • Towel
  • Dry clothes to go home in
  • Money for drinks / snacks
  • WebCollect printed booking voucher

We will supply all specialized equipment plus cagoule and buoyancy aid. You will be in a coached group for the whole session.

For more information contact:

mark@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk – Sailsport

phil@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk – Paddlesport

Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (parents can be on or off the water)  Spaces are limited – first come, first served.

View our 2018 Brochure


ADULT COURSES

RYA Windsurfing Level 1

Our RYA Start Windsurfing course is ideal for complete beginners.  The syllabus teaches you the basics of windsurfing using the right equipment. At the end of the course you will be able to sail to a chosen point on the water and return to where you started from in light winds.  After the course, you can join in the supervised windsurfing sessions on a Thursday evening (Easter to September) or we can link you up to the Welsh Harp Sailing Club windsurfing section to continue with racing or recreational windsurfing.

Course A – Weekend 2nd and 3rd June 2018 – Sat – 10.00am to 5.00pm / Sun – 11.00am to 5.00pm – £140

Course B – Weekend 22nd and 23rd Sept 2018 – Sat – 10.00am to 5.00pm / Sun – 11.00am to 5.00pm – £140

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

View our 2018 Brochure

To book onto the course, click on the blue button:
RYA Windsurfing Level 1


 

 

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