Welcome to the Army Inshore Sailing Training Centre (South)

The army inshore sail training centre in the heart of chichester harbour

The Army Inshore Sail Training Centre (South) is on Baker barracks, Thorney Island in Chichester harbour, on the south coast of the England. This allows the Centre to sail in Chichester Harbour, or windsurf and kitesurf at a premier site off Hayling Island. The Centre is an Army Sailing Association (ASA) affiliated training centre and anyone attending a course at the centre must be a personal member of the ASA. You can join by following the membership directions on the ASA website.

Starting in the spring the Centre delivers the practical courses in dinghy sailing (including keelboat and multi-hull), windsurfing, powerboating and kitesurfing from basic courses to Instructor awards. On light wind days we run Stand Up Paddleboard courses for those at the Centre for no extra cost. These courses go through to late Autumn.

We provide excellent equipment across the disciplines and all hire costs are included in the course fee.

The centre is also open for recreational sailing at weekends during the season. Please contact the Centre for details.

The Centre uses the national governing bodies of the Royal Yachting Association, British Stand Up Paddleboard Association and the British Kite Sports Association to ensure it provides internationally recognised courses. All course publications and certificate costs are included in the course fees.

ASA Membership £10 per annum (Direct Debit)

Practical Courses:

Dinghy, Windsurfing

£25 (2 day course) £50 (5 day course) + accommodation if needed

Power-boating

£100 + accommodation if required

Multi- Activity package

£10 per day per head + accommodation if required

Kite-surfing

£50 to £100 ) + accommodation if required

Instructor Courses

Ranging from £50 to £100 + accommodation if required

Theory Courses

RYA First Aid

£40

Marine VHF Radio SRC

£100

Interactive Online Course

Safe & Fun Safeguarding

£7

Professional Practices and responsibilities

£30

Marine VHF (SRC) less practical

£40

Essential Navigation & Seamanship

£55

CEVNI Test

£15

Cruising Instructor pre-course assessment

£5

Accommodation Fees:

Bed space

£6 per night

Twin room

£25

Twin Room 3 bed room en-suite

£25

5 bed family room

£35

Contact the CentreLearn to sail with the best RYA qualified instructors

Jed Cunningham
Centre Manager
Glebe House
Church Road
Thorney Island
Emsworth
Hampshire
PO10 8DS

Mob: 07516 001776
Tel: (Civ): 01243 388315
Mil: 94295 8315
Enquiries: sailarmy@btconnect.com

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