Last updated:

8th April 2024

Sailing Weeks Holiday Clubs

Splash into action with a series of water based activities at the Dinton Activity Centre.

man on the lake sailing


These activities are a great opportunity to keep fit, make new friends and develop water confidence.  

  • No prior experience or qualifications needed for most activities

  • Helmets and buoyancy aids provided
  • Car parking free 15min drop off

We can't always guarantee that the programme won't change, sometimes at very short notice, due to matters outside of our control. We will be running the below activities for ages 8+.

 Before you visit Booking Terms and Conditions 

Wondering which course is right for you or what's next? It's as simple as following the routes below to sailing excellence.

dinton sailing flow chart
Progress flow chart of the sailing courses at Dinton Activity Centre

Junior Sailing Weeks

Ages 8-13 | 9:30-4:30 | 4-day or 5-day course | School Holidays 

We are running our full RYA Junior Sailing Program from Stages 1 to 4 including advanced modules.

Progress through the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Youth Sailing Scheme. Over these weeks progress through the syllabus to work up from a beginner level to more advanced techniques and bigger boats.

Book Junior Sailing Stage 1 Book Junior Sailing Stage 2 Book Junior Sailing Stage 3 Book Junior Sailing Stage 4 

After this you can progress onto the advanced course. Scroll down to find out more.

Teen Sailing Weeks

Ages 13-17 | 10.00am – 4.30pm | 4-day or 5-day course | School Holidays

This course is specifically focused towards sailing for teenagers. Participants will work towards the RYA National Sailing Scheme, covering Level 1 or Level 2 on alternate weeks.

Book Teen Sailing Week Level 1 Book Teen Sailing Week Level 2 Book Teen Sailing Week Level 3

Advanced Dinghy Sailing courses

Age 13+ | 10:00am-5pm |  4-day or 5-day course | School Holidays 

This course is designed to give you a start into the world of seamanship skills and spinnaker sailing. Guiding you through everything from anchoring to rigging a spinnaker and how to use it out on the water. Ideal for those looking to get some extra speed and power out of their boat. Age 13+. Prerequisites: RYA Stage 4 / Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Book Junior Stage 5 Advanced Week Book Teen Level 4 Advanced Week

Paying by Childcare Vouchers

For more information and a full list of accepted child care voucher providers, please read the Affordable Fun Child Care Vouchers and Discounts document (PDF). In it are all the codes you need to link your childcare vouchers to us.


We know that keeping your children and teenagers active and entertained can get expensive. We offer a range of discounts to make booking with us more affordable. These are automatically applied when you pay.

  • Save 10% when you book 2 or more participants onto the same junior course