Grangewaters outdoor centre

Sailing courses

Grangewaters is a RYA recognised training centre.

The RYA – Royal Yachting Association – is the national body for dinghy, yacht and motor cruising, all forms of sail racing, rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) and sports boats, windsurfing and personal watercraft.

You can learn to sail at Grangewaters by signing-up for our courses.

RYA National Sailing Scheme

Our 2-day courses cost £165 to join. Minimum age for taking part is 16 years-old.

Course dates:

  • Start Sailing, level 1 – 4-5 May 2019
  • Basic Skills – 19-20 October 2019

RYA Youth Sailing Scheme

Our 2-day courses for young people cost £80 to join. Minimum age for taking part is 8 years-old.

Course dates:

  • Stage 1 – 30-31 May 2019
  • Stage 1 – 14-15 September 2019
  • Stage 2 – 28-29 October 2019

You must book your place in advance. Contact us for more details and to join a course.

Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre
Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS

: 01708 855 228

: grangewaters@thurrock.gov.uk

The centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and for pre-booked activities at weekends.

Our office is open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, for bookings and enquiries.