We provide a range of training to RYA standards and cover

  • Youth Stages 1 to 4
  • Adult Levels 1 and 2
  • Powerboat Level 1 and 2
  • Other courses and individual instruction are available on request at


    • Powerboat Courses

      • Level 1 Powerboat (Youth)  1 day   Cost £70 each
        • Dates as required (3 Persons )
      • Powerboat level 2   2 days Cost £200 pre person
        • Provisional date 2nd and 3rd September  (3 Persons)
    •  Youth Sailing

      • Training will be on a Tuesday  evening (starts 4th April ) and will be for Stages 1 to 4.
      • Cost will be £40 for a 6 weeks block.  Youths should be expected to move to next level after 2 blocks. New Training block starting 1st August
    • Adult Level 1 & 2 (approx. 16 hrs)

    • This will be over 2 days and will cost £150 per course

      Sailing / Powerboat Courses Current Dates

      • Level 1 : 5th and 6th August,  (2 days per course)
      • Level 2 : 5th and 6th August, (2 days per course)
      • Powerboat 2 : 2nd and 3rd September (2 Day Course)
  • Other dates to be added, please phone 07899942822 for specific date


Sail Training

Sailing tuition / improver lessons will be available for all levels on Saturday mornings  (weather permitting) please let me know if you are interested at

To take part in training you must be a member of Strathclyde Loch Sailing Club (see Home Page for current prices).

Boats, hire and costs

We have a range of boats for hire i.e. Picos, Topper, Lasers, Feva, Wayfarers and Bahia. These boats are for general use as well as training.

Once you have achieved a basic standard you can hire these boats for £6.00 per person for a two hour session.

Training Clothing

It is not necessary to purchase specialised clothing. To get started you can get by with:

  • Warm clothing (in light layers)
  • Fleece or sweatshirt
  • Shorts or lightweight trousers – NOT jeans
  • Windproof lightweight jacket
  • Warm hat and gloves particularly in cold weather
  • Lightweight nonslip footwear (e.g. Trainers )
  • Swim shorts, tee-shirt and sunblock if it is hot and sunny during the day
  • Wetsuit if you have one

Dress for the weather and remember the water is cold.

Other requirements:

  • Spare change of clothing (2 sets) and a towel as there is always a chance you may get wet
  • Buoyancy Aid. A few Buoyancy aids are available from the club and from Strathclyde Park reception
  • Wetsuits may be hired from Strathclyde Park reception

For the future it may be worth investing in:

  • Buoyancy Aid
  • Wetsuit / drysuit
  • Dinghy boots
  • Sailing gloves

Please feel free to ask for our help if buying anything expensive as we often know about the quality and availability of products

For any other info on training please contact Wilson on

You can view the latest edition of our Standard Operations Procedures by clicking the PDF link below.

Standard Operations Procedures (PDF)