What’s on offer?

Taster Day – a taster day will include boat familiarisation, and a few hours on the water.  You will learn the basics of sailing and be involved in sail handling and helming (steering) the boat. This is an ideal session for someone who is new to sailing. Prices start from £ 65 pp

Three generations of the Needham family having a grand old time.
Three generations of the Needham family having a grand old time.

Race Training Day – a race training day will include boat familiarisation, a breakdown of positions on the boat and their responsibilities.  Each crew member will perform duties in each position through various manoeuvres.  The day will finish with a debrief.  Crew members will work towards proficiency in a particular position within the crew.  This is an ideal session for someone with sailing experience looking to develop racing skills and/or racing with BOOM .   Prices start from £ 65 pp per day for details please see our booking calendar or contact us for details.

Cruises – we aim to provide as rich an experience of yacht cruising as possible to our clients.  We hope to include at least one night at anchor, and experience different marinas, however the weather will always play a part and we will tailor the itinerary in consideration of the abilities of those on board. You will be an integral part of the crew and be completely involved in the running of the boat. Prices start from £ 105 pp per day for details please see our booking calendar or contact us for details.

Races/Regattas – With a variety of races available through the season varying in time and distance BOOM race to win, but more importantly we race to bring out the best in ourselves.  We will push the boat hard, and we will push ourselves hard, but always remember this is about enjoyment.   Prices start from £ 105 pp per day for details please see our booking calendar or contact us for details.

Day Skipper Practical, Competent Crew and Powerboat courses – Tuition and qualifications can greatly improve your enjoyment. Clipping another boat in the marina, going aground, or passage making at the wrong time can seriously dampen the spirits or worse! Providing both Sail and Powerboat courses  and own boat tuition if required.  If you’re hungry to learn we’ll provide a feast! For details please see our booking calendar or contact us for details.

Day Skipper / Yacht Master shore based courses – we link in with ‘North West Sailing’ a recognised RYA Training Centre for all RYA navigation and specialist theory courses, please visit their website from here: Recognised RYA Training Centre for Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Theory.

You will find details of when the various events take place on our ‘Booking‘ page alternatively if you are unsure of what will be right for you please don’t hesitate to drop us a line at info@boomsailing.co.uk

Foul Weather Gear Hire –  Having the right gear will greatly enhance your experience.  We offer Jacket and Salopettes  (£ 5 per day – minimum period 2 days)