Desborough Sailing Club is an official Royal Yachting Association training centre 

2022 Sailing Courses:
  • Easter sailing course: 2x2 days between 11th and 14th of April 2022
  • Summer course: 2x2 days between 25th and 28th July 2022
Application forms are at the bottom of this page.
Club members having priority booking; a
pplications will be open to the public if places remain available.
New members always welcome and for information on membership, please contact the membership team.  
For further details on the courses, please email the training section
These courses are great fun! For students and instructors!
They are aimed at children and adults who would like to learn to sail or would like to improve their sailing skills, and many of our members first learnt to sail on one of these courses.

We offer the following courses:


We run only Two sailing courses per year
Our first SAILING course will be Easter 2020 (cancelled due to Covid-19 lockdown)
Our second SAILING course will be Summer 2020 (running with restrictions)

Note that because of current restrictions there will be small groups doing 2 Day courses on this occasion. Prices have been adjusted accordingly.
Price for members is £55
Price for non members £95 includes 3 months club membership, use of buoyancy aid, certificate and log book.
Course booking priority is given to members.

Courses available toMembers and non-members
Age limit for sailing courses8+
Age limit for powerboat courses13+
Residential coursesNo
ICC practical testNo
CEVNI test for inland ICCNo
Dinghies used for trainingLaser, Vision, Feva, Pico, Topper, Tera
Powerboats used for trainingWhaley, Rigiflex
Club open all yearYes
Dinghy hireMembers only
Powerboat hireNo
On-site chandleryNo
Windsurfing availableNo


Mark Pepall,
20 Feb 2022, 23:36
Mark Pepall,
20 Feb 2022, 23:36