Our 120 acre lake, situated at the foot of the Pennines, offers spectacular views and reliable winds – an ideal sailing venue for all ability levels.
Hollingworth Lake Adventure & Water Activity Centre offers complete beginner sessions for both adult and children, or courses for beginners to more advanced sailors and instructors who are looking for qualifications.
All courses are run to the guidelines and recommendations of the Royal Yachting Association, the governing body for sailing in Great Britain.
For more information or to book, see the individual activities or submit an enquiry via the form below.
Drascombe Sailing Taster Sessions
Fancy sailing but don’t want to go it alone? One of our instructors will take you out in our Drascombe Sailing boat, a stable and easy to sail boat for six people so you can take the helm with back up on board.
Participants must be at least one metre tall and under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.Book here
FunBoat Sailing Taster Sessions
Come and try our new (to us) FunBoats! The clue is in the name, these small nippy boats will let you experience the thrill of sailing on your own or in a two all in one hour.
Participants must be at least one metre tall and under 16s must be accompanied by an adultBook here
Ladies Only Sailing Sessions
Does the thought of wearing a wetsuit put you off learning to sail? Not any longer – just wear warm comfy clothes and old trainers and have a go at sailing in a boat with one of our instructors.
During this 90 minute session you will learn how to steer the boat and control the speed with the added safety of an instructor on board at all times.Book online
Adult Sailing Courses
Our adult sailing courses enable you to work towards RYA qualifications in both single-handed and double-handed sailing.Find out more
Kids Club Sailing
Hollingworth Lake Activity Club runs sailing, windsurfing and kayaking sessions every Saturday from 10:00 – 11.30, for children and young people aged 8-17 years old.Click here to go to Hollingworth Lake Activity Club’s website
Private Tuition 1:1 or 2:1
Our qualified instructor and coaches can offer private sessions tailored to meet your needs – ideal for everyone from beginners to the advanced.
Available in 1:1 or 2:1 tuition.
Whether you’re looking to start out in Sailing or looking for top tips on how to improve, you can book a private lesson for one person or two.
Private sessions can be booked in 1 hour slots.
To enquire about prices and availability, call the centre on 01706 370499 or fill in the enquiry form below.