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.
Adult Sailing Taster Session
These sessions are for beginners who want a taste of sailing in a boat on your own under the tuition of one of our qualified Instructors the ideal place to start if you are looking to do a qualification course.
Adult Sailing Improvers Session
The improver session runs on a Saturday morning, 10.30am – 12.30pm.
These sessions are for sailors with a qualification who want to continue to gain instruction each week to improve their skills.
Kids Club Sailing
If you are aged 8-14 years old and fancy giving sailing a try, Kids Club is the place for you!
Join us for a 1½ hour taster session where we will get you on the water in a small sailing dingy.
This beginners session requires no prior experience, we provide all the equipment, just bring your swimming kit and an old pair of trainers to join in the fun.
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.