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  • Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club offers a wide variety of sailing courses for adults (16+) and juniors (ages 7-17). Whether you're looking for relaxing cruising or to hone your competitive racing, learn to sail in Surrey and West London.
    Our sailing courses combine the excitement of sailing with the laid-back atmosphere you'll only get at a friendly sailing club such as Island Barn. At the end of the sailing course, you will be invigorated, relaxed and smiling! And you'll take away a skill for life.

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    This section gives information about our dinghy courses and powerboat training courses and scroll down further to find useful training guides!


    Adult Sailing (RYA Level 1 & 2) - TrySail
    The Tuesday night TrySail is the perfect opportunity to try out sailing and get a relaxed and sociable taster of the sport following the RYA Level 1 & 2 programme. Learn to sail at a low cost, less than £15 per session. This includes the RYA qualifications and 3 months membership of the sailing club!

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    Junior Sailing School
    The Junior Sailing School offers sailing instruction every summer Sunday afternoon for complete beginners up to skilled racers, with ages ranging from 7 to 17, in a safe, friendly, environment. Instruction is given in single handed Oppies, Toppers, Laser 4.7s, Laser Radials and double handed Fevas. No previous experience is need to join in and learn to sail.
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    Adult Improve your sailing and racing skills - TryRace
    For those sailors who have completed the TrySail or simply want to improve thier sailing skills and confidence then our new TryRace course offers all the training needed to take you to the finish line of a sailing race.

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    Professional courses from Keep Sailing

    Professional RYA Courses from Keep Sailing
    IBRSC work with Keep Sailing to deliver fun and informative courses aimed at both junior summer sailing and instructor training. The junior summer holiday courses are a great opportunity for kids to get on the water and learn new skills while having an action-packed week. Keep Sailing also cover a wide range of adult and Instructor training courses across the dinghy scheme throughout the year.
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    RYAPower Boat (and First Aid) Courses
    The RYA National Sailing Scheme is a series of courses for adults (16+) enabling progression from complete beginner to advanced power boat driver in safe and enjoyable environment.   Our courses have been designed to help you enjoy and safely controll a powerboat and they are taught by qualified RYA instructors
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    Laser Autumn Race Training 
    Adult Intermediate Racing 
    Youth Laser and Topper Winter Saturday Coaching 
    RYA FIRST AID COURSE - 5th March 2022 
    Become a RYA RACE COACH LEVEL 2 - December 4th and 5th 
    October Half Term Sailing Courses From Keep Sailing 
    Summer holiday youth sailing program from Keep Sailing 
    RYA Intermediate Racing Course 
    One to one personal tuition 
    Sailing Tips and Guides 
    Learn To Sail - Adult Courses 
    Keep Sailing - Professional Coaching at IBRSC 
    Junior Race Coaching Courses 
    Adult TRYRACE 
    Adult RYA Powerboat & First Aid Courses 
    How To Use the Radios 
    Outboard Engines Care And Feeding 
    Resue Hints 
    IBRSC Training Faq 
    Junior Sailing School 
    Adult TrySail (RYA Course)