Upper Thames Sailing Club



Training at the Upper Thames Sailing Club

UTSC is an RYA training centre with RYA Champion Club status giving us extra coaching help and benefits for our youth and junior sailors.
Our youth squad coaching runs once a month on a Saturday afternoon.
We run lots of adult courses and offer nearly all levels of the RYA Youth scheme.
Dinghy and powerboat courses are run throughout the year and you can book these through our training co-ordinator.

Anyone who would like to learn to sail, learn to race, try a new class of boat or just improve their skills should consider the training available at UTSC.

Upper Thames sailing club is an excellent and safe place for people of all ages to learn to sail with our RYA qualified instructors.
We offer a wide range of courses and club boats are available to train in.
You can also try a new class of boat, learn to race or just brush up on your skills.
We also offer informal training and fun sailing so come and join us!!

In 2017 we are running these courses:


Training Calendar here



RYA Adult Start to Sail (level 1 & 2) course

RYA Adult Basic Skills (level 2) course 

RYA Youth Sailing (stage 1 & 2) course

RYA Youth Sailing (stage 3 & 4) course

RYA OnBoard training sessions for local schools 


Volvo Youth Squad Coaching

RYA Powerboat level 1 & 2 course

RYA Safety Boat courses

RYA First Aid

Easter RYA Youth Stage 1-3


Please note that training is intended primarily for UTSC members but we welcome people from outside the club on our sailing courses for a small additional charge. Members of other sailing clubs are also able to participate where space permits for a small additional charge.


For training and course information please contact