To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Wirral Sailing Centre

South Parade
West Kirby
Wirral
Merseyside
CH48 0QG

Tel: 0151 625 3292

Wirral Sailing Centre

About

Wirral Sailing Centre is based at West Kirby Marine Lake and offers a full range of water sport activities, with courses available for all ages and levels of experience.
The ideal place to indulge your adventurous side, this 52 acre lake is totally enclosed and mainly non-tidal, making it an exceptionally safe facility and a perfect environment for learning.
Our friendly instructors are fully qualified to teach according to the methods set down by the Royal Yachting Association and British Canoe Union.

Tasters – available for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and power boating.

This 3 hour “have a go” session will give you the opportunity to see what sailing, windsurfing or kayaking is all about and in a safe, fun environment. (NB Power boat and stand up paddle board tasters are 2 hours in length.)

Adult: £35.00
Junior: £30.00

RYA Courses – sailing, windsurfing and powerboating; BCU courses - kayaking

We offer a great range of two day courses for both adults and juniors.
Beginner’s courses cover basic skills and provide the perfect introduction to all the above sports. These are our most popular courses and run regularly throughout the season.

Intermediate courses are designed for those who have mastered the basics and who want to further their skills and knowledge e.g. Day Sailing (dinghy cruising on the Dee Estuary.)

2 Day Courses - Adult: £135.00
2 Day Courses - Junior: £95.00 

2 Day Powerboating Course: £200.00

5 day courses are also available for any of the above programmes. A great way for children to spend the summer holidays!
Private Tuition is also available – to discuss your personal requirements, please contact the Sailing Centre.

5 day courses Adult: £330 and Juniors £230

Clubs

We operate several clubs:

Adult Open Night – Monday evenings (Windsurfing/Sailing)

Junior Kayaking – Tuesday afternoons (after school)
Junior Windsurfing – Wednesday afternoons (after school)
Junior Sailing – Friday afternoons (after school)

A minimum standard of sailing is required. Please contact the Sailing Centre for more detail.

Splash!

For children aged 6 – 8 years; a fun filled session for our younger customers!

£12.50


Children’s parties

Tired of the same old children’s parties? Why not try something different and celebrate your child’s birthday with a watersports party!
Included are two hours of your chosen activity, fully supervised and under safe instruction, and use of a private room for an hour to provide refreshments for your guests.

Groups

Ideal for Schools, Scouts and Guides, Youth Groups or just fun with friends. A competitive block booking rate is available – please phone for details.

Hilbre Explorer Boat Trips

A two hour voyage of discovery on the Dee Estuary, with the opportunity to see Hilbre Island from a different perspective. The trips operate on our seaworthy 6.3 metre RIB (powerboat). Although not guaranteed, you are likely to see Atlantic Grey Seals, which are inquisitive and often pop up to swim around the boat! Go to Boat Trips at Wirral Sailing Centre page -www.visitwirral.com/site/attractions-and-activities/boat-trips-at-wirral-sailing-centre-p286781

All the above activities operate to a strict set of safety guidelines.
The Centre provides all of the specialist equipment required for your course, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids. All you need to bring is suitable swimwear to wear under a wetsuit, a pair of old trainers to wear when on the water and your shower stuff. Sun cream is also recommended.

Please contact the above number for up to date information and prices.

Ladies who Launch

This is a relaxed and sociable session for ladies who would like to sail & windsurf. We have a mix of experience & beginners are welcome.

During the holidays the session runs 5.00-7.30 pm on Wednesdays; during term time it’s 10.00-12.30 on Wednesdays.

£18 per session and anyone wishing to join should contact the centre in advance (0151 625 3292.)

 

Affliliations: RYA and AALA.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the signs for West Kirby Marine Lake
from West Kirby town centre. Nearest road is Dee Lane
Postcode is CH48 0QG

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is West Kirby opposite Dee Lane
West Kirby is well served by buses. Call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

TripAdvisor

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)

What's Nearby

  1. West Kirby Arts Centre

    Independent arts venue with a range of events

    0.37 miles away
  2. West Kirby Marine Lake

    Surrounded by water on three sides and with strong breezes from the Irish Sea, Wirral is...

    0.71 miles away
  3. Royal Liverpool Golf Club

    Planning on testing your golfing ability at the amazing Royal Liverpool Golf Club in...

    1.08 miles away
  1. Caldy Golf Club

    The Caldy Golf Club provides a unique combination of seaside and parkland golf.

    1.88 miles away
  2. Hilbre Islands

    Hilbre Islands consist of three tidal islands lying at the mouth of the Dee Estuary -...

    2.06 miles away
  3. Carr Farm Garden Centre

    Garden Centre with coffee shop and shopping.

    2.43 miles away
  4. Wirral Country Park

    Wirral Country Park features around a 12 Mile footpath following the line of the old West...

    2.62 miles away
  5. Shore Cottage Studio

    Art courses within the idyllic setting of Thurstaston Beach at Shore Cottage Studio

    2.68 miles away
  6. Heswall Golf Club

    Heswall Golf course is one the best. It was founded in 1903, positioned in Wirral.

    5.39 miles away
  7. Prenton Golf Club

    Prenton provides a challenging parkland course that welcomes all visitors.

    6.04 miles away
  8. Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

    Located outside the centre of Birkenhead, the Williamson Art Gallery stands at the core...

    6.14 miles away
  9. Wallasey Golf Club

    Overlooking Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea and open to the elements, a true test set...

    6.24 miles away
  10. St Hilarys Church

    St Hilary's is the old parish church of Wallasey. There are not many churches dedicated...

    6.28 miles away
  11. Brimstage Hall Courtyard

    Located across the River Mersey in picturesque Wirral is Brimstage Village, steeped in...

    6.36 miles away
  12. Birkenhead Park

    Birkenhead Park is an idealised countryside landscape of open meadows, natural woodland...

    6.38 miles away
  13. Pyramids Shopping Centre

    At the Pyramids Shopping Centre you can shop in style and comfort and enjoy a vast range...

    6.78 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Search Again

Type
Area
Keyword

Other Websites

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss