Junior Sailing Lessons at the Royal Anglesey Yacht Club

We run Junior sailing lessons using our RS Feva XLs here at the RAYC, our lessons begin in May and run through to the end of our sailing season in September. For more information or to book a place, please contact us via email: steviescanlan@aol.com

  • The sessions hosted by RYA Registered Senior Instructors
  • Beginners will tackle stages 1 and 2 of the RYA syllabus
  • Intermediates will work on stages 3 and 4 of the RYA syllabus
  • Develop on-the-water skills and seamanship over the course of the sessions.
  • Boats used will be RS Fevas (double handed boats).
  • As well as teaching the basics of sailing, the sessions are designed to be fun, build confidence and respect for the water and the environment around us.
  • We will run a session even if the weather is too bad to go on the water, you will be notified by email in advance and a theory session will be held at the RAYC club house, 6-7 Green Edge, Beaumaris.
  • Children will be expected to be on time, help rig launch recover and put boats away before going home, they will also be required to pay attention and want to learn.  We reserve the right to exclude any child who misbehaves as this disrupts the rest of the group and can be dangerous.
  • Meet at 18:00 at the entrance to the Dinghy Park on the Green in Beaumaris – just outside the RNLI Lifeboat station.


  • Junior Membership is £30 for the year, £10.00 per session
  • Membership covers full insurance, safety cover and full use of club facilities.
  • The junior membership fee shall be waived if a parent is already a member of the RAYC.

Equipment needed

All children will need a long wet suit, wet suit shoes or boots (trainers will also work) socks and a correctly fitted buoyancy aid. Helmets and cags are optional.  We have a very limited number of buoyancy aids and helmets available for children to borrow if you do not have one, We also have some wet suits in various sizes so please ask well ahead if you need one as they will need trying on before the sessions.  Please let us know at time of booking.

Junior Sailing Dates – 2023

Tuesday 2nd May – Intro session, rigging etc. Afloat if we have water and conditions are right (we will email ahead of the session)

Monday 15th May     

Tuesday 30th May

Monday 12th June   

Monday 26th June   

Monday 10th July    

Monday 24th July   Theory session, Possible regatta prep.

31st July – 12th August Menai strait Regattas – no junior lessons but this event is fun and open to all so please put it in your diary as we hope that some interested juniors could take part.

Monday 14th August   

Tuesday 29th August

Monday 11th September    Possible earlier start due to light. End of season race.

Monday 25th September Party and prizegiving in the RAYC.