Norfolk Broads Yacht Club maintains a high standard of sail training, power boat courses and mentoring for members and non-members throughout the year, running both mid-week & weekends. There is something for all ages & abilities.
Please find below important course information and dates for your 2023 diary. Our courses will be bookable online via WebCollect throughout the year, and details will be released in due course. To view current available courses click here
Thursday 11th May for six weeks – Junior Beginners Course – This course is suitable for those children with little or no sailing experience – we will be offering 6 weeks of ‘after school’ sessions, teaching the basics of sailing. Working towards the Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 1 and 2. Starting Thursday 11th May, 4pm – 6.30pm for six weeks – 18th & 25th May, 8th, 15th & 22nd June. Members price £150 for six sessions (ages 8 and over only) Book here
31st May & 1st June – Junior Race Training – Junior Members join us for this two day Junior Training during half term! 9.30am until 3.30pm. We are offering Race Training for stages 3 and above in preparation for the NBYC Junior Regatta on Friday 2nd June – entries for the Junior Regatta can be found here. You can use your own boat or hire a Club Boat for these training days (please contact the Office should you wish to hire a Club boat) Book here
31st May & 1st June – Fun in Feva’s Training – Junior Members join us for this two day Fun in Feva’s training during half term! 9.30am until 3.30pm. No need to provide your own boat, we will provide the Club Feva’s. £60pp and suitable for anyone that’s passed their RYA stage 3. Book here
Saturday 1st July – Emergency First Aid at Work – This one day course is perfect for those who wish to become an Instructor. The course covers emergency first aid at work and includes drowning, cold water shock, hypothermia, seasickness, Weill’s disease and blue green algae. £75 for NBYC members. Book here
Saturday 8th July – RYA Assistant Instructor Course – We are delighted to offer the AI Course on Saturday 8th July 2023, this will be your theory day. All practical assessments will be undertaken during the first Cadet Week so you must be available from the 31st July until 4th August also. Times tbc. Book here
31st July to 4th August – Cadet Week 1 – will be available to book mid May, following the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, for age 8+. Water Rats (beginner sailors) groups for age 7’s. Member price £150 (course only) – To include food for the week £185pp
7th to 11th August – Cadet Week 2 – will be available to book mid May, following the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, for age 8+. Member price £150 (course only) – To include food for the week £185pp
23rd & 24th September PB2 Course – Instructor – James Owen, Course content: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard. Ability after course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of the craft. £160 for members Book here
14th October – RYA Dinghy Instructor Course pre-entry assessment – A pre-requisite of the DI Course, for those who have booked a space on the DI Course
21st to 25th October RYA Dinghy Instructor – to book click here For experienced sailors who wish to become Dinghy Instructors. Course delivered by Mark Elson. Member price £325 | Non member price £375
121 Training – Available on request
2021/2022 saw a rise in number of members wanting 121 training with our Chief Instructor Ruth Owen. Ruth is now back from maternity leave (yay!), we also can have a team of qualified Instructors and experienced volunteers to help get you the training you require! Training can be tailor made to your requirements and delivered in your own boat or a Club boat.
Please click here to complete and submit an enquiry form. A member of the Training Team will be in touch to discuss available dates with you.
Junior Saturday Sailing – click here to book
Saturday Sailing will continue throughout 2023 and is offered to our Junior member sailors who have completed RYA Stage 1 and who are aged 8 or above. These fun sessions allow time to progress your sailing skills, learn new things and have fun with your friends. If the weather is not favourable for on -the- water training we will, where possible, offer land-based tuition instead. Training can be in your own boat or you can hire a NBYC Topper or Opi.
Prices: £7.50 with own boat, £12.50 with Club boat hire. Please book your spaces, in advance
If you don’t see the course you are interested in within the available list please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest and join the waiting list