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Give your racing skills a boost with our Sail Racing Boot camp.  3 days of intense training delivered by experienced coaches working on key skills for racing. 

Skills will include:

  • Improving your boat control
  • Tacking/gybing technique

  • Upwind/downwind techniques + tactics

  • Start lines

  • Mark rounding

  • General race tactics + rules

  • Racing in Tide

  • Best practice techniques

  • Weather and tidal knowledge

The delivery will be a balance of core skills and race training exercises.

The Plas Menai team consists a very experienced team all very excited to welcome you to a weekend of full sailing emersion at our ultimate venue on the Menai Strait where every day the conditions are so different.

Private coaching is also available, for more information please visit our Private Tuition information

Plas Menai will provide all necessary personal protective clothing including wetsuits, waterproofs, buoyancy aids and helmets.

Please bring with you;

  • Swimming togs & towel

  • Footwear for on the water

  • 50p for locker

  • Warm clothes


Plas Menai fully supports the government guidelines on the current Covid-19 situation. Following Government advice, we have everything in place to operate safely and follow these guidelines.

  • Pre book your adventure online. Booking in advance is essential. We cannot accommodate walk in bookings.

  • A booking confirmation will be sent out to your email address including all information you will need before arriving at the centre.

  • Waivers are online only; a link will be included in your email confirmation for you to complete on your own computer or phone. If we do not receive a completed waiver from you and additional participants, we cannot take you on your activity.

  • Arrive 10 mins before your adventure start time and wait in your vehicle where your instructor will meet you.

  • If you have your own wetsuits it is preferable to bring them, if not, our instructors will allocate your wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet that will have all been cleaned within manufacturer guidelines.

During this time, we have had to adapt areas of our service to ensure staff and customers are kept safe. Find out how we are reopening safely here.


Course Information

Duration: 3 Days

Time: 0915-1700 

Minimum Standard: Need to be able to competently sail around a triangular course unaided and be able to come alongside a moored boat, and plenty of enthusiasm to want to get better at racing

Age: 10 - 18 Yrs


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