Instructor Training

Here at Datchet we are always looking for dynamic new additions to our team of qualified sailing instructors.

We rely on the expertise of our excellent dinghy instructors to provide a seamless service to our students.

If you want to become a Dinghy Instructor there are some pre-requisites you need before booking yourself on to an RYA Dinghy Instructor Course. These are:

1. A valid RYA First Aid certificate

2. A Pre-entry assesment – These are bookable by contacting us at

3. A Power Boat Level 2 certificate

4.The RYA Safe and Fun certificate(an Introduction to child protection and safegaurding) “Click Here” to go to the on-line course page.

5. Purchase a Dinghy Instructor Hand Book (G14). This is not a pre-requisite but a must have when attending the course and available to buy at Datchet Water Sailing Club or on the RYA website.

If you’d like to be part of our team of instructors at Datchet you can book on one of the courses below or if you would like any more information please give us a call on 01753683872 or email

RYA Dinghy Instructor Course

30th March – 3rd April

RYA Dinghy Assistant Instructor Course

17th – 21st Feb

25th – 29th May