Wirral Sailing Centre

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.

Activities

To view our summer timetable click here.

  • Certificated courses for adults & juniors: RYA windsurfing, dinghy sailing & power boating; BCU kayaking.
  • Children’s holiday courses: certificated courses as above. Multi activity fun weeks.
  • Tasters: sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boards & power boating.
  • Group bookings: ideal for schools and youth groups.
  • Private tuition.
  • Children’s parties.
  • Splash! Fun on the water, age 6 – 8 years.
  • Ladies who Launch: sociable sailing & windsurfing for ladies.
  • Equipment hire.
  • Hilbre Explorer Boat Trip: an exciting 2 hour RIB trip to Hilbre Island.
  • Private craft: launch your own craft – daily, seasonal & annual licences.

 

Club Nights

  • Windsurfing & sailing (adults/older teens) Monday 6pm – 8pm.
  • Kayaking (juniors) Tuesday 4.30 pm – 7.30pm.
  • Windsurfing (juniors) Wednesday 4.30pm – 7.30pm.
  • Sailing (juniors) Friday 5pm – 8pm.
  • T15 (youth windsurf coaching & racing) Friday 5pm – 8pm.

NB Club times change late season. Contact centre for details. 

Facilities

  • Free parking for Sailing Centre users & lake licence holders.

  • Changing rooms.

  • Toilets & showers.

  • Lockers.

  • Use of wetsuits/buoyancy aids plus all equipment used on session.

Equipment Hire

SUP’s (stand up paddle boards) are available to hire in light winds to those who have taken a taster.

Dinghies, windsurf boards & rigs and kayaks are available for hire to those who have NGB certification (minimum RYA L2 or Stage 3, BCU L2.)

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Sailing Centre Opening Hours

MonthTime
April9am - 5pm
May9am - 8pm
June - August9am - 8:30pm
September9am - 8pm
October - March9am - 5pm
Wirral Sailing Centre is open Monday - Sunday throughout the year.

Course Prices

ACTIVITYADULTJUNIOR
Taster Session (3 hours)£35£30
SUP Taster (2 hours)£25£20
2 Day Course£142.50£100
5 Day Course£350£235
Half Day Week CourseNot Applicable£115
Dee Tours£40£30* (60+ also)

Club Nights Prices

CLUB NIGHTSACTIVITYADULTJUNIOR
Monday 6pm - 8pmWindsurfing & Sailing£18N/A
Tuesday 4.30pm - 6.30pmKayaking N/A£12
Wednesday 4.30pm - 7.30pmWindsurfingN/A£12
Thursday 6pm - 8pmWindsurfing & Sailing£18N/A
Friday 5pm - 8pmSailing N/A£12

Booking Prices

ACTIVITYPRICE
Ladies who Launch£18
Splash (6-8 years) £13
Log Hours/Hire (Book 2 hours get 3rd hour free)£8 (per 1/2 hour)
Powerboating (2 hours)£220
Group Bookings£7.50 (per hour - min 2 hours)
Children's Parties (minimum 6 children)£90
Private Tuition£30pp (additional person 1/2 price)
First Aid (1 Day)£75

Lake Licence Costs

ACTIVITYANNUAL (1st April - 31st March)SEASONAL (1st April - 30th September)SEASONAL (1st October - 31st March)DAY/EVE
Sail Boats£171.15 (25% - £128.35)£142.80 (25% - £107.10)£103.95 (25% - £77.95)£12.60/£7.35
Sailboards£171.15£142.80£103.95£12.60/£7.35
Rowboat/Canoes/SUP£121.80£99.75£78.75£10.50/£6.30

Affiliations

Wirral Sailing Centre is:

Contact

Wirral Sailing Centre
South Parade
West Kirby
Wirral
CH48 0QG

Tel: 0151 929 7707

Email: wirralsailingcentre@wirral.gov.uk

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