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.

Why not check out our amazing other activities!

  • 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.

Price List

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

Affiliations

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Contact

Wirral Sailing Centre
South Parade
West Kirby
Wirral
CH48 0QG

Tel: 0151 929 7707

Email: wirralsailingcentre@wirral.gov.uk

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