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Trafford Watersports

If you just want to have a go at our watersports for fun you can make waves with hourly boat hire.

Boat Hire

If you just want to have a go at our watersports for fun you can make waves with hourly boat hire.

Boat hire is available weekends, bank holidays and school holidays during centre opening times, no advanced booking is required but please be aware that availability may be limited during busy times. We’ll kit you out with paddles and buoyancy aids and get you started.
Canoe Hire – £15 per hour
Sit-on-Top kayak – £10 per hour
Katakanu (max 6 people) – £20 per hour

Stand-Up-Paddleboard – £15 per hour

Rowing Boats – £20 per hour

 

Launch Your Own / Paddlesports

For those with their own equipment, we have facilities for launching

Sit on tops kayaks, open canoes and stand up paddleboards are welcome.
Day Ticket – £6.00 per craft
10 Launch Card – £45.00

 

Windsurfing

Day Ticket – £12.00 per board
10 Launch Card – £90.00

Sailing Dinghies Day Ticket – £20.00 per dinghy
10 Launch Card – £150.00

Sale Water Ski Club

Sale Water Ski Club is a small club run on a voluntary basis located in Manchester. Find out more at www.salewaterskiclub.co.uk

 

Open Water Swimming

Open Swim UK run 4 sessions of open water swimming every week between May and September at Sale Water Park. Find out more at open swim.org.uk

 

Important Launching Information

All paddle sports are restricted to a zoned area (within Orange buoys) Third party insurance is required if you are launching your own craft

Please note that 3rd party insurance cannot be obtained from the water sports centre, this must be acquired prior to launching at Trafford Water Sports Centre.

3rd Party insurance for windsurfing can be obtained from the Royal Yachting Association http://www.rya.org.uk

3rd Party insurance for canoes can be obtained from the British Canoe Union http://www.bcu.org.uk

Please note: Buoyancy aids must be worn at all times. All launching charges include the use of the changing facilities and showers. A manned Safety Boat is available to people launching who are in danger.

Courses & Training 2018

Our courses and training for 2018 are now live to book.

All our course and training events must be booked in advance so please call us 01782 722 226 to reserve a place.

RYA Start Windsurfing

31st July & 1st August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

No previous windsurfing experience is required.

The course will introduce the basic windsurfing techniques.

This will include sailing to a chosen point on the water and return to the starting point in light winds.

This course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Stage 1 Windsurfing

2nd & 3rd August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants 7 – 16 years old

No previous windsurfing is required.

The course will introduce sailing to a chosen point on the water and return to the starting point in light winds.

This course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Stage 1 Sailing

 23rd & 24th July | 6th & 7th August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants 7 – 16 years old

No previous sailing experience is required.

The course focuses on providing a basic understanding of the skills to launch, recover and steer a sailing boat.

Once completed the participant can progress onto RYA Stage 2 Sailing.

This course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Stage 2 Sailing

25th & 26th July | 8th & 9th August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants 7 – 16 years old

Candidates must hold RYA Stage 1 Sailing

The course develops the practical skills to get you sailing around a course practising tacking and gybing, enabling you to make a progression towards and away from the wind.

Once completed the participant can progress onto RYA Stage 3 Sailing.

This course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Stage 3 Sailing

20th & 21st August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants 7 -16 years old

Candidates must hold RYA Stage 2 Sailing

This course is designed to give sailors the opportunity to learn skills to set up their board and rig correctly, enhance your stance on all points of sailing and introduce basic harness techniques in stronger winds

Once completed the participant can progress onto RYA Stage 4 Sailing.

This course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Stage 4 Sailing

22nd & 23rd August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The course is £120pp.

For participants 7 – 16 years old.

Candidates must hold RYA Stage 3 Sailing.

This course will build on the skills gained in the previous stages. The course content includes blasting around and getting in the foot straps, becoming confident to tack and gybe and sail in their harness with an introduction to basic foot strap technique.

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Level 1 Sailing

3rd & 4th April | 13th & 14th August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00  (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the cost is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

No previous sailing experience is required.

The course will introduce the basic sailing techniques.

This will include how to sail in all directions including an awareness of launchign and recovering.

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Level 2 Sailing

16th & 17th August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

Candidates must hold RYA Level 1 Sailing

The course will build upon the skills required to sail in light winds under supervision.

This will include rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Level 3 Sailing

28th & 29th August 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

Candidates must hold RYA Level 2 Sailing

The course will build upon the skills required to sail and make decisions in good conditions.

This will include becoming more confident in sailing skills and techniques.  

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Power Boat Level 2

9th & 10th April | 29th & 30th May | 29th & 30th October 2018

09 : 00 – 17: 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

No previous experience is required

This two day entry level award provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. It is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

The course focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, and introduction to driving at planing speed and collision regulations.

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

RYA Safety Boat Courses

11th & 12th April | 31st May & 1st June | 31st October & 1st November 2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £120pp

For participants aged 16 +

Candidates must hold RYA Power Boat Level 1

This course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers, canoes or for racing and training activities.

The course includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

The course is accredited and certified by the Royal Yachting Association.

British Canoeing Bell Boat Helm

17 th & 18th March 2018

10 : 00 – 16 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost is £70 pp

For participants aged 18 +

No previous experience is required.

The Bell Boat Helm is aimed at coaches, youth leaders and others who wish to introduce and develop paddlers on Bell Boats for recreation and sport.

The course is accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

British Canoeing Stand Up Paddleboard Support Module

4th April 2018

10 : 00 – 16 : 00 (1 day course)

The cost is £70 pp

For participants aged 16 +

This award is aimed at British Canoe Coaches

The module is designed to assist those who would like to gain further knowledge about the specialist discipline of Stand Up Paddleboarding.

The course introduces and explains the basic techniques and develops an understanding of Stand Up Paddleboarding.

The course is accredited and certified by British Canoeing

British Canoeing 2 Star Training

19th & 20th May | 30th June & 1st July | 15th & 16th September 2018

10 : 00 – 16 : 00 ( 2 day training )

The cost of the training is £130pp

For participants aged 14 +

Candidates must hold British Canoeing 1 Star Training

A 2 day training programme in a canoe or kayak. After training candidates will leave with an action plan of how to progress to British Canoeing 2 Star Assessment.

4 day BC 2 Star Package £250.00 (Package includes 2 x training days, 1 x journey, 1 x assessment)

This course is accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

FAA Level 3 Outdoor First Aid

21st & 22nd March  2018

09 : 00 – 17 : 00 (Course is 2 days)

The cost of the course is £125pp

For participants aged 16 +

No previous experience is required.

During this course you will learn how to provide and deal with: adult basic life support, limb injuries, head, neck or torso injuries and medical conditions or sudden illness. You will focus on treatment in the outdoors including incidents involving activity or environmental factors.

All successful participants will be issued a certificate valid for 3 years.

The course is accredited and certified by First Aid Awards.

 

 

For all enquiries and bookings for sail and paddle sports call 01782 722226 or   CONTACT US today!

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