Private Tuition and Instructor Training

Private Tuition and Instructor Training

Instructor training

Private Tuition

Give us a call on 0118 934 4424  or send an email to and we'll talk you through your options

Booking private tuition will guarantee a session built entirely for you, whether you’re looking for a refresher or to sharpen your skills. Run by our qualified staff in sailing, canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding, sessions are 2 hour in length and either 1:1 or 2:1, and include all equipment. 

1:1 tuition for 2 hours     £65

2:1 tuition for 2 hours     £105

10 percent membership discount applies to private tuition rates. Find out more about Dinton Activity Centre membership.

Instructor Training

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If you’re looking to work in the outdoors we can help you qualify as a sailing or paddling instructor, or simply keep your first aid up-to-date.

We're proud to be the centre where many sailing and paddlesport instructors start their careers. We select only the best tutors and educators to run our comprehensive instructor training programme. Many candidates go on to work for us, delivering high quality adventurous activities to our visitors.


We provide all the equipment you'll need, although you are welcome to bring your own, and a car parking permit for the duration of your course.


For the younger sailor looking to achieve their Assistant Instructor certificate, take a look at our Teen Development Club

For adults, work through the Introduction and Improvers Dinghy Sailing courses , progressing to achieve your advanced module through private tuition before moving on to qualify as an Assistant Instructor.