We love seeing that glimmer in people’s eyes when they truly find a new passion for adventurous activities. If you are looking to progress your interest in outdoor pursuits, we offer a range of nationally recognised qualifications in various watersports throughout the year, plus our very own Accelerated Instructor Training course.
You will receive expert tuition and coaching from our instructors, who will be happy to answer any questions you have along the way. Each syllabus involves a mixture of practical experience and theory work. Please see the website for current course dates.
If you are simply looking for an introduction to a sport, or would rather learn on your own timescale, then we offer individual coaching throughout the season too. Then, when you feel you are ready, we can direct you towards the next step. Give us a call on 01708 224753 for a chat.
This 1 day course gives you a great introduction to Personal Watercraft (jet ski) for those with little or no experience.
By the end of the course you will be able to safely helm a Personal Watercraft inland or on the coast. Held on our Motor sports lake at Stubbers the course includes low and high speed manoeuvres, coming alongside, weather and tides, rules of the road and legal requirements. Participants must be 18+
This 2 day course gives a great introduction for those wishing to learn to sail with little or no experience.
By the end of the course you will have an understanding of boat handling and basic manoeuvres in light winds. Held on our sailing lake at Stubbers the course includes launching and recovery, rigging and sailing up and down wind. Age 16+ (3 candidates per course)
This 2 day course builds on the skills and experience gained in Level 1 (Start Sailing) or for those with some sailing experience.
By the end of the course you will helm and crew confidently without your instructor on board in light winds. The course includes, coming alongside a moored boat and capsize recovery. Age 16+ (3 candidates per course)
This 1 day course gives a great introduction into Paddlesport for those with little or no experience.
By the end of the course you will have paddled different types of craft and will have an understanding of basic manoeuvres and paddling technique. Held on our training lake at Stubbers, the course includes forwards and reverse paddling skills and capsize drill. Age 16+
The BSUPA Level 1 “Ready to Ride” course is aimed at people who have never stand-up paddled before or people who have had a go but want to learn the basics properly.
During the course you will be given an introduction to how the weather and environment affects you, how to carry the board and paddle, paddling technique, different types of turns, self rescue, how to fall safely as well as how to plan expeditions and the basics of stance in surf.
This half-day course is run on flat water and at the end of it, you will be presented with your BSUPA Level 1 Ready to Ride Certificate. Age 16+ (6 candidates per course)
This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course is taken inland and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.
No prior experience is necessary.
Age 16+ (3 candidates per course)
Course content: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard
Completed one of our sailing course and looking to improve your technique? Want to learn how to race? Maybe want to introduce the whole family to sailing?
Stubbers Adventure Centre has 2 resident clubs which are more than happy to help. Both clubs run over a weekend, with Havering sailing club running on the Saturday, which is great for adults wanting to learn how to race.
Or if you are looking to get the whole family involved then the Stubbers Young Mariners are more than happy to help, running every Sunday.
SUP yoga is where you practice yoga on the water, with the stand up paddleboard as your mat. No experience of yoga or SUP is needed as classes are tailored to your ability. So is suitable for everyone from beginners looking for something new to experienced yogis who want that extra challenge.
Each class is £25 – This includes board hire, wet suits and buoyancy aid hire if needed (you can wear normal yoga clothes but be prepare as you may fall in) and is led by an experienced yoga teacher and SUP yoga instructor, Vikki.
Book 2 classes and a get a discounted rate of £40 (only £20 per session).
SUP Morning Yoga – 8am arrival and lasts approximately 1 hour. Dates:
May 19th and 26thJune 23rd and 30thJuly 21st and 28thAug 11th and 25th
SUP Sunset Yoga – 6pm arrival and lasts approximately 1 hour. Dates:
31st May14th June19th July16th Aug
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT VIKKI:
Tel – 07976 589 133
Web – www.heartfeltyoga.co.uk
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