Kickstart your watersports training

About the kickstart course  

The kickstart course equips you with some core watersports skills in dinghy sailing, windsurfing, paddle sport (SUP) and is a whole lot of fun!

It is the ideal beginner or refresher course if you are considering becoming a watersports instructor.


  • Learn new watersports skills
  • Brush up on old-skills
  • Familiarise yourself with our equipment and sailing areas in Cowes
  • Boost your confidence levels and theory knowledge
  • Physically prepare yourself to a water fit level

July courses – Price £400

If you are considering joining our Summer Instructor training programme, this 5-day course is the perfect partner.  Like the Summer Instructor training, you can choose to specialise in either Dinghy Sailing or Windsurfing.

Individuals Windsurfing on their Instructor Training Course

September / November Courses – Price £799

This all-inclusive two-week course gives you practical experience, safety knowledge and a basic skills base to start your training in Windsurfing, Dinghy sailing and Paddlesport (SUP). With no experience required it will help you to hit the ground running at the start of your Watersports Instructor Training course!

An instructor teaching students on the water with UKSA

So if you are completely new to watersports or are just a bit rusty, we are here to help.

A student practical Windsurfing with UKSA

A kickstart student practical Windsurfing with UKSA


  • None – just a desire to learn and have fun!

What’s included in the price

  • All food and accommodation


Just call us on +44 (0) 1983 203038 or email [email protected] and we will help you arrange course choices and dates.