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Windsurfing Instructors

Here is some information about the Windsurf Instructor Pathway and what you need to get started


Instructor Qualification  
Length of Instructor  
Can teach National
Scheme Course        
Can teach Youth
Scheme course
 Start Windsurf Instructor  5 days (inc final day
 Start Windsurfing Stage 1 and 2
 Intermediate Instructor
 4 days  Intermediate Stage 1 to 3
 Advanced Instructor
 5 days  Advanced Stage 1 to 4
 Senior Instructor  4 days  Supervisory

Start Windsurf Pre-requisites 

  • Minimum age 16
  • Have completed an Intermediate non-planing course including beach starts and non-planning  carve gybe clinics
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Member of the RYA
  • Completed the online Safe and Fun Safeguarding Course

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