Locations Available

Rockley Point Activity Centre

Course Length

4 Days



Taking it to the next level

This 4-day course further develops your skills from RYA Dinghy Instructor to RYA Senior Instructor. You will be instructed to organise and control group sailing tuition and to supervise and assist instructors.

As well as the pre-requisites below, you will also need to have a certain amount of background knowledge in addition to fairly extensive experience as a Dinghy Instructor - 2 years part time or 1 year full time.

Course Pre-requisites

  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • 18+ years
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • RYA Safe and Fun Safeguarding
  • Extensive background knowledge
  • 2 years part time or 1 year full time as DI

Course details

Adults (18+)

Dates Available:
26th February 2024
1st April 2024
3rd June 2024
11th November 2024

RYA Senior Instructor

The 4-day course covers preparation and delivery of sessions, course and centre management, powerboat handling in a teaching environment and the role of a Senior Instructor. Students will be assessed on a continual basis throughout the course.

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What will I need?

You will receive a kit list prior to attending the course detailing what we recommend you bring. Should you decide to buy any additional clothing or equipment, we are delighted to say that we have partnered with French sports retailer Decathlon to offer our students an exclusive discount on affordable, good quality equipment and clothing. Please click the link below to go through to our exclusive shop.

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Senior Instructor Enquiry Form

For further information please call 01202 677272 or fill out the form below.

“I want to express my gratitude to both of you for your dedication and passion in teaching this course. It has been a pleasure to learn under your guidance, and I feel fortunate to have had such exceptional instructors. The knowledge and insights gained from the S.I. course will undoubtedly be valuable in my professional endeavors.”


“Really good course despite tough weather conditions. Fab instruction and coaching”

David Goodman

“Second course here. I already recommend Rockley to prospective instructors. Nothing to add other than keep doing what you do now”

Gavin King


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