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Address: The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Phone Number: 017684 82541
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Description: Glenridding Sailing Centre, is a small sailing and activity centre based...
Glenridding Sailing Centre, is a small sailing and activity centre based at the stunning southern end of Ullswater, in the Lake District. We provide a wide range of high quality, fun-filled outdoor activities, from sailing tuition, to team building activities, to canoe and kayak hire.
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Level 3 dinghy sailing

Me and my dad did our level 1 RYA dinghy sailing course at the glen riding sailing centre on the beautiful lake Ulswater. Ever since then we get down to Ulswater at least a couple... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Me and my dad did our level 1 RYA dinghy sailing course at the glen riding sailing centre on the beautiful lake Ulswater. Ever since then we get down to Ulswater at least a couple of times a year. For our level 3 course we had Steve who was incredibly friendly and a great teacher (very patient!). I told him... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A three day course which was both educational and fun. Steve who runs the centre was both welcoming and helpful and Gordon our instructor, knowledgeable and patient. The boat was suitable for our needs and well maintained and the on-shore accommodation was also to a good (and warm) standard. We would thoroughly recommend to others a sailing course from this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My poor skills and sudden stronger blow of wind turn our boat upside down. Despite being quite far away the rescue team arrived almost immediately. Thanks a lot guys!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We participated in the Pirate Treasure hunt for my friends hen party. The centre were incredibly helpful and friendly. The were able to change the session to avoid bad weather. We had such good fun, despite the wind and rain. When we finally accepted that mother nature wouldn't let us complete the 2nd half of the course, the leaders were... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just completed my RYA level 2 Keelboat certificate with GSC. So glad I chose this centre as the staff are first class, friendly, extrememely competent and so enthusiastic! My two days were flexed around the weather conditions and nothing was too much trouble. It was like being tutored by old friends - the staff are all so easy to get... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Today we had an introduction to sailing using a voucher kindly donated by Steve to the GNAAS (Air Ambulance) Pride of Cumbria charity. We happened to choose a lovely morning, although there was very little wind. That didn't stop a great experience with Linnhe our lovely instructor. She kept us well entertained! Stopped for lunch to allow time for the... More 

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Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed my two days learning to sail on Ullswater at Glenridding Sailing Centre. I have wanted to learn to sail a keelboat for a long time, too long, and finally took the plunge. Now I can't wait to go back, practice and gain confidence in handling a keelboat by myself. My brilliant instructor, Linnhe, explained everything very clearly, had... More 

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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We did 2 half day taster sessions. Clothing (wet suit and jacket) was provided. Remember to bring your own water proof trousers, hat and gloves. Steve the instructor was great and made us feel at ease. He was very knowledgeable and experienced and tailored the sessions to our requirements. Can recommend.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have just completed my RYA Level 2 Dinghy sailing. I did my Level 1 elsewhere, with poor instruction and nearly didn't continue learning to sail. But GSC were friendly straightaway, on the phone booking, and a fantastic warm welcome upon my arrival. My instructor Alex was excellent, practical, calm, informative, and he pitched his communication at exactly the right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great on the telephone and great in person. Very welcoming and no fuss. Hired two kayaks for 3hours and had a great time. Ullswater is beautiful. We took a little picnic and went on one of the lakes little islands. Would definately use this club again. Ullswater is so much quieter and more peaceful than some of the other lakes.... More 

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