Welcome to the Pembrokeshire Performance Sailing Academy. With full access to the Cleddau Estuary and Milford Haven Waterway, PPSA is located at Llanion Cove near Pembroke Dock. With it’s team of dedicated and professional instructors, PPSA is able to deliver the complete range of RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses, including keelboat and multihull training and Powerboat Courses. The experienced team of instructors can deliver tailored coaching and training to meet the sailing requirements of the individual at all levels, from beginner to accomplished club sailor. This is achieved by using a range of coaching techniques to suit the learning styles of the individual sailors.
The staff of PPSA are led by the Chief Instructor, Richard (Taff) Owens who has gained many years of valuable coaching and high performance sailing experience and instruction through links with the Army Sailing Association, the Laser 5000 Class Association and RYA Cymru/Wales. He has been the lead coach with the 5000 Class Association and has competed at European and National Level in this demanding and exciting skiff for the past 15 years. More recently he has competed in the Laser 4000 at European Level.
PPSA will cater for entry level individual dinghy or high performance sailing needs, tailoring bespoke training for the club sailor and those who wish to improve their standard of competence.
As the leading RYA Training Centre in SW Wales, PPSA has a full programme; in addition to sailing, powerboat and shorebased courses, the Coaching team at the centre is able to deliver all elements of the RYA Dinghy Instructor pathway and Powerboat Instructor training.
The content of each course can be tailored to your individual requirements and will be based on: