Pembrokeshire Performance Sailing Academy

Keelboat Instructor Endorsement

About The Course

The Endorsement Course will include a pre-entry assessment with appropriate modifications for each boat discipline will be included in this 2 day course which may also include a theory test.

Assumed Knowledge

Candidates will hold the RYA Dinghy Instructor Certificate and have at least one seasons’ experience.  They will hold the skills to at least the Seamanship and Sailing with Spinnakers modules and have powerboat handling skills in a teaching environment.


Candidates will attend a two day training/assessment course.

On Completion

Able to demonstrate pre-entry test skills and teaching techniques in the new discipline.

Course Material

Next Steps

Gain some teaching experience. Ask us about experience building opportunities.

With some experience, we recommend at least one season’s regular teaching as a Dinghy Instructor, you could apply to join the following courses:

  1. Advanced Dinghy Instructor Course
  2. Dinghy Racing Instructor Course
  3. Senior Dinghy Instructor Course

Course Dates

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PPSA is located within the Llanion Cove Complex that has close to 80 bedspaces.

The accommodation is largly self-catering although there is a cafe and bar on site and is bunk house in style.  We can can arrange accommodation at Llanion Cove whilst you are on your course or underaking on water experiences for a small additional charge.

The Cove is located close to Pembroke Dock, adjacent to the Cleddau Estuary and is an ideal location from which to explore the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park, particularly in the Year of the Sea #FindYourEpic.

The Cleddau Estuary and local area boasts a vast array of visitor and historical attractions, from Pembroke Castle, the home of Henry VII to the nature reserves around the county.

PPSA is located right in the middle of this great county and it’s historic and beautiful countryside.  Please get in touch with the centre for more information and to check availability

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