Norfolk Broads Yacht Club maintains a high standard of training throughout the season. We are only too pleased to accomodate our members needs. From training young juniors just beginning to sail to adult courses where you may like to improve a particular skill, everyone is guaranteed to have a lot of fun... just another reason why our week long Easter Sailing School and Cadet Week are so popular!

Club Boats

The Club owns three Yeomans, Toppers, Optibats and a Wayfarer. Please contact the Office first if you wish to use one of the Club boats.



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We will have a number of sailing & power boat courses running both mid-week & weekends for members throughout the year, there is something for all ages & abilities. If you would like more information or to book a course please contact Ian Patience on 07860658430 or email alternatively you can contact the Office


Upcoming courses for all


3 & 4 July – Keelboat Start Sailing Course

The RYA Keelboat Start Sailing Level 1 course is designed to introduce the sport of sailing and impart the fundamental knowledge required to get afloat under supervision. We will give you a basic understanding of sailing techniques and some background knowledge of the sport. 2-day course £125 members & £175 non-members


6 & 7 July – Keelboat Basic Skills

This course aims for you to become a competent keelboat sailor in light winds. You will be introduced to sailing techniques, manoeuvres, rigging, mooring, safety and basic rules of the road. By the end of the course you should be able to sail in light winds without an instructor on-board. 2-day course £125 members & £175 non-members


10 & 11 July Keelboat Start Racing

The RYA Start Keelboat Racing course teaches all you need to know to get round the race course and have the confidence, skills and knowledge to take part in club racing in good conditions. This course is the start line for enjoying club racing. 2-day course £125 members & £175 non-members


Instructor Courses

NBYC are always looking for home grown instructors – we need more RYA Instructors.


14-19 August Keelboat Instructors course

This course aims to develop you as a successful RYA Keelboat Instructor. You will leave as a competent, experienced sailor who is qualified to teach adults and children, beginners and improvers. The course is run over 6 days which includes the first day as a pre-assessment.  Price £260.00

21-24 August Powerboat Instructors Course

To equip potential instructors with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to teach the RYA National Powerboat Scheme at centres in the UK and abroad. This course will qualify you to teach at both inland and coastal centres. This course is run over 4 days and includes the first day as a pre-assessment. £250.00


Summer Cadet Week : 7-11 August - FULLY BOOKED

Summer Cadet Week for all members 7 years & older. £110 pp, limited number of boats available to hire at £65. A fantastic mixture of sailing & activities over 5 days. The forms will be available on our website from approximately June time