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Taster Dinghy Sailing

ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

Run by: ESSA Water Activities Centre


Come and try dinghy sailing.


Suitable for 11+

  • Parking available at this location
  • Toilets available at this location
  • Disabled toilets not available at this location
  • Disabled access not available at this location
  • Baby changing not available at this location
  • Food not available at this location
  • Picnic Area available at this location
  •  Dogs are not welcome at this location

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This is a taster or beginners session and you will be assisted by our volunteer RYA qualified instructors. There are both small and large dinghies suitable for all.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Wed 8 Jul 09:30–12:00
  2. Wed 15 Jul 09:30–12:00
  3. Wed 22 Jul 09:30–12:00
  4. Wed 5 Aug 09:30–12:00
  5. Wed 12 Aug 09:30–12:00
  6. Wed 2 Sep 09:30–12:00
  7. Wed 9 Sep 09:30–12:00
  8. Wed 16 Sep 09:30–12:30
  9. Wed 23 Sep 09:30–12:00
  10. Wed 30 Sep 09:30–12:00
  11. Wed 7 Oct 09:30–12:00
  12. Wed 14 Oct 09:30–12:00
  13. Wed 21 Oct 09:30–12:00
  14. Wed 28 Oct 09:30–12:00
  15. Wed 4 Nov 09:30–12:00



Difficulty level

Taster Session

Special requirements

Bring a change of clothes, towel and spare trainers.


ESSA is an RYA Training Centre and holds an AALA licence.


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ESSA Water Activities Centre

Central Lagoon, Meadgate Road, Nazeing, Essex, EN9 2PB

About this location

ESSA Water Activities Centre is based in the Lea Valley near to London on the Essex Hertfordshire border. ESSA offer multi activity days including canoeing, sailing, traditional rafting, wobbleboarding and kayaking, on both the River Lee and our lakeside centre.


This activity is organised and run by ESSA Water Activities Centre.

Please register in advance.

Please book through our website. Click on our bookings page and complete the booking form.


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