The Army Inshore Sail Training Centre is on Baker Barracks on Thorney Island in Chichester harbour. This offers excellent sailing in the beautiful Chichester Harbour, or kitesurfing at a premier site off Hayling Island. The AISTC is an approved RYA Training Centre affiliated to the ASA and those taking courses must be ASA members. See the membership section or join on arrival for a course. The Centre also is also affiliated the the British Kitesports Association (BKSA) and the British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA)
AISTC delivers practical courses in dinghy sailing (including keelboat and multi-hull), windsurfing, powerboating and kitesurfing from basic courses to instructor level. On light wind days we run Stand Up Paddleboard courses at no extra cost. Practical and shore-based courses go through to the Autumn. RYA Interactive Online courses are also available year round.
Expert training and high quality equipment is provided along with publications as part of course fees.
We have four keelboats that are available for charter that are excellent mile builders for those day skippers that aspire to Yachtmaster.
The Centre is also open for recreational sailing on Wednesday and Friday afternoons and at weekends during the season.
We also have accommodation that can be booked for individuals or family groups. Whether you are visiting family on Thorney Island or have come for weekend of sailing we have accommodation that will suit your needs.
Please contact the Centre manager for details at firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01243 388315
Please use the buttons below to see the courses available and book a place by either using the online e-form which will automatically go to the AISTC on completion or alternatively download a word form and email it to the AISTC: email@example.com