The Army Inshore Sail Training Centre

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 windsurfing and 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)

The 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 shorebased 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 all publications as part of course fees.

The centre is also open for recreational sailing on Wednesday and Friday afternoons and at weekends during the season. Please contact the centre manager for details.

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:

AISTC Courses
RYA Interactive Course List
AISTC Course Application Form (E Form)
AISTC Course Application Form (Word Download)
RYA Interactive Course Booking (E Form)