Joining Information

GO SAIL Joining Information – All Information will be sent direct to Teachers and participants on either the Phase 1 (taster sessions) or Phase 2 (Start Sailing course)

Land Rover BAR Tech Deck

Arrival @ Land Rover BAR:
Address: The Camber, East Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2JJ Tel: +44 (0)2392 287814
Direct line for the 1851 Trust : 01489 587 850
Drop off is at the main reception in front of the LandRover BAR base. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of your session. Your team leader will report into reception and will be met by a member from the 1851 Trust. Once inside the base, your group will be taken to the Tech Deck on the 2nd Floor. (Remember that the base is a working environment and therefore, unfortunately your visit will not include a tour of the base).

With prior notice, we will be able to accommodate one minibus for free parking on the apron in front of the base.

Pay and display parking is available in Broad Street, this will accommodate minibuses. (Broad Street parking is right in front of the base, an approximate 2 min walk away. RingGo location 1372. Parking cost for 3 hrs = £3.50. PO12JD)

Sailing Specific

All staff are fully Royal Yachting Association trained Instructors, adhere to strict safeguarding procedures and are fully trained to give you the best possibel experience.


UKSA, Cowes, Isle of Wight or Portsmouth Watersport Centre, Eastern Road, Portsmouth

Start and Finish Times

Your course will begin at different times depending on what you have booked and confirmed.  Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.

What to Bring

Suitable wetsuit or dry suit (if owned)

Wetsuit boots or old trainers that you don’t mind getting wet

Swimwear and rash vest/t-shirt for under a wetsuit

Warm hat or gloves and warm clothing

Sun glasses / Sun hat

Sun cream (essential for the summer months)


Medication (we are not able to administer any medication, this will be the individuals responsibility)

Items provided by UKSA/PWC

Safety equipment including buoyancy aid


All logbooks and certification

Go Sail Medical Form

Please download this form and bring with you for your session.

Go Sail Medical Form (45 downloads)