Class

Training for competition

Using experienced coaches, we run training across the North, Midlands, South and South West in various classes so sailors have the opportunity to get more quality time on the water.

ILCA

Our expert ILCA coaches offer a range of in-house ILCA training for junior sailors through to senior athletes. Bespoke training groups, international camps and international event support are also available.

ILCA Training

UKLA Open Training

We are proud to team up with the UKLA (Previously UK Laser Association) to offer quality open training throughout the UK. Find out more about UKLA open training sessions below.

UKLA Open Training

49er & 49erFX

Our 49er and 49er FX open training in collaboration with the UK 49er Class association provides high quality training for transitioning, club and campaigning sailors.

These camps will run at a 3:1 ratio with high quality coaches aiming to provide plenty of learning and development. Any questions? Get in touch with us on enquiries@ascperformanceacademy.org

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Optimist

Our specialist Optimist coaches offer Optimist specific training for junior sailors at a variety of venues in different U.K. regions.

Bespoke training groups, international camps and international event support are also available.

Any questions? Get in touch with us on optimist@ascperformanceacademy.org

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RS Feva

Our training is delivered by expert RS Feva Coaches and these weekend camps will cover a range of topics from boat speed, handling, starting and tactics / strategy.

Bespoke training groups, international camps and international event support is also available.

Any questions? Get in touch with us on rsfeva@ascperformanceacademy.org

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Bic Techno

Our experienced coaches deliver high-quality Techno 293 clinics throughout different venues across the UK.

Our weekly Performance Windsurf Club, based in Portsmouth, is a clinic style club for advanced Techno or foiling windsurfers.

Bespoke training groups, international camps and international event support is also available.

Any questions? Get in touch with us on techno@ascperformanceacademy.org

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WindFoiling

Our WindFoiling Pathway Programme uses skilled windfoiling coaches to learn and develop techniques within this exciting new discipline of the sport. The programme of weekends designed for junior and youth windsurfers will cover everything from foiling techniques, foiling gybes, and foil setup.

Our weekly Performance Windsurf Club, based in Portsmouth, is a clinic style club for advanced Techno or foiling windsurfers.

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Waszp

Our Waszp programmes cater for both newcomer and experienced Waszp sailors. Transitional camps will tailor the learning to sailors who are aiming to develop their fundamental foiling skills for sailors new to the boat or in their first year of foiling.

Our Performance programmes are for sailors who foil around a course and have at least a year of foiling experience. This will be aimed at foil racing, focusing on boat speed, starting, and foiling tactical decisions around the racetrack.

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29er

Our specialist team of 29er coaches offer a specific performance programme for youth sailors at our Portland base.

Bespoke transitional or groups sessions and international camps are also available.

Any questions? Get in touch with us on enquiries@ascperformanceacademy.org

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Nacra Sessions

We are proud to partner with Fluid Boat Services to offer Nacra 15 transition sessions alongside Nacra 17 and Nacra 20 experience sessions at our Portland Centre. Experience the RYA and World Sailing recognized youth multihull class, under the expert supervision and guidance of high-performance multihull coach Paul Wakelin.

For more information, please contact enquiries@ascperformanceacademy.org

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Topper

Our Topper class specific training offers high level coaching to Topper sailors across the South and South West region.

As well as this structured training program, bespoke training groups are also available.

Any questions? Get in touch with us on enquiries@ascperformanceacademy.org

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Our expert team

James Parker-Mowbray

Performance Academy Head Coach

RYA Optimist National Lead Coach
RYA ILCA 4 South Head Coach
SailFoil Coach

Contact James Parker-Mowbray

Expertise:
Laser, Optimist, Foiling

James Hadden

Performance Academy Head Coach

RYA ILCA 6 Youth Squad Head Coach
RYA ILCA 4 National Lead Coach
British Finn Association Under 23 Coach

Contact James Hadden

Expertise:
Laser, Finn, Foiling

Iain Percy OBE

Performance Academy Advisor

Double Olympic Gold Medallist

Sailing Director at Artemis Technologies

Tim Hulse

Performance Academy Advisor

UKLA Training Officer

RYA ILCA 6 Youth Squad Coach
Previous RYA Olympic Laser Squad Sailor

Expertise:
Laser

Shaun Priestley

Performance Academy Advisor

RYA ILCA 6 Youth Squad Coach
UKLA Coach
Previous Para Olympic pathway Coach
SailFoil Coach

Expertise:
Laser, Foiling

Josh Atherton

Performance Academy Coach

RYA Optimist South RTG Head Coach
RYA RS Feva Coach
SailFoil Coach

Expertise:
Optimist, RS Feva

Rob York

RYA Techno National Lead Coach
RYA Under 23 IQ Foil Head Coach
British Sailing Team IQ Foil Sailor

Expertise:
IQ Foil, Techno

Lewis May

RYA Bic Techno South RTG Head Coach
RYA UKJS South Head
WindFoil Coach

Expertise:
Techno, Wind Foiling

Paul Wakelin

Nacra Coach
Previous RYA Head Youth Multi-hull Coach

Expertise:
Nacra, Multihull

James Gray

British Sailing Team ILCA Pathway Coach
Waszp Coach

Expertise:
Laser

Rich Sheridan

RS Feva Class National Coach

Expertise:
RS Feva

Alice Masterman

Professional 49erFX sailor
29er Class Head Coach

Expertise:
29er, 49erFx

Matilda Nicholls

British Sailing Team Laser Radial Sailor
2019 Laser Radial Youth World Champion

Expertise:
Laser

Flo Nicholls

RYA Radial Youth Squad
2018 Laser 4.7 U16 European Champion

Expertise:
Laser

Performance Academy Partners