RYA instructor training

Flying Fish windsurf instructor training takes place in Vassiliki, Lefkas, Greece.

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Start Windsurfing instructor course qualifies candidates to teach beginners. You can expect to spend two-thirds of your time on the water - and Flying Fish employs expert coaches who will take your windsurfing to a personal best.

Your options as a beginner windsurfer

As a beginner or early intermediate windsurfer you can progress to instructor level in as little as six weeks on our Windsurf Instructor Basic Traineeship.

Or train as an instructor and follow it with a period of professional development on our 12 week Windsurf Instructor Pro Traineeship.

To maximises your employment opportunities we recommend combining windsurfing with dinghy sailing with our Dinghy Sail/Windsurf Instructor Traineeship.

Find Flying Fish Windsurf Instructor courses suitable for beginners

Instructor training for experienced windsurfers

We also offer short courses to experienced windsurfers who are looking for a fast track to qualifications and jobs.

Search for Windsurf Instructor Fast-track and Prep/Assessment courses

Professional Instructor Development

After qualifying as a Start Windsurfing Instructor you will benefit from a period of structured work experience, with further training to improve your personal windsurfing.

For more details see Pro Windsurf Instructor Development

Upgrades for qualified RYA instructors

Our upgrade courses for experienced instructors can take you to the top level of the RYA training scheme.

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