Events, courses and tour dates for 2020. We are happy to arrange sessions at other times to suit your requirements. Just give us a ring or an email to discuss it. Please note that some activities take place at Amble, and others at Druridge Bay Country Park. There is further information about the activities elsewhere on the webpage.


Please note: The office is NOT usually manned at present; please do not leave messages on the ansaphone. Emails are monitored regularly and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Come and Try it Days


An opportunity to drop in and have a go at an activity.
All are welcome including those with disabilities.

DISCOVER SAILING event: Sunday July 26th 10 – 4pm:

This event will only take place if Government Guidelines allow it.
BOOKINGS ONLY: email us at info@coquetshorebase.org.uk

At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre)
All are welcome including those with disabilities.
Try our Access dinghies – safe and easy/ can’t capsize – suitable for wheelchair users as well! An opportunity to have a go at sailing.

Cost is £3. We provide buoyancy aids, but be prepared to get a bit wet on your lower half from drips and wet seats.
All ages and abilities welcome, but under 16s must have an adult from their own household with them.
There will be instructors out on the water to keep you safe and help you.
It’s a great chance to see if you like being on the water and find out how you can do more in the future.


WHAT’S ON AT THE BRAID, AMBLE, NORTHUMBERLAND


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course

Duration: Two day course

Cost: £220 including RYA handbook

We are awaiting further relaxation of the social distancing rules before we are able to run these courses. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email us and we will get back to you when it is permitted to run the sessions.

For further information about the course and what to expect please click or tap here.

For further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email.


Coquet Estuary Tours Dates

We are running tours on demand for small groups (up to 5 people). Please email us and we will arrange a suitable date for you.

Cost: £30 per Adult, £20 per under 18, £10 per under 8. The cost includes all equipment needed including buoyancy aid and, if required, a wet suit.

For further information about the tours and what to expect please click or tap here.

For further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email.


WHAT’S ON AT LADYBURN LAKE, DRURIDGE BAY COUNTRY PARK, NORTHUMBERLAND


Boat Hire on the Lake

We are open for boat hire, but at present it is bookings only, in order to maintain social distancing guidelines. Please email us at info@coquetshorebase.org.uk before 9pm on the previous day and we will arrange your session.

Cost per hour: £15 (single seater), £20 (double seater). Cost includes the use of wetsuits and buoyancy aids. 8 man SUP – £10 plus £5 per person.

Bookings can be made for any time, subject to availability.
If you just turn up on site, we will try to accommodate you, but the facilities may not be open, or all the craft may already be in use.
Please be aware that from a safety perspective all bookings are weather dependent.

To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.


RYA level 1/2 Dinghy Sailing

RYA Training for Level 1 or 2 certificates depending on your previous experience.

We are awaiting further relaxation of the social distancing rules before we are able to run these courses. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email us and we will get back to you when it is permitted to run the sessions.

Cost: £85 per day

To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.


If you are a group or organisation we can run a course specifically for your group.

Use the button below for any of the items mentioned above.


To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.