Inspire, excite and motivate your team

Leadership and team building opportunities at a spectacular coastal venue with a host of on the water activities

Founded in 1921, Hayling Island Sailing Club is one of the leading sports venues in the UK. For over 100 years, the sailing club has played a pioneering role in British sailing, encouraging innovation and development and nurturing many generations of sailing champions, including five Olympic medallists.

Sailing requires strategic and tactical planning, clear and efficient communication, commitment and, above all, leadership and teamwork. Get your crew working together to achieve first class results – on and off the water.

Your team can look forward to a range of exceptional team-building and leadership development activities and exercises. Configure your own sailing experience – choose from a menu of racing, cruising or exploring in both sailing dinghies or keelboats.

If sailing doesn’t appeal, why not try a team building stand up paddleboarding session? We provide the boats, race officials and marine support team

Our experienced skippers and instructors are on hand to help less-experienced crews and for those completely new to sailing, we offer full or half day sailing.

Our first rate hospitality includes breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner as well as five conference, meeting and training rooms, restaurant, private dining room, two bars and accommodation – all on-site. Combined with free parking and WiFi, your delegates will be delighted. Rest assured, our experienced team will ensure your event is safe, fun and enjoyable for all participants.

Ideal for team-building and leadership development…

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)

Embark on a captivating paddleboarding adventure in the picturesque Chichester Harbour, an area of outstanding beauty. Stand-Up paddleboarding (SUP) is a thrilling and easily accessible water activity. Our experienced instructors ensure a safe experience for all, from complete beginners to seasoned enthusiasts. Explore the serene waters, stunning beaches beaches, meandering creeks, and inlets while immersing yourself in the tranquil beauty and abundant wildlife of Chichester Harbour. We also offer team-building sessions for groups.

Dinghy and keelboat sailing

Sailing couldn’t be better for for team building – develop leadership skills while realising the importance of working together and communicating clearly and effectively. To enjoy an extra special racing or cruising experience, upgrade to our RS Elite private hire fleet.

Learn To Windsurf

Discover the thrill of windsurfing at HISC. Perfect for small groups, our taster windsurf days offer introductory lessons to get your team started on an exciting windsurfing journey. Whether you’re a beginner looking for a fun team building experience or simply want to try something new, our expert instructors will guide you through the basics while ensuring a safe and enjoyable adventure on the water.

The sailing fleet

HISC can provide each boat with an RYA qualified instructor to skipper the boat or, if you have sufficient experience, take the helm yourself. The RS Ventures each sit four adults comfortably, while the compact RS Zests are for one or two.

The RS Venture carries up to three sailors and a skipper in its roomy cockpit. Sparkling performance makes it great fun.

  • Highly stable boat
  • Rewarding performance – secure sailing
  • Mast well forward offers huge, flexible cockpit space
  • Strut vang above the boom gives space for the crew
  • Comfortable and spacious for team cruising and racing

The RS Zest is a new, compact boat that delivers crew space for two sailors, yet small enough for convenient single-handing.

  • Exceptionally stable
  • Rewarding performance
  • Compact double-hander that can be sailed solo

Explore dates and find out more

Call us on 02392 463768 or send us an email