in North Wales
in North Wales
Learning new skills, exploring the coast
The mountains of Snowdonia, whitewater rivers and coastal waters of the Menai Strait provide a worldclass destination for adventure activities. On the IB Extended Essay course you will be able to get out on the water sailing, powerboating and coasteering under the guidance of our expert instructors. You’ll have a well earned break from your studies, learn new skills and above all, have a blast!
The activities take place throughout the week-long course, so you will have ample opportunity to refresh and reboot!
Speed through the water on these fast, fun and stable multihulls. Catamarans provide thrills and spills on the water whatever your level of experience. They are easy to learn to sail for beginners, with the chance to helm and crew. The seasoned sailors can get up some real speed on the cats for some fast, exciting sailing. You will be sailing on the scenic waters of the Menai Strait in the shadow of Snowdon, one of the best coastal spots in the UK.
Run by the skilled instructors at Plas Menai, the National Outdoors Centre, they will teach you the skills of catamaran sailing and provide all kit and equipment for your sailing.
Power through the Strait to experience the natural beauty, wildlife and history of this amazing coastline at its best. We will take a powerboat (RIB) ride for an unforgettable trip along the Menai Strait to take in the castles, numerous historic landmarks, shipwrecks and the uninhabited Puffin Island, or, head out to the towering cliffs and rocky islands off the north coast of Anglesey.
Our coastline is rich, varied and teeming with birdlife and marine life. With luck, you may glimpse some of the dolphins, porpoise or basking sharks that swim off our coast.
Highly skilled drivers, informative and always entertaining, the Skippers at RibRide are amongst the best guides you will find to this inspiring coastline.
An adrenalin filled adventure with climbing, scrambling, jumping and swimming all in the mix. Coasteering is an awesome way to experience the Anglesey coastline. There are miles of rugged, secluded and unspoilt coastal stretches with plenty of hidden coves, wildlife and sea cliff geology just waiting to be explored.
In between the scrambles and swimming, you may catch a glimpse of the porpoises, dolphins or seals. During the coasteering there should be plenty of bird and sea wildlife learning opportunities.
You’ll be in the capable hands of our highly experienced instructors from the National Outdoor Centre.
19 Ashdown House
Riverside Business Park
+44 (0)1492 550768