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Youth Dinghy Sailing Courses (8 16 years)

RYA Stage One

A three day course for beginners with no sailing experience necessary. You'll learn how to launch and recover, to steer the vessel, different parts of the boat and basic sailing. All you need for an introduction to sailing.

Prior experience required:   None

Duration: 3 Days
Cost: 185
Times: 09:30 - 16:30
2019 Dates: 15 - 17 April 5 - 7 August
23 - 25 April 12 - 14 August
29 - 31 May 19 - 21 August
24 - 26 July 27 - 29 August
29 - 31 July


RYA Stage Two

A three day course designed to improve on skills learnt in Stage One including starting to understand more about the principles of sailing and the theory about the wind, tacking, gybing and avoiding collisions. At the end of this course you'll be able to control speed and understand basic principles.

Prior experience required:   RYA Stage 1 Certificate or Direct Assessment

Duration: 3 Days
Cost: 185
Times: 09:30 - 16:30
2019 Dates: 15 - 17 April 5 - 7 August
23 - 25 April 12 - 14 August
29 - 31 May 19 - 21 August
24 - 26 July 27 - 29 August
29 - 31 July


RYA Stage Three

A three day course designed to advance your sailing skills. You'll learn about rigging, sailing techniques, capsize recovery and sailing theory. You'll also master how to sail in all directions in moderate conditions. Once Stage Three is achieved you are well on the way to becoming a competent sailor.

Prior experience required:   RYA Stage 2 Certificate or Direct Assessment

Duration: 3 Days
Cost: 185
Times: 09:30 - 16:30
2019 Dates: 15 - 17 April 5 - 7 August
23 - 25 April 12 - 14 August
29 - 31 May 19 - 21 August
24 - 26 July 27 - 29 August
29 - 31 July


RYA Stage Four

This three day course will give you the skills to sail in all directions in a crewed dinghy, concentrating on crew work and communication. By the end of the course you will have learned the skills to recover a man overboard, pick up a mooring and come alongside effectively.

Prior experience required:   RYA Stage 3 Certificate or Direct Assessment

Duration: 3 Days
Cost: 185
Times: 09:30 - 16:30
2019 Dates: 23 - 25 April
29 - 31 May
29 - 31 July
12 - 14 August
27 - 29 August


RYA Youth Advanced Modules

This course, designed for sailors who have progressed to a minimum of RYA Stage 3, builds on their previous experience and knowledge in a variety of different subjects, from boat handling, racing, seamanship skills and sailing with spinnakers.

Prior experience required:   RYA Stage 4 Certificate or Direct Assessment

Duration: 2 Days
Cost: 135
Times: 09:30 - 16:30
2019 Dates: TBC


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