RYA Courses - Youth Beginners’ Sailing Courses
We are able to offer Stage 1, 2, 3 & 4 RYA sailing courses for youths (who must be aged between 10 and 15). Each course is 2 days and normally runs from 9:30 to 16:30 both days. We break for lunch for about an hour, lunch is not provided.
If the online dates do not suit please get in touch and we can look to find some dates to match your availability.
Each course requires a minimum of 2 students to run a course and we reserve the right to cancel if not enough students sign up. If this happens we offer a full refund or you may sign up to the next course.
If the wind or weather are not favourable, we will run the second day on the next good weather day.
We provide the boats, instructor, safety cover and wet weather gear. You need to bring ….
Not sure about a full RYA course why not try our sailing taster which you can find under activities.
RYA Sailing Stage 1
Assumed knowledge: None
Course Content: Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing
By the end of the course: Able to steer and understand basic principles
RYA Sailing Stage 2
Assumed knowledge: Stage 1
Course Content: Basic sailing skills, rope work, collision avoidance
By the end of the course: Able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles
RYA Sailing Stage 3
Assumed knowledge: Stage 2 and have some additional sailing time
Course Content: Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques, capsize recovery, sailing theory
By the end of the course: Able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions
RYA Sailing Stage 4
Assumed knowledge: Stage 3 and have some additional sailing time
Course Content: Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques and manoeuvres in crewed boats, recovering a man overboard
By the end of the course: Can launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.
Cost £250 a child ( minimum is two children under 15 )
Please contact us to arrange a date 01227 806108 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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