Oppie Adventures

Level: Junior | Age: 7 - 9 | Typical Time: 10:00 - 15:00 | Average Price: £88.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Junior
Age: 7 - 9
Typical Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Average Price: £88.00

Average Member's Price: £75.00

Typical Number on Course: 12

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:6

The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful:

87% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

The programme was well structured and met my needs:

90% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

Unlike other Junior Courses, a parent / guardian is not required to remain on site at all times throughout this course.

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Course Summary

A two day introduction to sailing designed to give juniors an taster of sailing as well as inspiring them to take up the sport further. Taught in Oppies (small, stable dinghies), this course aims to provide a fun way of learning the basics of sailing, through the medium of games and interesting on the water exercises. This fun packed two days is the ideal way to try something new during the summer holidays and is perfect for younger siblings who want to see what all the fuss is about for themselves.

'Thank you my 8 year old had an amazing time and can’t wait to be able to do a 5 day course!'

July, 2019

Course Outline

  • Basic sailing skills
  • Single handed method
  • Figure of 8 course
  • Sailing game
  • Knots
  • Rigging race
  • Tacking
  • Parts of a boat / parts of a sail
  • Towing session

Ability After Course

  • Basic understand of sailing principles

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