RYA Seamanship

Level: Intermediate | Age: 9 + | Typical Time: 9:30 - 16:30 | Average Price: £160.00

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Level: Intermediate
Age: 9 +
Typical Time: 9:30 - 16:30

Minimum Course Duration: 2 Days

Average Price: £160.00

Average Member's Price: £130.00


Typical Number on Course: 3

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:6

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Course Summary

Through this course you will see a real improvement in your doublehander helming skills and boat positioning, by focusing on manoeuvres and seamanship decisions. Manoeuvres include sailing backwards, sailing with no rudder or centreboard, anchoring, reefing afloat, recovery of a man overboard and being towed.

Prior to attending this course you should have comfortably mastered the skills learnt on the Level 2 and 3 sailing courses (Stage 4 Youth Scheme).


Course Outline

  • Launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances
  • Stopping
  • Reducing sail
  • Recovering a man overboard
  • Anchoring

Ability After Course

  • Able to handle a wide range of situations afloat

RYA Recognition Information

This RYA course is held under the Bury Lake Young Mariners Recognised Training Centre at our base at the Rickmansworth Aquadrome. The maximum Instructor to Student Ratio is: 1:6 and the minimum duration for the course is 2 Days. The following material is provided to you as part of your course:

  • Certificate if required standard is met

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