RYA Start Sailing Stages 3 + 4

Level: Intermediate | Age: 9 - 16 | Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30 | Average Price: £235.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Intermediate
Age: 9 - 16
Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30

Minimum Course Duration: 4 Days

Average Price: £235.00

Average Member's Price: £195.00

Typical Number on Course: 12

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:6

The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

The programme was well structured and met my needs:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

Parents / Guardians are welcome to join us for racing on the Friday of the course starting at 1pm.

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Course Summary

During this five day course you will progress from an improver to a competent sailor. The course is designed to make you more self sufficient and confident without constant instruction. You should have at least a years regular sailing experience and hold Stages 2 + 3 before progressing to this course. A whole range of more complex theories and exercises will be learnt to further develop participants' sailing ability.

At least one season of logged sailing is required before booking onto this course after Stages 2 & 3.

Course Outline

  • Rigging, launching and recovery
  • Sailing techniques
  • Capsize recovery
  • Sailing theory
  • Manoeuvres in crewed boats
  • Recovering a man overboard

Ability After Course

  • Able to launch a dinghy
  • Able to sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions
  • Can launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring
  • Retrieve a man overboard

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 4 Days. The following material is provided to you as part of your course:

  • Certificate if required standard is met

Where Do I Go Next?

Once you have completed this course, we would recommend you try these ones:

RYA Seamanship + Spinnakers

Level: Intermediate

Age: 12 +

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Bury Lake Young Mariners
Rickmansworth Aquadrome
Frogmoor Lane