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RYA Level 1 - Start Sailing

Level: Beginner | Age: 16 + | Typical Time: 9:30 - 16:30 | Average Price: £170.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Beginner

Age: 16 +

Typical Time: 9:30 - 16:30

Average Price: £170.00

Average Member's Price: £140.00


Typical Number on Course: 6

Typical Instructor - Student Ratio: 1:3

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The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful:

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The programme was well structured and met my needs:

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Course Summary

Level 1 is a two day introductory course for complete beginners, working through the basics of helming a boat, right through to sailing solo for the first time. The improvement seen in this course is great and most participents enjoy it so much that they extend their course to the full five days to complete Level 2 as well! A fantastic way to learn something new in a safe and supportive environment, which will kickstart your involvement with the club and sailing as a sport. Not only do we cover the practical aspect of sailing but the theory behind it, to give you a broad understanding of how and why the boat behaves as it does and we respond in a certain way. This fascinating and highly informative course is bound to get you out on the water regularly and feeling proud of yourself.


Course Outline

  • How to launch and recover a dinghy
  • How to sail in all directions

Ability After Course

  • Able to sail in light winds under supervision

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