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RYA Start Sailing Stages 1 + 2

Level: Beginner | Age: 9 - 16 | Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30 | Average Price: £225.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Beginner

Age: 9 - 16

Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30

Average Price: £225.00

Average Member's Price: £190.00


Typical Number on Course: 24

Typical Instructor - Student Ratio: 1:3

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

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The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

The programme was well structured and met my needs:

94% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

Still got a question? Drop us an email at courses@blym.org.uk and we would be happy to help!


Survey results taken from automated participant surveys based on a total of 19 responses.

Course Summary

This is a five day course taking the complete beginner through to sailing solo. Full instruction is provided on all aspects of learning to sail, from clothing to capsize and beyond! Take full advantage of our fleet of modern sailing dinghies and experienced, qualified instructions to have a blast and meet new friends. The confidence that young people gain when they are awarded their certificate makes an instructor's week; the transformation from nervous beginner to keen enthusiast is truly remarkable. A wonderful and very different way to spend a school holiday, this course is brilliant value for money.


Course Outline

  • Launching and recovery
  • Steering
  • Parts of the boat
  • Basic sailing
  • Basic sailing skills
  • Ropework
  • Collision avoidance

Ability After Course

  • Able to steer and understand basic principles
  • Understand basic principles
  • Able to tack and control boat speed

Where Do I Go Next?

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Course Dates

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Monday
8
April
Friday
12
April

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-04-05
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
15
April
Friday
19
April

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-04-12
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Monday
27
May
Friday
31
May

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-05-24
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Monday
22
July
Friday
26
July

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-07-19
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
29
July
Friday
2
August

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-07-26
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
5
August
Friday
9
August

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-08-02
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
12
August
Friday
16
August

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-08-09
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
19
August
Friday
23
August

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-08-16
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
26
August
Friday
30
August

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-08-23
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.
Monday
28
October
Friday
1
November

Course runs over 5 Days between 09:30 and 15:30.

Price: £225.00
Member's Price: £190.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2019-10-25
Bookings may close early for operational reasons.

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