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RYA Start Sailing Stages 1 + 2

Level: Beginner | Age: 9 - 16 | Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30 | Average Price: £200.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Beginner

Age: 9 - 16

Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30

Average Price: £200.00

Average Member's Price: £170.00


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

Everything I needed to know was clearly explained:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

The programme was well structured and met my needs:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

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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

Course Dates

Monday
23
July
Friday
27
July

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

Price: £210.00
Member's Price: £180.00

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Monday
30
July
Friday
3
August

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

Price: £200.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Monday
6
August
Friday
10
August

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

Price: £200.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Monday
13
August
Friday
17
August

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

Price: £190.00
Member's Price: £160.00

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Monday
20
August
Friday
24
August

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

Price: £190.00
Member's Price: £160.00

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Monday
27
August
Friday
31
August

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

Price: £190.00
Member's Price: £160.00

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Monday
22
October
Friday
26
October

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

Price: £200.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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