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RYA Start Sailing Stages 3 + 4

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

Quick Course Information

Level: Intermediate

Age: 9 - 16

Typical Time: 9:30 - 15:30

Average Price: £200.00

Average Member's Price: £170.00


Typical Number on Course: 12

Typical Instructor - Student Ratio: 1:6

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:

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Everything I needed to know was clearly explained:

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The programme was well structured and met my needs:

100% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

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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

Course Dates

Monday
16
July
Friday
20
July

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

Price: £200.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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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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