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Oppie Adventures

Level: Junior | Age: 7 - 9 | Time: 10:00 - 15:00 | Price: £80

Quick Course Information

Level: Junior

Age: 7 - 9

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Price: £80

Member's Price: £69


Typical Number on Course: 12

Typical Instructor - Student Ratio: 1:6

Unlike other Junior Courses, a parent / guardian is not required to remain on site at all times throughout this course.

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Course Summary

A two day introduction to sailing designed to give juniors an taster of sailing as well as inspiring them to take up the sport further. Taught in Oppies (small, stable dinghies), this course aims to provide a fun way of learning the basics of sailing, through the medium of games and interesting on the water exercises. This fun packed two days is the ideal way to try something new during the summer holidays and is perfect for younger siblings who want to see what all the fuss is about for themselves.


Course Outline

  • Basic sailing skills
  • Single handed method
  • Figure of 8 course
  • Sailing game
  • Knots
  • Rigging race
  • Tacking
  • Parts of a boat / parts of a sail
  • Towing session

Course Dates

Wednesday
4
April
Thursday
5
April

Course runs over 2 Days.

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Wednesday
11
April
Thursday
12
April

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Wednesday
30
May
Thursday
31
May

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Wednesday
18
July
Thursday
19
July

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Wednesday
25
July
Thursday
26
July

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Wednesday
1
August
Thursday
2
August

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Wednesday
8
August
Thursday
9
August

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Wednesday
15
August
Thursday
16
August

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Wednesday
22
August
Thursday
23
August

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Wednesday
29
August
Thursday
30
August

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Wednesday
24
October
Thursday
25
October

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