RYA Beginner Courses - Youth (Stages 1&2) (Stages 3&4)
These four-day courses cover a wide range of dinghy sailing skills, leaving you well on the way to becoming a confident small boat sailor. Students are aged between 8 - 16 years to start on these courses.
The beginner stages 1 & 2 will incorporate launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing and collision avoidance. Stages 3 & 4 provides instruction in rigging, sailing techniques, capsize recovery/man overboard and sailing theory. By the end of these youth courses students will be able to launch and return to the beach and sail around a triangle course in moderate conditions.
The courses run from approximately 09.30 to 16.00 each day and are led by a Senior RYA instructor with a limited student to instructor ratio.