Dinghy Sailing Courses

We offer a number of RYA accredited courses from the basic Level 1 sailing course for complete beginners through to the start racing course. Our courses are suitable for both adults and junior sailors (8 & upwards), with juniors being able to work through the RYA DInghy Youth scheme. Courses are normally run on Saturdays from May through to October, and typically consist of 2-3 hours sailing on each day plus classroom/theory. We aim to run them on consecutive Saturdays but this isn't always possible because of tides or weather.

RYA Level 1. This course is run over 3 days and is aimed at complete beginners.  There are no entry requirements. After completing this course you will be able to sail in light winds under supervision.

Cost £60 members, £120 non-members. Under 18 members £45, non-members £90.

RYA Level 2. This follows on from the L1 course and also takes place over 3 days. You need to have completed an RYA L1 course or be able to sail a triangular course unaided. After completing this course you will be able to rig, launch/recover a boat, carry out basick manouvers and be able sail in good conditions.

Cost £60 members, £120 non-members. Under 18 members £45, non-members £90.

RYA Start Racing. For those that can already sail, this 2-day course does what it says on the tin! Learn about start procedures, flags and the basics of the rules-of-racing.

Cost £40 members, £80 non-members. Under 16  £30 members, £60 non-members.

 

2019 Programme

 

Course Dates 1,2, and 3 can be L1, L2 or any Youth sailing course depending upon demand. Please bear in mind that sailing is dependent on the weather, so we sometime have to re-schedule course dates.

 

Start

Weekend course

Racing

Sat 21st April

 

Sun 22nd April

 

 

Course 1

3 days

 

Sat 15th June

 

Sat 22nd June

 

Sat 29th June

   

Course 2

3 days

 

Sat 6th July

 

Sat 20th July

 

Sat 3rd August

   

Course 3

3 days

 

Sat 31st August

 

Sat 14th Sept

 

Sat 28th Sept

 

 

Other dinghy courses can be arranged subject to demand.

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