As a recognised RYA Training Centre, we are able to offer RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses that can take you from your first experience in a boat up to a confident and accomplished sailor.
Adult Courses (age 14+)
RYA Level 1 – Is an introductory course to dinghy sailing. The course takes place over 2days/16 hours and gives students the basic skills and knowledge to sail around safely in calm conditions.
RYA Level 2 – is the next step. Again 2days/16 hours, this course teaches you how to rig, launch and recover your own boat, sail on all points of sail in moderate conditions and how to recover from a capsize. As well as this, basic theory is covered.
RYA Level 3, Day Sailing, Dinghy Seamanship Skills, Dinghy Sailing with Spinnakers also available
Youth Courses (age 8+)
Youth Stage 1 – A 2 day course providing you a basic understanding and feeling of how a boat sails, giving you confidence on the water.
Youth Stage 2 – Here you will gain basic sailing skills, allowing you to manoeuvre the boat, control your speed and understand the basic principles.
Youth Stage 3 – During this course, you will learn how to sail a triangle course in moderate conditions and how to launch and recover your boat. You will also be able to recover a capsized dinghy in the water.
Youth Stage 4 – By the end of this stage, you should be able to competently sail around a triangle unaided, using the 5 essentials whilst sailing in a crewed dinghy.
If you would like to know more about any of our courses, please complete an enquiry form here.
These courses can be ran separately and are based on a ratio of 6 students to one Instructor.