Advanced Dinghy Modules

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Once you’ve got to grips with the basics, take your sailing further with our advanced modules. You can either focus on one module over a weekend or, if you choose to take part in one of our 5 day skills development weeks, you should aim to cover two of the modules.

The RYA Level 3, or equivalent experience, is a pre-requisite for all these modules. However for some courses you may benefit from having additional experience. If you are unsure, please contact us to discuss suitability.

Please have a look at the course details below for more information and available dates. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 319 1820 or email bookings@portedgarwatersports.com.

[toggles] [toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Seamanship Skills” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b1″] This is a 2-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

An excellent course which is all about boat control, solving problems afloat and becoming a more confident and accomplished sailor.

2020 Dates: 9-10 May
Cost: £229

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[toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Day Sailing course” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b2″] This is a 2-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Explore the Firth of Forth with our RYA Day Sailing course. With picturesque harbours, sandy beaches, islands and the famous backdrop of bridges, it’s a great location to spend time learning basic navigation and the planning skills needed to enjoy a day trip.

2020 Dates: 27-28 June
Cost: £229

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[toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Start Racing” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b3″] This is a 2-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Racing is one of the best ways to develop your sailing skills and get involved with your local club. This course will teach you all you need to know to increase your boat speed and feel confident in the rules and start line tactics. Go on, satisfy that thirst for some competition!

2020 Dates: 30-31 May
Cost: £229

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[toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Sailing with Spinnakers” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b4″]This is a 2-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

One of the most rewarding of all the RYA courses, we’ll help develop your knowledge of the power zone! Before you know it you’ll be blasting along and gybing with the spinnaker up.

2020 Dates: 18-19 April, 8-9 August
Cost: £229

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[toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Performance Sailing” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b5″]This is a 2-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Get to grips with our high performance boats! This course will improve your boat handling, master trapeze and spinnaker skills and give you the confidence to sail these fantastic dinghies in all conditions. To gain the most from this course, we recommend at least two seasons of sailing after completing your Level 2.

2020 Dates: 13-14 June
Cost: £229

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[toggles] [toggle title=”RYA Dinghy Cruising Week” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b1″]This is a 5-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

Combine the RYA Seamanship and Day Sailing modules and not only will you develop your boat handling skills, you’ll also learn the navigation techniques needed to safely cruise a small boat on a day trip. You’ll learn about boat control, solving problems afloat and will become a more confident and accomplished sailor whilst exploring the Firth of Forth. With picturesque harbours, sandy beaches, islands and the famous backdrop of bridges, it’s a great location to spend time learning basic navigation and the planning skills needed to enjoy a day trip.

2020 Dates: 13-17 July
Cost: £399

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[toggle title=”RYA Advanced Dinghy Handling Week” color=”Accent-Color” id=”b1″]This is a 5-day course from 09.30-16.30.

Pre-requisites: RYA Level 3 or equivalent experience.

By bringing together the Spinnaker and Performance sailing modules this course develops your boat handling skills and knowledge of how to get the very best out of modern dinghies. The week will include all aspects of spinnaker and trapeze work alongside how to make performance boats go fast. We recommend you have had at least two seasons of sailing after completing the RYA Level 3 Better Sailing course to ensure you get the most from this fun course.

2020 Dates: tbc
Cost: tbc

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