Junior & Youth Dinghy Sailing

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For kids aged 8-16 we have something suitable for everyone from RYA Sailing Stages 1-4 as well as our more advanced courses.

All of the RYA stages are supported with a log book which can be purchased from the office, so parts of the syllabus can be ticked off as you progress and record your achievement. So you’ll be sailing through the stages before you know 

A fantastic introduction to sailing, you will have lots of fun while gaining confidence out on the water.  By the end of the 2 days you will be able to rig and sail a boat, understand wind direction, basic boat controls and have the confidence to launch and recover a dinghy

2021 Dates:- 17-18 April, 22-23 May, 17-18 July, 28-29 August 

Cost: £169

Prerequisites: none

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An excellent course that builds upon all of the initial skills covered in Stage 1.  You will learn more about the points of sailing, rigging, launching, tacking and gybing. When you hike out and lean back, as your boat cuts through the water, you’ll really feel the adrenaline rush of sailing. 

2021 Dates:- 24-25 April, 19-20 June, 31 July-1 August, 11-12 September 

Cost: £169

Prerequisites: Stage 1

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Following on from doing some sailing after Stage 2, this weekend course helps to develop your single handed skills.  Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we will have you speeding along in no time!  And if that wasn’t enough to get your teeth stuck int, we’ll also go over a little theory including tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2021 Dates:- 8-9 May, 3-4 July, 14-15 August 

Cost: £169

Prerequisites: Stage 2

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Following on from doing some sailing after Stage 3, this weekend course helps to develop your single handed skills.  Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we will have you speeding along in no time!  And if that wasn’t enough to get your teeth stuck int, we’ll also go over a little theory including tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2021 Dates:- 5-6 June, 4-5 September 

Cost: £169

Prerequisites: Stage 3

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This course gives you the chance to really get to grips with the sport. An action packed week combining the RYA Stage 1 & Stage 2 syllabus.  You will have a fun introduction to sailing with our instructors helping to develop your rigging, launching, tacking and gybing skills so you’ll be a safe and competent sailor in no time. 

2021 Dates:- Every week from 28 June – 20 August (inclusive)  11th-15th and 18th-22nd October

Cost: £269

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A week packed full of adventures, this course will help you to develop your single handed sailing skills in our fleet of RS Quba’s while working towards your RYA Stage 3 certificate. Covering a variety of practical boat control skills, such as; man over board, coming along side and picking up a mooring, we’ll have you speeding along in no time. And if that wasn’t enough for you to get your teeth stuck into, we’ll also go over a little theory including; tidal information, weather and boat controls.

2021 Dates:- Every week from 28 June – 20 August (inclusive) and 18th -22nd October

Cost: £269

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 An excellent course that helps you to prepare for moving onto the RYA advanced modules, applying the skills you have mastered in Stage 3 to double handed dinghies run in our RS Fevas which are perfect for developing and nurturing new skills

2021 Dates:- 28 June-2 July 12-16 July, 26-30 July, 9-13   6-10 July, 9-13 August 

Cost: £269

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This course is ideal for aspiring racers and club sailors who would like to improve their racing skills. Under the guidance of our RYA Racing Coaches you will work on all aspects of racing helping you to progress. If you have your own topper or feva, you’re welcome to bring it along too! 

Pre-requisite: minimum Stage 3

2021 Dates:- 12-16 July

Cost: £269

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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.

Pre-requisites: Age 12-16  RYA Stage 4 and above

2021 Dates:- 26-30 July

Cost: £269

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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.

Pre-requisite: age 12-16  minimum Stage 4

2021 Dates:- 2-6 August

Cost: £269

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