Courses

RYA Dinghy Level 1:       Introduction to the sport of sailing. Covers all you need to know to get afloat under supervision.

Assumed knowledge:     None

Minimum duration:        2 days (or equivalent sessions)

Minimum age:                 None (although under 16s may prefer to learn through our Friday Night Sailing and Junior Sailing Camp)

Course content:               How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering

 Ability after course:       Able to sail in light winds under supervision

Cost:                                  £140

(including compulsory course materials and course completion certificate)

 

Dates:                                Spring and Autumn 2020 – precise dates to be confirmed on the club calendar

 

 

RYA Dinghy Level 2:       Basic Skills to be an independent competent light wind sailor

Assumed knowledge:     Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1

Minimum duration:        2 days (or equivalent sessions)

Minimum age:                 None (although under 16s may prefer to learn through our Friday Night Sailing and Junior Sailing Camp)

Course content:               Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge

Ability after course:        Able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

Cost:                                  £140

(including compulsory course materials and course completion certificate)

 

Dates:                                Spring and Autumn 2020 – – precise dates to be confirmed on the club calendar

 

RYA Powerboat Level 1:              An introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

Assumed knowledge:     None

Minimum duration:        1 day

Minimum age:                16

Course content:               Launch and recovery. Preparation of boat and crew, boat handling,  picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed.

Ability after the course: Able to drive under supervision

Cost:                                  £140

(including compulsory course materials and course completion certificate)

 

Dates:                                Dates to be confirmed on the club calendar

 

RYA Powerboat Level 2:                             This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC).

Assumed knowledge:     None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating

Minimum duration:        2 days

Minimum age:                 16

Course content:               Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard

Ability after the course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft

Cost:                                  £140

(including compulsory course materials and course completion certificate)

 

Dates:                               Dates to be confirmed on the club calendar