Start Sailing (Stage 1)
Duration: 2 Days
Daily Start Time: 10am – 4:3opm
Group size: 8
Certificate: RYA Start Sailing (stage 1)
Minimum Standard: None
Minimum Age: 8 yrs.
To Book Call: 01928 740 243
Introduction to dinghy sailing. This 2 Day course is for sailer who have never sailed before but have always wanted to try. Sailers will predominately sailing in pairs to help share the work load.
RYA Youth Start Sailing (Stage 1): This course introduces you to the fundamentals of sailing focusing on Boat handling, Tacking, wind awareness and steering
Key learning points: assisting in rigging, launching, landing, sailing across the wind, what to do in a capsize, safety, personal equipment and boat handling information.
The Next Steps: To progress your sailing further we recommend joining your local junior sailing club to help consolidate what you have learnt and then consider attending the RYA Youth Improver Stage 2
To find out where your nearest sailing club is please visit the RYA.
RYA Dinghy Sailing Beginners Handbook (G3)
RYA Youth sailing scheme syllabus & Logbook (G11)