RYA Youth Courses


Stage 1

The RYA Stage 1 Start Sailing guides you from never having sailed to understanding the basics of how a boat sails (and what the parts are called) whilst practicing sailing, steering and stopping your own boat.

A ‘RYA Start Sailing’ book and RYA Youth Logbook are included in the course price and successful candidates are awarded an RYA Stage 1 Certificate.

Students generally have a boat each and should be confident in the water.

Sailing can be quite physical and our recommend minimum age is 10 years.

Students who complete the syllabus successfully can go on to consolidate their skills in a Stage 2 course

Course duration: 2 days. When booking please book the start date

Dates available: 27th & 28th April 2024 now fully booked

22nd & 23rd June 2024  there is 1 place remaining, due to a cancellation

Price from £90 Per Person

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STAGE 2

Pre requisites: Students should understand the basics of sailing and will generally have sailed a boat on their own. Students should bring their Stage 1 certificate and logbook.

This course will consolidate the skills learned in Stage 1 and develop new skills.

At the end of the course students should understand how to rig, capsize, right and sail a boat on their own.

Successful candidates will be awarded a RYA Stage 2 Certificate. After Stage 2 young people may practice their sailing at our Tuesday Club.

Course duration: 2 days. When booking please book the start date

Dates available:  29th & 30th June 2024

Price from £90 Per Person

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STAGE 3

Pre requisites: Students should be able to rig and sail a short course on their own. Students should bring their Stage 2 certificate and logbook.

New skills and refinements to the basic skills are taught

On completion students should be able to rig and sail on their own, on all points of sail, in a gentle breeze.

Successful candidates will be awarded a RYA Stage 3 Certificate and may continue their sailing at our Club

Course duration: 2 days. When booking please book the start date

Dates available: 22nd and 23rd June 2024

Price from £90 Per Person

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STAGE 4

Pre requisites: It is expected that students will have a Stage 3 certificate which they should bring with their Logbook.

Students will use RS Fevas and Zests for this 2-person boat course

On completion students will be able to helm and crew efficiently and solve a variety of problems afloat.

Successful candidates will be awarded a RYA Stage 4 Certificate and may continue their sailing at our Club

Course duration: 2 days. When booking please book the start date

Dates available: TBC

Price from £90 Per Person

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START RACING

Pre requisites: It is expected that students will have a year’s sailing experience and a Stage 3 certificate which they should bring with their Logbook.

This course may use RS Fevas and Zests and Toppers and on completion students will understand the basic skills and knowledge required for racing.

Successful candidates will be awarded a RYA Start Racing Certificate and may continue their sailing at our Club
Course duration: 2 days. When booking please book the start date

Dates available: TBC

Price from £90 Per Person

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