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Pre-Requisites: RYA Pre-Entry Assessment (completed within 12 months of course start date), RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA Safe & Fun Safeguarding, RYA Membership (a valid RYA membership number will be required for the end of the course). A recognised first aid qualification will need to be obtained and maintained prior to fulfilling the RYA Instructor role. 

Assessment: continual assessment, with moderation on the final day with a second, independent Coach

Health Declaration: All RYA Instructors are required to sign a health declaration to ensure they have sufficient medical fitness to carry out their duty of care.  Further details can be obtained from the RYA website

Minimum Age: 16+

Duration: 5 days (please note these are long days, with work and reading set each evening)

Maximum Teaching Ratio: 6:1

Boats Used: Single-hander and double-hander dinghies

Cost: £385


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Included in the cost of the course:

  • All specialist kit (buoyancy aid, helmet, dinghy equipment)

Additional items you will need to bring:

  • RYA National Sailing Scheme Instructor Handbook (G14)
  • Suitable footwear & sailing kit
  • Notepad & pen
  • Refreshments (minimum water bottle)

It is strongly recommended candidates bring the latest RYA National Sailing Scheme (G4) and RYA Youth Sailing Scheme (G11) logbooks to the course in order to be able to reference to the teaching elements within the schemes.

A comprehensive list of items to bring will be available in the joining instructions



Dinghy Instructor Courses

  • RYA Dinghy Instructor

    This 5-day course is an intensive and enjoyable introduction into the role of the Dinghy Instructor. You will learn and practice effective methods and techniques needed to successfully plan, deliver and review sailing sessions.

    £ 385.00

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