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Course Aim: working towards RYA Start Racing

Who the course is aimed for: confident RYA Stage 3 sailors (or equivalent experience)

Age Range: 8-15 years

Duration: 4-half day course in the school holidays

Maximum Teaching Ratio: 6:1

Boats Used: Single-hander dinghies (typically RS Tera)

 Included in the cost of the course:

  • RYA Certificate (upon successful completion of Stages)
  • All specialist kit (buoyancy aid, helmet, dinghy equipment)


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Our youth sailing courses cater to everyone from complete beginners to seasoned sailors.

Working towards the RYA Youth syllabus, sessions are taught by RYA Instructors through a mixture of formal and informal practical and theory sessions.  The focus is on creating a fun environment where all students are able to develop at their own pace.

RYA certification is awarded upon successful completion of the syllabus, and while we cannot guarantee certification, our ambition is to get the best out of all our students during their time with us.

Offered from Easter all the way through to the Autumn half term for children aged 8-15 years.

Additional items you will need to bring:

  • RYA Youth Sailing Logbook
  • Suitable footwear & outdoor clothing
  • Refreshments (minimum water bottle)

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



Youth Sailing Courses

  • Start Racing

    Ideal for those who sailors who want to experience the competitive side of sailing. This course practices key skills associated within the racing environment. Techniques taught include how to get a good start, building up speed, racing tactics and racing rules. On the water, you can also practice specific techniques used in racing such as rabbit starts, elephant ears and trigger pull starts.

    £ 175.00

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