RYA courses for youth and adults available in August
Published 19:05 on 11 Jul 2022
These courses are now full. If you are interested in a future sailing course, please write to email@example.com
Interested in learning to sail or improving your skills? SWSC and YMCA Lakeside have spaces available on the following RYA courses for youth and adults:
Youth (10-16 years old):
Mon-Tues, August 8-9 (probably stage 1)
Wed-Thurs, August 24-25 (probably stage 2)
Sat and Sun, August 13-14 (Level 1)
Sat and Sun, August 27-28 (level 1 or 2 depending on the most interest)
Description of the courses:
For youth (ages 10 to 16):
RYA Start Sailing Stage 1 covers launching and recovery, sailing across the wind, turning around, steering and basic parts of the boat.
Stage 2: Develop the sailing skills needed to sail around a course - tacking, gybing and controlling boat speed.
Stage 3: Build your confidence and develop the skills needed to sail in different directions in moderate conditions
For adults (16+):
RYA Level 1 is a course for complete beginners. Learn to sail in all directions and awareness of launching and recovery.
RYA Level 2 Basic Skills: Build your confidence and gain the skills needed to sail and make decisions in good conditions.
RYA Level 3 Better Sailing: Improve your sailing, consolidating skills and trying new ones in a variety of conditions.
Last updated 12:10 on 14 November 2023