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RYA Keelboat Courses

RYA Adult Keelboat Sailing Courses:

RYA KEELBOAT LEVEL 1

This 2 day course RYA small boat start sailing level 1 course provides a short introduction to sailing for adult novices aged over 14 years of age. By the end of the course , students will have a basic understanding of keelboat handling techniques and basic background knowledge. It is recommended that all participants strengthen this short introduction course with the RYA Start Sailing Level 2 course.

  • Course Price £160
  • Course duration: 2 days

Course content: How to sail in all directions, use of lines, essential safety, man overboard recovery

Weekday dates

More course dates available soon. Please contact us for any urgent or specific course date requests.


RYA KEELBOAT LEVEL 2

  • Course Price £160
  • Course duration: 2 days
  • Requirements:Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1

Course content: Rigging, sailing in all directions, essential safety knowledge, winches, mooring, anchoring

On completion of this course, the successful sailor will be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light winds. It will be assumed that every student starting this course has already mastered the practical skills and absorbed the background knowledge required for Start Sailing Level 1. Both courses can be combined. Tuition will be given by trained instructors, using appropriate supervision ratios. The students' knowledge and ability will be assessed on a continuous basis, though an oral interview may be used as the basis for theory assessment if required. Students will be kept informed of their individual progress throughout the course.

Weekday dates

8-9 November Book Now

More course dates available on request.


RYA KEELBOAT LEVEL 3

Setting out the foundations of sailing for you

  • Course Price £160
  • Course duration: 2 days
  • Requirements: Level 2
  • Course content: Furthering and refining the skills learnt in Level 2, introduction to spinnakers, day sailing, seamanship skills

On completion of this course, the successful sailor will have a fuller understanding of the principles covered in Levels 1 & 2. They should have gained in confidence and will have improved their sailing technique. The course aims to provide a bridge to the advanced modules and to make progress easier for those sailors wishing to progress further through the scheme and undertake Seamanship Skills or other advanced techniques.

Course dates for this course are available upon request


Instruction is provided by RYA keelboat instructors, using appropriate supervision ratios never exceeding 4 students per boat. Students will be kept informed of their individual progress throughout the course as the course is completed via ongoing assessment.

Cant make any of the above course dates? need to focus on a specific area? We can tailor training programmes to suit your needs. Available on request. For inquiries and more information email training@hrsc.org.uk or call 02380 45 20 70

Last updated 13:55 on 8 September 2017

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