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RYA Start Racing

6th - 7 August

RYA Start Racing

The aim of this course is to give non- racers the skills and confidence to become Club racers and learn the fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course in good conditions.

Minimum Requirements - Sailing and knowledge to at least the standard of RYA Stage 3

The RYA Start Racing course includes :-

  • How to make best use of the Five Essentials
  • mark rounding
  • pre-start boat handling at slow speed including starting and stopping
  • transits
  • clean wind
  • race strategy
  • sailing upwind,
  • theory/ background to scoring system,
  • race instructions,
  • boat preparation,
  • tuning.

After attending this course, you will be able to successfully race around a course with an understanding of what you will need to do to perform in a race. Whether going on to race at the next level or not, the 'Start racing' course provides the next level of boat handling and understanding for everyone.


This event has sold out, however you may still place bookings to be added to the waiting list. You will not be charged for your booking unless a space becomes available.

Waiting list

Booking closed 3 Aug 2020 23:59

Available till 3 Aug 2020

Last updated 9:19pm on 21 July 2020

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