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Why Choose a beginner course

Learning to sail can be the start of something new and exciting and the best way to get to grips with the basics is by learning to sail a dinghy. Our 2-day RYA sailing modules will take you through all the necessary training to enable you to be confident out on the water – go on what are you waiting for.

What will I learn?

The beginner modules cover RYA Stage 1 & RYA Stage 2 for youths (8-16 years) and RYA Level 1 & RYA Level 2 for adults (17+ years). 

Youth - Launching, recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing skills, rope work and collision avoidance.

Adult - Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

2018 Dates

Youth Stage 1 (Mon-Tue): March 26, April 2, 9, May 28, July 16, 23, 28, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 22   

Youth Stage 1 (Sat-Sun): May 26, July 28, Aug 25 

Adult Level 1 (Mon-Tue): April 2, May 28, July 23, Aug 6, 20

Adult Level 1 (Sat-Sun): March 17, May 26,  July 14, Aug 11

Youth Stage 2 (Wed-Thu): March 28, April 4, 11 May 30, July 18, 25 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 24 

Youth Stage 2 (Sat-Sun): June 2, Aug 4, Sept 1

Adult Level 2 (Wed-Thu): April 4, May 30, July 21, 25, Aug 8, 22

Adult Level 2 (Sat-Sun): March 24, June 2, July 21, Aug 18

Course Duration

We provide 2 day modules for all age categories

For complete beginners who want to achieve their Stage 2 or Level 2, then you can book onto two of the modules. 

Extend a 4 day course to 5 days by booking on to Friday's multi-activity / regatta day

*6 week courses are at Poole Park and take place on a Wednesday evening with courses TBA

Qualifications

Youth - After a 2 day module your aim is to acheive RYA Stage 1 or if you book a 4 day course (2 x 2 day modules) you will expect to acheive RYA Stage 2.

Adult - After a 2 day module your aim is to acheive RYA Level 1 or if you book a 4 day course (2 x 2 day modules) you will expect to acheive RYA Stage 2.

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    AVAILABLE AGES

    Course ages

    12-16
    YOUTH

    17+
    ADULT

    AVAILABLE COURSE LENGTHS

    Weekend

    FROM £150

    2 days

    FROM £150

    4 days

    FROM £300

    5 days

    FROM £350

    Evenings

    FROM £

    LOCATION Rockley Point | BH15 4RW

    It was an amazing course which helped me learn how to sail. I will definitely sail again!

    Gemma Carrington (Youth beginner Sailing)

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