RYA Youth Stage 3 – 2 Day Course

£175.00 £150.00

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13th/14th August
26th/27th August

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RYA Youth Stages

2 day course from 9.00am to 5.00pm

The RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Stages 1-4 are aimed at participants from 8 – 16 years old to progress through their sailing journey from complete beginner to competent sailor.

Here at Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre sailors will be taught in a range of sailing dinghies specific to the sailor’s needs and course syllabus. Sailing dinghies include Toppers, Laser Picos, Topper Topazs and Wayfarers.

RYA Youth Stage 1

No prior sailing experience necessary, the two day course will include Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing. After the course the sailor should be able to steer and understand basic principles.

RYA Youth Stage 2

Prior experience should be an RYA Youth Stage 1 or equivalent knowledge, the two day course will include basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance. After the course the sailor should be able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles.

RYA Youth Stage 3

Prior experience should be an RYA Youth Stage 2 or equivalent knowledge, the two day course will include rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques, capsize recovery, sailing theory. After the course the sailor should be able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

RYA Youth Stage 4

Prior experience should be an RYA Youth Stage 3 or equivalent knowledge, the two day course will include rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques and manoeuvres in crewed boats, recovering a man overboard. After the course the sailor should be able to launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

Kit list for all courses

  • Packed lunch
  • Closed toe shoes (old trainers are fine however there are a small selection of wet shoes available to buy in the centre for £6.50)
  • Swimwear (to wear under a wetsuit which we will provide or bring your own!)
  • Towel and warm dry change of clothes (for after)
  • RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Logbook (this will have been issued on the RYA Stage 1 course)

Note

If you do not find a date that is suitable or would like to know which course is best for you please contact the centre.

Disclaimer: Horseshoe Lake reserves the right to cancel or change dates due to lack of participants or adverse weather conditions.