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RYA Training Courses


  • All of our courses are taught by qualified RYA Instructors

  • A maximum ratio of 6 beginner students to each instructor or 9 advanced students to each instructor.

  • Teaching takes place on the water and in the classroom and we move between the two depending on the group, the weather conditions and the requirements of the curriculum. 

learn to sail

Learn the basic skills of sailing by undertaking a 'Learn to Sail' course and progress towards RYA Stages 1 and 2. Learn to Sail groups are typically split by age - 8-10yrs (sailing Laser Bugs & Oppies) & 10-15yrs (sailing Laser Picos & RS Qubas).No sailing experience needed... 

COURSES

We offer the 'Learn to Sail' course over two options:

WEEKEND TERMS

Run during the school term time over six weekends.  Each year we offer 3 different terms from Easter through to Autumn.

  • 8-10 years - Saturday mornings
  • 10-15yrs - Sunday mornings
  • PRICE £165: Six week course

If you have your own group of 3 students or more, we can put on your own bespoke 'term'! Contact us for more details! 

HOLIDAY WEEKS

Week long courses run during the school holiday period from Easter through to Autumn half term.

  • Monday to Friday 0930-1630
  • A great way to spend the week!
  • On the last day: At 3.15, there is the QM Sail Past followed by prizegiving when friends and family are invited to come and watch what the students have achieved during the week and celebrate their success
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday Course 

 

 More details....

  •  RYA Stages 1 and 2 of the RYA youth Sailing Scheme
  • The next step: RYA Improver Stage 2/3 

Develop the basic skills of sailing and work towards becoming an independent sailor by undertaking an 'Improver Sailing' course by progressing towards RYA Stages 2 and 3. Improver groups are typically split by age - 8-10yrs (sailing Laser Bugs & Oppies) & 10-15yrs (sailing Laser Picos & RS Qubas).

  • Sailing experience needed: Stage 1


COURSES

 We offer the 'Improver Sailing' course over two options: 

WEEKEND TERMS

Run during the school term time over six weekends.  Each year we offer 3 different terms from Easter through to Autumn.

  • 8-10 years - Saturday afternoons
  • 10-15yrs - Sunday afternoons
  • PRICE £165: Six week course

If you have your own group of 3 students or more, we can put on your own bespoke 'term'! Contact us for more details! 

HOLIDAY WEEKS

Week long courses run during the school holiday period from Easter through to Autumn half term.

  • Monday to Friday 0930-1630
  • A great way to spend the week!
  • On the last day: At 3.15, there is the QM Sail Past followed by prizegiving when friends and family are invited to come and watch what the students have achieved during the week and celebrate their success
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday Course 

 

 More details....

  • Learning: The Improver Sailing Plus course is for those participants who have completed Stage 3 but who are not yet ready to start Stage 4 either because they are not yet 10 years old or because they have not sailed for a while. Perfect for dusting off the cobwebs!
  • Sailing experience Stage 3 needed... The next Step: RYA Sailing Competance Stage 4
  • More detailRYA Improver Sailing of the Youth Sailing Scheme
  • PRICE £165: 3-day Holiday course 
  • PRICE £165: Six week course (Saturday afternoons)
  • Availability and Booking 
RYA Stage 4

Develop doublehander skills with the 'Sailing Competence' course by progressing towards the RYA Stage 4 syllabus.  Typically a minimum age of 10 is required due to the inherrent larger size of the training dinghy....RS Fevas.

    • Sailing experience needed: Stage 3

 

COURSES

 We offer the 'Sailing Competence' course as a 5-day option in school holidays: 

HOLIDAY WEEKS

 

  • Week long courses run during the school holiday period from Easter through to Autumn half term.
  • Monday to Friday 0930-1630
  • A great way to spend the week!
  • On the last day: At 3.15, there is the QM Sail Past followed by prizegiving when friends and family are invited to come and watch what the students have achieved during the week and celebrate their success
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday Course 

 

 More details....

RYA Start Racing
  • 5 day course from 0930 to 1630
  • An introduction to dinghy racing
  • Includes boat handling, race starts, mark rounding and theory
  • This course follows the RYA Start Racing curriculum with the aim of introducing the novice to the sport of dinghy racing. It contains all the student needs to know to get round the course and lays the foundations for winning
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday course
  • Availability and Booking 
  • 5 day course from 0930 to 1630
  • For those with some racing experience
  • Focus on starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics.
  • The course follows the RYA Intermediate Racing curriculum and builds on the students basic racing skills, developing a greater awareness of the key principles of starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday course
  • Availability and Booking 
  • 5 day course from 0930 to 1630
  • Improve top-end skills in asymmetric spinnaker and trapeze dinghies
  • Tweak your sailing skills further than they have been tweaked before
  • This course follows the RYA Perfomance Sailing curriculum 
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday course
  • Availability and Booking 
  • 5 day course from 0930 - 1630
  • Aim of going faster than all the other boats on the water!
  • Sailing in catamarans and asymmetric dinghies
  • Tuition in the classroom and on the water, moving between Cat and Asymmetric doublehanders depending on the group, the weather conditions and the requirements of the curriculum. 
  • PRICE £270: Week Holiday course 
  • Availability and Booking 

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