RYA Dinghy Level 1 – Start Sailing

Discover the joys of sailing

This course is run over two days and will give you an introduction to the joys of sailing. The course will get you familiar with boats and how they work, and focuses on time out on the water. By the end of the course you will have the basic understanding of dinghy-handling techniques and background knowledge. A perfect course for anyone wanting a taste of sailing, and a great way to learn the basics for recreational purposes, or before progressing up the levels. 

We take students from the age of 14 years – adult. The ratio of students to instructors will not exceed 3:1. Minimum course duration is approximately 16 hours. The course includes a Start Sailing Level 1 certificate upon satisfactory completion of the syllabus. If this is your first RYA Sailing course, you will be provided with a G4 Sailing Scheme Logbook.

Course dates 2024:  6-7 April; 8-9 June; 20-21 Jul; 28-29 September

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