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RYA Level 1 Youth Start Sailing Course (3 days)


The courses take place midweek outside of term time and are targeted at age 16 upwards. They are open to any students interested in learning to sail and are open to Non Members and Members.

The RYA Level 1 training course is ideally suited to complete beginners or those that have only sailed a little. The aims of the course are to provide a sound introduction to the sport of sailing. You will learn boat handling skills and essential background knowledge. You will be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light-medium strength winds. The course will concentrate on teaching students how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

Additional Info


Course Title: RYA Level 1 Youth Start Sailing Courses

Course Cost: £250pp

Course Duration: Three days (Midweek) Tuesday-Thursday

Course Headline: The aims of the course are to provide a sound introduction to the sport of sailing. You will learn boat handling skills and essential background knowledge. You will be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light-medium strength winds.

Course Description: The course will concentrate on teaching students how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

What's Included: Tuition from RYA Senior and Dinghy instructors, Dinghy hire, Bouyancy aids and wetsuits.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: The courses are open to age 16 upwards. The RYA Level 1 training course is ideally suited to complete beginners or those that have only sailed a little.

Next Steps: RYA levels 2 and 3, Wacky racing and riverbanking, skills modules and racing at LCSC.


2017 Dates:

11 - 13 April

4 - 6 July

10 - 12 July

17-19 and 24 - 26 October


Ability after the course: You will be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light-medium strength winds.

Booking Information: Email Berenice on admin@lcsc.org.uk or call 020 8748 3280

Last updated 16:09 on 12 October 2017

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