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RYA Adult Dinghy Course Level 1 & 2 weekends and midweek offers

An RYA Accredited Course comprised of two, two-day courses over two individual weekends (or midweek) for adults wanting to learn sailing in dinghies. It enables you to progress quickly from beginner to confident sailor in a controlled, safe and enjoyable environment.

One of the benefits of taking courses at LCSC is that we will also put on a session or two at the club where we will allow you to sail with us to practice.

For these sessions (Toe in the water sessions), we provide extra safety boat cover.

Please note: All training sessions will be provided on Fusions which are single handers.

Additional Info

Course Title: RYA Dinghy Course Level 1 and RYA Dinghy Course Level 2

Course Description: Providing 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 should be capable, after level 2, sailing without an instructor in light/medium winds.

Course Cost: £245 for an individual level 1 and / or level 2 booked. Should you with to commit to both a level 1 and level 2 booking at the same time (& confirm dates) we will discount to a 'package deal' at £430 for both levels.

Course Duration: Each level is held over two consecutive days (one weekend or 2 days midweek)

The course is run from the club house in Hammersmith W69TA. Approx. times are 10am - 5pm

What's Included: RYA Start Sailing beginners handbook & RYA National Sailing Scheme Syllabus and Logbook. The club will provide buoyancy aids.

Prior Knowledge/Experience:

Level 1: none

Level 2: RYA Dinghy level 1 certificate or the equivalent experience on tidal waters.

Next Steps after level 2: we offer level 3, spinnaker sessions and race training for beginners and we sail every weekend, (tide permitting) throughout the year.

Ability after the course:

Level 1: The ability to sail in light/medium strength winds, in all directions. You will have an awareness of launching and returning to beach and pontoon.

Level 2: You will have experienced rigging, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge, with an awareness of weather conditions, tides and able to sail and make decisions in good conditions.

Booking Information: e-mail Berenice;


Last updated 08:44 on 19 October 2020

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