RYA Dinghy Start Sailing and Basic Skills

Adult beginners’ courses

Our training sessions are run over 3 Saturdays with the majority of time on the water and one Wednesday evening land-based (around 16 hours total). Dependent on your ability you will achieve Level 1 but we aim for Level 2. Unlike many training centres, we don’t insist on you completing Level 1 followed by Level 2, we combine the two. Either way you will be ready to rig your own boat and sail after the course. The maximum ratio of pupils to instructor is 6:1.

A RYA National Sailing Scheme Syllabus and Logbook is included with the course

What will be covered in this course:

  • How to sail in all directions in good conditions
  • Launching and recovering
  • Rigging a dinghy
  • Sailing in all directions.
  • Capsize recovery
  • Essential safety knowledge

Please enquire here to contact the training team

training.ulleysc@gmail.com

The course will be run by Ulley Sailing Club at Ulley Country Park

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