Who should do this course?
If you are a young person (8 -16 years old) and interested in learning to sail in a dinghy, this course is for you.
An introduction to the parts of the boat and the basic principles of how to get a boat sailing.
Members please book through the members section of the website, non-members please click here
|Youth Sailing Scheme, Start Sailing Stage 1|
Launching and recovery, sailing across the wind, turning around, steering and basic parts of the boat
|Ability after course||Able to sail across the wind, steer and understand the basic principles of sailing|
|Minimum duration||3-day course|
|Minimum age||8 years old. (Over 16s may prefer to learn through the Dinghy Sailing Scheme). See sailing courses called ‘Levels’.|
Afloat predominantly practical on the water with some classroom elements.