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RYA Youth Stage 1 ~ Start Sailing

08 Aug @ 9:30 am - 10 Aug @ 4:30 pm

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.

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Youth Sailing Scheme, Start Sailing Stage 1
Pre-course experience None
Assumed Knowledge None
Course content  

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’.

 

 

Format:

 

Afloat predominantly practical on the water with some classroom elements.

Details

Start:
08 Aug @ 9:30 am
End:
10 Aug @ 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Medway Yacht Club
Lower Upnor
Rochester, Kent ME2 4XB United Kingdom
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Phone:
01634 718399
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