RYA Youth Sailing Week


RYA Youth Sailing Week

Embark on an exciting journey to become a qualified sailor with the RYA Youth Sailing Week. Progress through dynamic courses designed to introduce and develop skills in a thrilling and safe manner. Each stage builds upon the last, covering topics like boat handling, sail control, and safety procedures.

This five-day sailing course is built around learning by doing - combining games, challenges and interactive theory sessions - to give the best possible insight into the world of sailing. Sessions take place from Monday - Friday from 9.30am - 4.30pm.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded certification from the RYA, the UK’s national sailing body.

Key information

  • Five day course
  • Suitable for 8 - 15 year olds
  • £279 per person

Stage 1 & 2

This sailing week is ideal for beginners. Stage 1 will teach the different parts of the boat and basic principles of sailing, with Stage 2 teaching improved sailing skills on all points of sail, ropework and collision avoidance.

No previous experience is required.

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Stage 3 & 4

Stage 3 will teach improved rigging, sailing theory, launching and recovery whilst building the confidence in a range of sailing techniques on all points of sail and capsize recovery.

Stage 4 transfers pre-learnt skills, techniques, and manoeuvres to sail crewed boats, enhance rigging, launching, recovery and practical skills to recover a man overboard.

Participants must have completed RYA Youth Sailing Stage 1 & 2.

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