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Covenham Sailing Club RYA Youth Sailing Course 2017

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Covenham Watersports association

Firebeacon Lane

Covenham St Bartholomew

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Cadet Courses on currently on offer at Covenham Sailing Club

All courses include a variety of sailing based games to encourage practice afloat!

We can provide all equipment with the exception of footwear/gloves but an old pair of trainers will suffice. All courses assemble at 0900hrs and disperse approx 1630hrs each day.

Please note that our courses can be affected by the weather and can be cancelled at short notice if conditions are deemed unsuitable for beginners.

After the stage 1 course is completed Youth members can come develop their skills on wednesday evenings (and play a lot of games in the process)

All courses include a variety of sailing based games to encourage practice afloat!

For more information on these courses please speak to Simon Thompson

This year we are holding a combined Stage 1 and 2 course on the 14th and 15th of April

Stage 1

Introducing you to sailing

Assumed Knowledge – None

Duration – 1 or 2 days depending on age

Minimum age – 8

Course content - Can steer when sailing and being towed, Can steer on a reach and go about (reach to reach), Understands the effect of basic boat controls, Understands the basic principles of stopping, controlling speed, getting out of irons and sailing games

Ability after course -Able to sail across the wind under instruction

Stage 2

Beginning to sailing

Assumed Knowledge – Stage 1

Duration –2 days

Minimum age – 8

Course content - Can sail a shallow triangle across the wind under supervision (gybing optional), Understands the principles of the five essentials, Effective crewing, Returning to a jetty.

Ability after course -Able to sail in all directions, leaving and returning to a jetty under supervision

At Covenham we run the Stage 1 and Stage 2 course over 2 days - 14th and 15th of April

We will be looking to run a Stage 3 course in the summer.

Stage 3

Please only book onto the stage 3 if you have had at least a seasons experience after the stage 1/2 course - please speak to an instructor to ensure this course is suitable prior to booking on.

This will be run on the 29th April and 1st May

It will develop all skills making the candidate a competent sailor, in a multitude of different boats in a variety of conditions.

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