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J109 - BCYC RYA Youth Sailing Scheme (Stages 3 - 4 ) Dinghy Sailing Course...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017, 09:30 – Wed, 23 Aug 2017, 17:00 BST
The Courses delivered will depend upon demand - please select the required sailing course your child wished to complete.
A three day Sailing Dinghy Course for children aged 8+
This course is in conjunction with Adult courses running at the same time to provide Family Sailing
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 3
For experienced sailors who have completed stage 2 of the RYA Youth sailing scheme
The course follows the RYA youth sailing syllabus and aims at progressing the sailor from beginner to gaining skills to sail in any direction. Participants will learn about the five essentials, Start Racing, and gain expereience with boat handling, the weather and more technical terms like windward and leeward
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 4
For expereinced sailors who have completed stage 3
Participants will sail double handed boats as a crew and a helm, they will learn about sail controls, be able to correctly rig their on boat, and be a theory wiz - learning about the weather and tides, alongside lots and lots of Knots.
What Do I Need to Go Sailing?
The course provides all equipment that you will need, wetsuits, bouyancy aid and spray jacket. In the summer, a change of clothes and shorts can be worn - subject to the weather conditions.
You will need to provide shoes that can get wet (training shoes or pumps will do) and a towel. The club has lockable changing rooms and hot showers. Teas an coffees and be purchased at the club Most participants bring a packed lunch
The course runs from 09:30 to 17:00 each day.
How Much Will it Cost?
The three day course costs £180 for the general public and £150 for BCYC members. In addition if you would like to purchase an RYA logbook - these can be obtained on the day for £7
Payment can be by Cheque or bank transfer - you will be sent Payment Instructions by E mail