£280 – £350

RYA Level 1 & 2 Sailing Course with 1:1 instruction

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£280 – £350

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Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club

Cheddar Reservoir

Axbridge

BS26 2DL

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RYA Start Sailing & Sailing Basics RYA level 1&2 RYA Start Sailing Dinghy Course for Adult (aged 16 or over)

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RYA Start Sailing & Sailing Basics RYA level 1&2

A four day RYA  Start Sailing Dinghy Course for Adult (aged 16 or over) novices or as a refresher for those returning to dinghy sailing. run over two consecutive weekends.

The course is for people wanting to join BCYC, with a training discount included in the price, or for existing members.

The course follows the RYA start sailing / sailing basics syllabus and aims at developing confidence and competence of the participants to sail without any instruction.

The course takes place using club training boats that can be hired by members once Sailing Basics (level 2) certification has been awarded

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The RYA Recognised training center for this course is Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club - Principal Instructor Johnny Allen, and the course is held on Cheddar Reservoir - Somerset. The minimum duration to complete the course is 32 Hours and the maximum student to instructor ratio we are allowed is 1:6, normally this course is run with a ration of 1:2, but due to covid restrictions it will be run 1:1

You will be provided with an RYA Syllabus / Logbook as part of your course fee, and the RYA start sailing book will be available for an additional £10 if requested.

What Do I Need to Go Sailing?

The course provides all equipment that you will need, wetsuits, buoyancy aid and spray jacket.

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 and coffees and be purchased at the club and participants need to bring a packed lunch.

The course runs from 09:30 to 17:00 each day. 

How Much Will it Cost?

The four day course costs existing BCYC members  £280. 

The course costs £350 for non members and includes BCYC membership up to renewal on 1st March. The course is an ideal way of staring at BCYC meeting fellow new members and making friends. Membership allows the hiring of club boats and requires commitment to support the club for a number of "corinthian " days throughout the year. There is a deposit of £20 for a gate key and your membership can be upgraded to a family membership for the additional membership fee. 

Please note: - if two family members are coming on the course, please buy one new member place and one BCYC member place so you do not overpay the membership part - Any additional cost for family membership can be paid on the course.

In addition if you would like to purchase an RYA start sailing manual - these can be purchased for 10 pounds at the start of the course.

If you wish to come on the course but do not want to join BCYC the fee remains at £350

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Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club

Cheddar Reservoir

Axbridge

BS26 2DL

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Organiser Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club

Organiser of RYA Level 1 & 2 Sailing Course with 1:1 instruction

Nearest postcode: BS26 2DL
Coordinates: 51 17’04”N, 2 47’55”W

 

Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club (BCYC) is a Training Centre certified by the Royal Yachting Association, the governing body for sailing in the U.K. 

BCYC exists to help people enjoy a range of watersports, whatever your ability or age. Anyone is welcome to join and sail at Cheddar Reservoir near Axbridge. Although the club atmosphere is relaxed, informal and friendly we aim to provide a professional environment for teaching a range of watersports including Sailing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Stand-Up Paddleboards and Sit-On Kayaks.

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