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Summer School 3 (Week Commencing 24th July)

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Prestwick Sailing club

31 Grangemuir Road

Prestwick

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Youth Summer Program


5 days intensive dignhy sail training, this is a great way for children to learn to sail or improve their skills. The enthusiastic instructors will tailor the course and deliver it at an appropriate level to each group ensuring it provides a fun and enjoyable experience. Following the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, this course combines practical sailing with some theory. This is one of our most popular courses for all school children up to age 17.

This course runs from 9:30 to 4:30 each day. There will be a presentation of certificates on the Friday at 4:15 which all parents and guardians are invited to attend. Parent/guardian is required to come into the club on the Monday morning to sign a permision slip.

Th cost of this course is £185 which includes membership of the club for use on completion of your training course at our weekly sailing nights. (Note: if you are already a member of the club or this is your second week training the cost is £155)

If you would like any more information regarding our Summer Schools or Youth Sailing Program, please contact us at training@prestwicksailingclub.co.uk


Each week we run various groups split by previous experience/level:

RYA Stage 1 - For complete beginners this course teaches you to the basic boat handling techniques such as launching/recovery, steering and basic boat controls. This course will be run with an instructor in each boat and up to 3 students.

RYA Stage 2 - Assumed basic knoledge and steering ability. Proressing from Stage 2 (most people will do combined course of both) looking at rigging, different points of sail, tacking and some ropework/theory. This course will introduce sailors to single handed boats

RYA Stage 3 - This level progresses on the previous levels looking at perfecting those tacks, intorducing gybing and sailing in all directions. This course brings more independence to the sailors as they carry out various manouvers in single handers.


RYA Advanced Courses (OFFERED ON SELECTED WEEKS ONLY - PLEASE EMAIL TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST OR TO GET FULL LIST OF DATES)

RYA Seamanship Skills - This course is run in double handed dinghies and look at controlling speed, reducing sail area, anchoring, man over board and may include a day trip.

RYA Stage 4 / Sailing with Spinnakers - Run in combination this course will consoladate double handed sailing with/without instuctor onboard and then go on to teach you how to rig the boat, gybe and recover an asymmetric spinnaker. How to sail the best possible course downwind.


RYA Race Courses (OFFERED ON SELECTED WEEKS ONLY - PLEASE EMAIL TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST OR TO GET FULL LIST OF DATES)

RYA Start Racing - This course is run in single handers and looks at all the basic race technique required to start club racing. It focuses on maximising boat speed round the course.

RYA Intermediate Racing - Builds on your previous racing experince focusing on starting, boat handling, boat speed and introduces some tactics and strategy.

RYA Advanced Racing - This course is mainly practical based and looks at further enhancing your technique and skills to allwo you to take part in higher level events outwidth the club.

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