Learn to Sail Course 2018 ryatrain
Sutton in Ashfield Sailing Club
RYA Level 1 (Start Sailing) Course
The course is designed with the complete beginner in mind and will make an ideal
introduction to the world of dinghy sailing.
We will teach level 1 of the RYA National Sailing Scheme in an interesting
and enjoyable programme of theoretical and practical instruction.
On completion of the course, the successful sailor will be safety conscious, have a basic
knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without instruction in light winds.
Training will take place in the clubs training boats, primarily RS Visions and GP14,
large double handers that are well suited to training.
Safety equipment, buoyancy aids will be provided but sailing is a water sport so please
come prepared to get wet with at least a change of clothing and a towel.
12-16 years
At the same time as the above course we will also be running a Junior course
following the RYA junior stage 1 & 2 sailing scheme.
The emphasis being an introduction to dinghy sailing, safety and having fun.
Both courses will be delivered by RYA qualified instructors or assistant instructors.
Course Dates
Introduction & Theory session - Friday September 21st evening
Practical Sessions on two Saturdays - September 22nd and 29th
Course Fees : Adults 100 (includes RYA handbook), Ages 12-16 55 (includes RYA handbook)
30 deposit per person required with each application
Price includes club membership for the remainder of the sailing season
Download public course application form
To find out more about any of the above courses leave a message on 01623 368318
email training secretary
or call in at the club