RYA Dinghy Start

About the course

What will you learn during the course?

By the end of the course you will have learnt all about the essentials of sail handling, wind awareness, steering, ropework and safety at sea. This course then leads perfectly on to the next level course, Dinghy Improver.

Prerequisites

This course is ideal for complete beginners and requires no prerequisites.

Syllabus

Qualifications

RYA Youth Stage 1 and 2.

Syllabus
  • Stage 1 – A basic understanding of how a boat sails, with some experience of steering and handling the boat
  • Stage 2 – A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help in becoming a confident sailor

For more information about the full RYA dinghy youth syllabus, please click here.

What’s included

Non-Residential
  • All equipment
  • Packed lunch daily
Residential
  • All equipment
  • 4 nights kids camp bunk style accommodation (Monday – Thursday)
  • Buffet breakfast, packed lunch and hot evening meal
  • Full evening activities programme, including:
    • UKSA Olympics
    • In-house Cinema
    • Disco
    • Human Board Games
    • Egg Drop
    • Crabbing
    • Quiz
    • Treasure Hunt
    • Pool Games

Children are supervised at all times by our experienced and safeguard trained watersports instructor team throughout the day. Those on residential courses have access to their own dedicated kid’s area and evening activities programme run by our expert evening entertainments teams.

We offer a discounted rate for permanent island residents please contact us for more information.

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res All-inc
Dinghy Start Youth 06/04/2020 10/04/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 13/04/2020 17/04/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 20/07/2020 24/07/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 27/07/2020 31/07/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 03/08/2020 07/08/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 10/08/2020 14/08/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 17/08/2020 21/08/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 24/08/2020 28/08/2020 £315 £395
Dinghy Start Youth 19/10/2020 23/10/2020 £315 £395

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