Training Courses

We have run successful level 1,2 courses for adults and juniors in 2021. We hope to increase the number of these in 2022. 

 

Junior courses follow the RYA youth syllabus which can be seen HERE

Please contact us if interested in being added to a waiting list.

Also Contact us if you want to book powerboat training or safety boat training.

email sailing@doveyyachtclub.org.uk 

Next year we hope to have more certainty around COVID. Courses will be set up the booking system with webcollect

The RYA courses we run usually include the following:
 
Start Sailing (Level 1)
Day One - Rigging, launch, recovery, wind awareness, sailing across the wind, turning(tacking)
Day Two - Stopping, sailing upwind and downwind, understands capsize recovery
 
Basic Skills (Level 2)
Day One -  Rigging according to weather, basic understanding of sail set, balance, trim, course made good,  and centreboard
Day Two - Rope work, demonstrate capsize recovery, basic racing
 
Better Sailing (Level 3) 
Day One - Practice and development of sailing techniques, effectively applying 5 essentials, race rules
Day Two -  Sailing theory, meteorology, use of different boats
 
Race Coaching
We also run race training weekends for aspirant racers and regular weekly training sessions for local juniors.
 
In addition to sailing courses we also offer Power Boat Training (level2) and Safety Boat instruction. First Aid courses are run occasionally. At times these courses are subsidised for members to allow us to add to our pool of trained volunteers.
 

To book a specific course, click through to our webcollect booking system

 

 

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