Training Courses

 We are now starting to plan some  training. We have a pilot course first week in June for juniors

Ongoing it is difficult to to plan with any certainty as rules are changing. IWith a degree of optimism we are penciling in the following dates.

 Aug: 10th and 11th Sailing RYA Junior 1/2
         12th and 13th Sailing RYA Junior2/3
         14th and 15th Sailing RYA Adult 1/2

Please contact us if interested in the above dates or if you would like other dates to suit you.

We are looking at other options throughout the summer holidays (depending on Covid Rules) such as sailing taster days. Please send any expressions of interest to the email address below. 

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

email sailing@doveyyachtclub.org.uk 

 When we have more certainty we will 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 level 2Safety Boat and First Aid courses for club volunteers. These courses are offered to encourage more members to help with the running of the club, and are therefore heavily subsidised.
 
To book a specific course, click through to our webcollect booking system
 

 

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