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Improve your sailing on this weekend which has an emphasis on providing lots of practical experience out on the water, aimed at building your confidence and competence.Over the weekend we aim to cover the following;

RYA Basic Skills (Level 2): This practical course consolidates what you will already have learnt on a Start Sailing course and sets out the foundations for developing your sailing. Practical on water sessions include coming alongside, improved tacking and gybing and man overboards. By the end of this course you should be a competent light-wind sailor, able to confidently sail around a short course without an instructor onboard.

Key learning points: Rigging, launching and landing, sailing in all directions, man overboard recovery, coming alongside, safety information and basic sailing theory.

Our friendly instructors will be with you every step of the way, offering clear instruction, guidance and encouragement to ensure you really get the most out of your sailing weekend.


The Next Steps: To progress your sailing further we recommend you joining your local sailing club to help consolidate what you have learnt. Once you have gained more experience and confidence then think about trying try our Better Sailing weekend or Develop your Sailing week.

To find out where your nearest sailing club is please visit the RYA.


Recommended Reading 

RYA Dinghy Sailing Beginners Handbook (G3)

RYA National Sailing Scheme Logbook (G4)


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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-1700

Certificate: RYA Basic Skills (L2)

Minimum Standard: Has a basic understanding of the fundamentals of sailing and be able to sail in light conditions up,down and across the wind under the close guidance of an instructor.

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

Accommodation: If you want to stay at the Centre during your course, please add the accommodation package to your booking 

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