RYA Youth Sailing (Stage 4)

This two day RYA course, suitable for under 16's, provides candidates with the skills and knowledge required to sail a double-handed boat as crew or helm and solve a variety of problems afloat.

This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained in RYA Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3 sailing courses.

After completing this course, candidates are expected to be able to launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, along with the ability to sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions

Theis RYA Stage 4 Dinghy Sailing course is a part of the RYA's Youth Sailing Scheme.

Course detail

After completing this course, candidates are expected to be able to launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, along with the ability to sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions

Candidates will be assessed throughout the duration of the course and instructors will sign off each skill as they are completed.

Course content will include:

· Rigging
· Launching and recovery
· Sailing techniques
· Manoeuvres in crewed boats
· Recovering a man overboard

Youth Sailing Scheme certificates can be of use in other areas of study or activities such as PE at school, or the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme.

Waterproofs and a personal floatation device can be provided if needed. Tea and coffee, a classroom and toilet facilities will be supplied.

Delegates will receive a certificate of competence on completion of the course.

Kit list

What you need to bring

· Drysuit or wetsuit. A wetsuit can be supplied, however you will need to bring swimwear to wear underneath it
· Suitable clothing; warm clothes and waterproof footwear or footwear that you don't mind getting
wet
· Towel and a change of clothes
· Weather protection; hat and gloves (winter) or hat, sunglasses and sun cream (summer)
· Packed lunch
· Any medication you might require

Pre-requisites

· The skills of Stage 3 or the completion of a stage 3 course
· Minimum age 10

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Course Info

Duration:
2 days
Venue:
Essex Outdoors Bradwell
Dates:
26-27 May 2018
28-29 July 2018
Sailing Week 6-10 Aug 2018
(contact us for prices)
1-2 Sept 2018
Price:
£150
Award:
RYA Youth Sailing Stage 4
Offered by:
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