RYA Level 1 Dinghy Sailing Course
Level 1 Start Sailing - minimum age 16 course length 2 days or equivalent hours
Assumed knowledge none
The course will teach you basic theory and practical skills for independent sailing in light winds. You will learn basic boat rigging and handling techniques. You will have an understanding of the 'points' of sailing (wind direction and the aspect of the boat in relation to the wind) also how to sail a boat around a simple course in light to moderate winds.
Ability after the course - Able to sail in light winds under supervision
Please arrive at 09.45 am. We aim to start the training at 10.00 am on both days, weather permitting, with the day finishing at 5:00 pm.
We provide wetsuits, dinghy boots, buoyancy aids, however we are limited in sizes, so please bring a change of clothes/trainers and a towel and a cagoule if you have one. In, colder weather wear extra layers, a hat and gloves with grips on palms. Long hair needs to be tied back for safety reasons. If you wear glasses, please bring a chain/string to attach, so they don't fall overboard.
Last updated 5:20pm on 6 April 2022