This course can be taken in a dinghy, small keel boat or multi-hull
Able to sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions and return to a beach, jetty or mooring
None but most centres will take from 8 to 9 years
Previous Experience Required
Up to and including the Stage 3 knowledge & skills.
- Rigging, launching and recovering in an onshore wind.
- Tacking upwind
- Coming alongside a moored boat
- Picking up a mooring buoy
- Sailing a triangle
- Basic racing rules
- Basic safety equipment
- Basic First Aid knowledge
- Weather forecast
- Points of sail
Abilities gained after the course
Able to launch and sail a dinghy round a triangular course in moderate conditions
There is a range of improvers’ and advanced courses to choose from.
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme (G11) ISBN: 9781910017005
RYA Go Sailing (G32) ISBN: 9781905104048
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