Youth stage 1-4
The RYA Youth Sailing Scheme starts with the four basic modules shown in the table below and via the following link
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme basic courses
|Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3||Stage 4|
|A basic understanding of how a boat sailing, with some experience of steering and handling the boat||A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help in becoming a confident sailor||Rigging, launching and sailing in any direction. Equivalent to Level 2 in the National Sailing Scheme||Sail a double handed boat as crew or helm, and solve a variety of problems afloat. (optional if Stage 3 was taken in a double hander|
|Assumed knowledge||None||Stage 1, unless you are doing a combined Stage 1 and 2 course. Basic knowledge and steering ability||Up to and including the Stage 2 course||Up to and including Stage 3|
|Minimum duration||2 days||2 days||2 days||2 days|
|Course content||Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing||Basic sailing skills, rope work, collision avoidance||Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques, capsize recovery, sailing theory||Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques and maneuvers in crewed boats, recovering a man overboard|
|Ability after course||Able to steer and understand basic principles||Able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles||Able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions||Can launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions|
The Youth Scheme is usually completed in small dinghies suitable for your size. The instructors will be delivering the appropriate level of theory to combine with their practical level of performance and hopefully at the end of the course they will fulfill the syllabus and achieve the certificate being aimed for.
RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Logbook – RYA Level 1/2/3/4 Start Sailing Certificate depending on the course taken.
Further information available via the links below:-
Youth Sailing Scheme – Start Sailing Stage 1
Please read our Training Course Essential information page.
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