RYA Youth Racing Courses

Racing is an exciting and sociable way to develop your sailing skills.

From beginners, through to club racers and preparing for higher level competition, there is a course for you.

Overview of RYA Youth Racing courses

Start Racing

The fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Sailing and knowledge to at least the standard of the Level 2 course (Stage 3 for under 16s)

MINIMUM DURATION

2 days

MINIMUM AGE

None

COURSE CONTENT

All the skills required to start club racing, including how to maximise boat speed and outwit your opponents

ABILITY AFTER COURSE

Able to take part in club racing in good conditions

Intermediate Racing

Improve you racing technique and knowledge for racing at club level

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Some experience of racing at club level

MINIMUM DURATION

5 days

MINIMUM AGE

None

COURSE CONTENT

A programme that builds on your basic racing skills and helps you improve the key principles of starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics

ABILITY AFTER COURSE

Core racing skills will have improved and improvement in your enjoyment and club results will follow

Advanced Racing

Developing skills in preparation for open meetings and higher competition

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Several seasons experience of racing at club level

MINIMUM DURATION

5 days

MINIMUM AGE

None

COURSE CONTENT

A predominantly practical course working on the key techniques and knowledge to enable you to take part in open meetings and regional competition

ABILITY AFTER COURSE

You will have developed your techniques and skills to enable you to confidently take part on higher level competition

Important Notes

Prior to attending one of our Youth Racing courses, it is important that you read our Training Course Essential Information guide

Upcoming Youth Courses and Racing

Feb 2024

2024 Junior and adult training courses - registration of interest - please add me to the email list for further info about booking.

2024 Junior and adult training courses - registration of interest - please add me to the email list for further info about booking.

Mon Feb 19, 2024 - Fri Mar 15, 2024    
00:00
£0.00
We’re in the final planning stages of putting together our 2024 season RYA training schedule. We’ve got the dates etc but are now in the [...]

Apr 2024

Junior Easter Refresher All Abilities #1 2024

Junior Easter Refresher All Abilities #1 2024

Mon Apr 29, 2024    
09:00 - 16:00
  Half Term's over, there's a bit of a welcome stretch in the evenings, so hopefully spring is just round the corner! This Junior Easter [...]

Jul 2024

RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 season #1

RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 season #1

Mon Jul 1, 2024 - Fri Jul 5, 2024    
09:00 - 16:00
The first of the 2024 season RYA Youth L1 & 2 full training courses. Open to DSC junior members and or any young people aged [...]
RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #1

RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #1

Mon Jul 8, 2024 - Fri Jul 12, 2024    
09:00 - 16:30
The first opportunity of the 2024 season for our RYA Youth L3 & 4 full training courses. Open to DSC junior members and or any [...]

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