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

Jun 2024

RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 (Private booking-Home schooling only)

RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 (Private booking-Home schooling only)

Mon Jun 24, 2024 - Fri Jun 28, 2024    
09:00 - 16:00
RYA Youth L1 & 2 full training course. Open to Only the prebooked Home Schooled Students that have already prepaid their 30% deposit thank you. [...]

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
£175.00 - £210.00
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 L4 & Start Racing 2024 season #1

RYA Youth L4 & Start Racing 2024 season #1

Mon Jul 8, 2024 - Thu Jul 11, 2024    
09:00 - 16:30
£135.00 - £175.00
The first and only opportunity of the 2024 season for our L4 refresher / finish your level 4 and do some of the start racing [...]
RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #1

RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #1

Mon Jul 15, 2024 - Fri Jul 19, 2024    
09:00 - 16:30
£175.00 - £210.00
The first opportunity of the 2024 season for our RYA Youth L3 & 4 full training courses. Open to DSC junior members and or any [...]
RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 season #2

RYA Youth L1 & 2 2024 season #2

Mon Jul 22, 2024 - Fri Jul 26, 2024    
09:00 - 16:00
£175.00 - £215.00
Another opportunity this season to take the RYA Youth L1 & 2 full training courses. Open to DSC junior members and or any young people [...]
RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #2

RYA Youth L3 & 4 2024 season #2

Mon Jul 29, 2024 - Fri Aug 2, 2024    
09:00 - 16:30
£175.00 - £215.00
Another opportunity in the 2024 season to take part in our RYA Youth L3 & 4 full training courses. Open to DSC junior members and [...]

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