For Go Sailing we offer both structured courses and also open sessions for you to improve your sailing at a pace that suits you.

 

Youth Go Sailing

These courses are known as RYA Stage 3 and Stage 4.

 

Stage 3 - £199 - 3 days

Starting 23rd October 2017

Stage 4 - £149 - 2 days

Starting 26th October 2017

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 Up to and including the Stage 2 course Up to and including Stage 3
Duration 2 days 2 days / Or 5 days with Stage 3
Minimum age Children from the age of 8 Children from the age of 8
Course content 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 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

Also running in 2017, our youth advanced modules!

 
 

Seamanship Skills - £199 - 3 days

Dates TBC

Sailing with Spinnakers - £149 - 2 days

Dates TBC

Racing Modules - 2 Days - £149

Start Racing 

29th/30th August

Racing Modules - 2 Days - £149

Intermediate Racing 

31st Aug/1st Sept

Progressing advanced skills An introduction into sailing with spinnakers An introduction into racing Progressing your racing skills
Assumed knowledge Stage 4 Stage 4 Stage 4 Start Racing or experience in club racing
Duration 3 days 2 days 2 days 2 days
Minimum age Children from the age of 8 Children from the age of 8 Children from the age of 8 Children from the age of 8
Course content Includes skills such as heave to, reef afloat, recovery of man overboard, backwards sailing and centreboardless sailing. Further progression on advanced theory Everything you need to know about enjoying modern, three-sail boats! Introduction into racing rules, tactics and strategy, and more advanced boat handling. Builds on the knowledge and skills in Start Racing, developing greater awareness of the key principles of starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics.
Ability after course This course enable you to become much more confident and self-sufficient afloat Comfortable rigging and sailing three-sail boats. Confidence, skills and knowledge to take part in club racing. Improved skills in boat handling, knowledge of rules and boat speed.

Adult Go Sailing

These courses are known as RYA Level 3 and Seamanship Skills. Adult Go Sailing courses have a minimum age of 16 years

 

Level 3 - 2 Days - £199

7th/8th October

Seamanship Skills - 2 Days - £199

12th/13th August or 16th/17th October

Consolidating skills and trying new ones Progressing advanced skills
Assumed knowledge Sailing skills to the standard of Level 2 Sailing skills to the standard of Level 3
Duration 2 days 2 days
Minimum age 16 16
Course content Coaching of level 1 and 2 skills and taster sessions from the advanced modules. Includes skills such as heave to, reef afloat, recovery of man overboard, backwards sailing and centreboardless sailing. Knowledge and application of the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (IRPCS).
Ability after course You will be safety conscious and capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light to moderate conditions. This course is aimed at bridging the gap between Levels 1 and 2 and the five Advanced modules. You will be capable of maneuvering a dinghy in a seamanlike manner and making seamanship decisions in moderate conditions.
 

Once you have completed your RYA course, why not try:

Sailing Improver Day - Wednesday 25th October

Or Go Sailing! 

Tuesday or Thursday 17:30 - 19:30 - April - September

Please call and book your place :

£8 in advance/£10 on the day(subject to availability)

Stanborough Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6DF


Please call us on 01707 276276 or click here to contact us