Start Sailing is exactly what is says. In these courses you will be given an introduction to sailing, how to sail and how to control your dinghy.

Youth Start Sailing

Courses are also known as RYA Stage 1 and Stage 2. Most people complete both stages together, but we do offer them separately too.

 

Stage 1 - £149 - 2 days

Dates TBC 2018

Stage 2 - £149 - 2 days

Dates TBC 2018

An introduction into basic sailing, gaining experience of steering and handling the boat A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help become a confident sailor
Assumed knowledge None Stage 1, unless you are doing a combined Stage 1 and 2 course. Basic knowledge and steering ability
Duration 2 days 2 days/ Or 5 days with Stage 1 & Improver Day
Minimum age 8 - 16 8 - 16
Course content Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing Basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance
Ability after course Able to steer and understand basic principles Able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles

Adult Start Sailing

 

Level 1 - Start Sailing- £199 - 2 days

Dates TBC 2018

Level 2 - Basic Skills - £199 - 2 days

11th & 12th November 2017

An introduction into basic sailing, gaining experience of rigging, steering and handling the boat. A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help become a confident sailor
Assumed knowledge None Level 1
Duration 2 days 2 days
Minimum age 16 16
Course content Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing Basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance
Ability after course You will have the basic understanding of dinghy-handling techniques with backgroud knowledge. You will have a basic knowledge of sailing and be capable of sailing without an instructor on board in light winds.

After completing this you can join our Go Sailing! sessions, complete Level 3 and our advanced modules, and join WGC Sailing Club and start racing. (www.wgcsc.org.uk/)

Youth Courses 8 to 16 years.
Adult courses 16 and over.

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

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