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RYA Level 1 Dinghy

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This 2 day course is designed to give you a basic understanding of:

  • Boat handling techniques
  • Rigging
  • Wind awareness.

On completion of this course you should be able to sail in all directions in light conditions under supervision. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Level 2 Dinghy

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This is a follow on course from Level 1 and takes place over 2 days. On completion you should be able to sail without an instructor on board in light conditions. You will have a good understanding of:

  • Rigging
  • Launching
  • Sailing in all directions
  • Capsize recovery
  • Essential safety knowledge.

Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Level 3 Dinghy

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This 2 day course will consolidate the skills learned during the level 1 and 2 courses and give you a taste of more advanced modules. You will develop confidence in your sailing skills by sailing independently and learn about racing and seamanship. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Seamanship

This course requires that you have mastered the skills and knowledge taught on level 2 and 3 dinghy courses and that you can sail confidently wiP1010015thout an instructor on board. You will learn:

  • How to handle a boat in all circumstances
  • How to solve problems afloat.
  • Sailing without a rudder or centerboard
  • What to do if your equipment breaks
  • Man overboard and capsize recovery

.Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Start Racing

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Here you will learn the fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course. This 2 day course is a great way to develop the skills required to start club racing including how to maximize speed and outwit your opponents. In order to participate in this course you must have solid level 2 ability. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Stage 1

This 2 day course gives you a good understanding of:

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  • Basic steering and handling
  • Launching and recovery
  • Parts of a boat

This course is available to all children aged 8 or above. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Stage 2

Over the course of 2 says you will develop the skills and knowledge to become a confident sailor in light conditions. You will learn how to:

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  • Control the speed of the boat
  • Basic sailing and safety principles

This course is available to all children aged 8 or above. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

 

 

RYA Stage 3

During this 2 day course you will learn all about:

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  • Launching
  • Sailing in all directions

On completion you will be able to sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions. This course is available to all children aged 8 or above. Click here to view upcoming dates for this course. For more information or to make a booking contact our outdoor activities team by e-mail or call Castle Semple on 01505 842 882 ex 21.

 

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