RYA Dinghy training courses in Lincolnshire

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Adult Courses

Minimum age 16 years

Dinghy Level 1 – Start Sailing

Introducing you sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision. How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering. After the course, you will be able to sail in light winds under supervision.

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Dinghy Level 2 – Basic Skills

Setting out the foundations of sailing for you. Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. After the course, you will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

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Dinghy Level 3 – Better Sailing

Setting out the foundations of sailing for you. Consolidating skills and trying new ones. Coaching of level 1 and 2 skills and taster sessions from the advanced modules. After the course, you will be more confident in sailing skills and techniques, and ready to progress onto the advanced modules

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Dinghy Seamanship Skills

How to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat. Launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances, stopping, reducing sail, recovering a man overboard, anchoring. After the course, you will be  able to handle a wide range of situations afloat.

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Youth Courses

Youth Sailing Scheme – Start Sailing Stage 1

A basic understanding of how a boat sailing, with some experience of steering and handling the boat. Course content: Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing/ At the end of the course, you will be able to steer and understand basic principles.

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Youth Sailing Scheme – Start Sailing Stage 2

A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help in becoming a confident sailor. Course content: Basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance. At the end of the course you will be able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic principles.

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Youth Sailing Scheme – Start Sailing Stage 3

Rigging, launching and sailing in any direction. Equivalent to Level 2 in the National Sailing Scheme. Course content: Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques, capsize recovery, sailing theory. At the end of the course you will be able to launch and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

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Youth Sailing Scheme – Start Sailing Stage 4

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. Course Content: Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques and manoeuvres in crewed boats, recovering a man overboard. At the end of the course, you will be able to launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

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