RYA Youth Improvers (Stage 3/4) in Topper/Feva
RYA Youth Improvers (Stage 3/4) in Topper / Feva
Booking opens for non-members on 1st March 2022
Recommended Age: 10 - 15. Younger sailors (aged 8 - 11) may wish to consider our Improvers in Oppies course.
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 10 with sailing ability to an absolute minimum of RYA Stage 2 is required. There is a considerable jump in skills and ability required to successfully complete this course. Ideally students will have additional sailing experience and confidence since completing Stage 2. Students who do not have RYA Stage 2 should consider our RYA Youth Next Steps courses.
Cost: Members £220, non-members £300
This intermediate course will follow the RYA Stage 3 syllabus and towards the end of the course, depending on conditions and sailors' ability, may also cover parts of the RYA Stage 4 and Start Racing syllabii.
The course is designed to enhance the skills needed to sail around a course and build self-reliance on the water covering rigging, sailing theory, launching and recovery, efficient sailing at all angles to the wind and boat control manoeuvres, building confidence in a range of sailing techniques on all points of sail and capsize recovery.
At the end of the course, successful sailors will be able to launch and sail a dinghy on all points of sail around a triangle in moderate conditions. and understand the basic principles needed to become a confident sailor. Stage 3 skills are the minimum required to usefully participate in club cadet racing.
This course will be taught in club Toppers and Fevas (single-handed and double-handed), available to use free of charge. Younger sailors (aged 8 - 11) may wish to consider our Improvers in Oppies course.
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Last updated 11:35am on 22 September 2023