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RYA Youth Start Racing in Oppies

6th - 8 April, 09:30 - 16:30
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RYA Youth Start Racing in Oppies

Booking opens for non-members on 1st March 2022

Recommended age range: 9-12

Entry requirements: Minimum age 9 with sailing ability of RYA Stage 3 is required. Participants must be able to sail a triangular course and be able to be in control of a boat with minimal supervision. Sailors without this level of experience would most likely benefit from our RYA Youth Improvers course.

Cost: Members £165, non-members £225

This course is aimed at giving sailors the confidence, basic skills and knowledge to participate in club racing in Optimists. To benefit from this instruction, they must be able to at least sail a triangular course. The course will follow the RYA Start racing syllabus and cover topics such as starting, improved tacking and gybing, maximising boat speed, mark rounding, tactics and an understanding of the racing rules.

At the end of the course, successful sailors will be well placed to able to compete in club cadet racing.

Students may use their own boats for this course at own risk (see T&Cs). Club Oppies will be available to use free of charge.



Any available tickets are member only.

Tide times

6 April 2022
↑HW 02:15 4.5m
↑HW 14:37 4.4m
7 April 2022
↑HW 02:46 4.3m
↑HW 15:13 4.1m
8 April 2022
↑HW 03:23 4m
↑HW 15:59 3.9m

Tide data for ChichesterHarbourEntrance

Last updated 1:24pm on 14 January 2022

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