BSC Cadet Training
Welcome to the 2021 Season
Mixed household sailing is OK and course participants should be aware of, and understand, the RYA guidance in regard to mixed household: Click here to view Guidance
In 2021 Bosham Sailing Club's mission is to provide high quality training for all ages and abilities. Our range of courses go from beginning sailing courses for Youth (RYA Stages) and Adults (RYA Levels) all the way through to Race Coaching delivered by highly regarded qualified race coaches.
BSC also offer other courses including RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA Safety Boat, RYA Dinghy Instructor and First Aid.
All training courses below are bookable online here: Book Online (Booking for non-members is possible after 1st March)
Free use of BSC training boats for all Training Courses at BSC in 2021 if required.
Any questions or other training enquires, including 1 to 1 tuition, please contact the Training team here: Email BSC Training
BSC Youth Pathway 2021 below.
Training Courses @ Bosham Sailing Club
RYA Youth Stage 1
This course is designed to teach juniors who have not sailed before how to launch and recover, steer a boat, learn the parts of the boat, other basic sailing skills and knowledge and build confidence on the water.
RYA Youth Stage 2
Building on the foundations of Stage 1, this course further develops the basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance and further on the water confidence.
RYA Youth Stage 3
This course focusses on rigging a sailboat, launching and recovery, sailing techniques including upwind/downwind sailing, capsize recovery and sailing theory and skills.
RYA Youth Stage 4
This course further develops skills and knowledge from Stage 3 but now in a double handed boat which includes launching and returning to a beach, jetty or mooring and sailing a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions as well as manoeuvres such as man overboard.
RYA Start Racing
This course is aimed at giving students the confidence, skill and knowledge to participate in club racing. A range of exercises are done to improve skills and confidence throughout the RYA Start Racing Course.
BSC Race Coaching Silver
These BSC sessions are aimed at those in the BJW Silver fleet of their class. The course will focus on several aspects of racing including Starting, Racing Rules, Rigging, and Mark Rounding's. This will be delivered in the form of practise racing and different types of exercises. The course will be taught by qualified race coaches.
BSC Race Coaching Gold
These BSC sessions are aimed at those in the BJW Gold fleet of their class. The course will focus on several aspects of racing including Starting, Tactics and Strategy, Boat Speed, Setup and Handling. This will be delivered in the form of practise racing and different types of exercises. The course will be taught by qualified race coaches.
Oppie Fridays Group A
Group A sessions are aimed at those who have completed their Stage 2/3 and are wanting to get into racing. These sessions will be based around getting around a course/starting to race in a fun and informal manner.
Oppie Fridays Group B
Group B sessions are aimed at those who have recently started to race and are wanting more time on the water to practise their skills. Theses sessions will be based around practise starts and racing within a fun and coached environment
1 to 1 Lessons
BSC can offer 1 to 1 lessons for all ages and abilities. Please get in touch with the Training team to discuss via Email BSC Training
RYA Powerboat Level 2
This 2-day course provides skills and knowledge to drive a powerboat. The course content includes close quarters handling, planning speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations.
RYA Safety Boat
This 2-day course provides skills and knowledge of recovery techniques for a variety of crafts. This course will give you the ability to provide safety cover in a racing or training environment. Powerboat Level 2 certificate is required to participate in this course.
This 1-day course is designed to teach you what to do in situations ranging from minor ailments all the way through to serious medical emergencies. The course includes a variety of areas including performing CPR, use of appropriate dressings, recovery position as well as much more.
RYA Dinghy Instructor
This course is normally run over 5 days and upon successful completion of this course you will be able to teach dinghy sailing. During the course you will learn the RYA Syllabus, skills of being a successful instructor and effective teaching styles. The pre-requisites needed for this course are:
- Be aged 16 or over
- Hold a valid first aid certificate
- Hold a valid Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
- Hold the RYA Safe and Fun Certificate (completed via RYA interactive online course)
- Have completed the pre-entry sailing assessment
Please get in contact with the Training team to discuss if this course is of interest and we can provide more details via Email BSC Training
Last updated 10:20 on 22 March 2021