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Sailing Competence: Stage 4

NEW for 2016! Ideally suited to those who have attended the RYA Stage 4 course, but have those last few practical skills to hone in order to fully complete the stage.


One-off sessions from 0930-1300 to work towards completing RYA Stage 4.

    • We provide wetsuits and buoyancy aids although if you have your own you are welcome to use them. 
    • You should bring: swimwear (to wear under wetsuit), shoes you are happy to get wet, a towel, a change of clothes, suntan cream, a hat, and a water bottle
  • Teaching

    All of our courses are taught by RYA qualified instructors in groups with a maximum ratio of 8 students to each instructor. Teaching takes place on the water and in the classroom and we move between the two depending on the group, the weather conditions and the requirements of the curriculum. 

    Sailing Competence focusses on RYA Stage 4 of the national curriculum and is usually taught in double handed RS Fevas or three man Toper Vibes. This is the first course when the student gets to learn teamwork as a helm or crew as well as working in dinghies which have more than one sail. Sailing Competence is the ideal stepping stone towards the more advanced modules


    What to bring 

    Our onsite caterers have a daily menu available consisting of a 2 course cooked lunch with a salad bar, rolls and a drink. Lunches can be booked at the beginning of the week, payment by cheque or cash only - credit cards are not accepted.  Alternatively, participants may bring their own packed lunch.  Snacks are also available to purchase at lunch time.

    For more information call us on 01784 248881

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