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RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 1

17th April - 8 May 2023

A 4 week course for children aged 8-12. Based on the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, but conducted in our Hawk 20 Keelboat.

Learning to sail in a keelboat is a great way to get started on the water. The Youth Sailing scheme courses will see children quickly progress from beginners to confident sailors in a safe and enjoyable environment. They will be under the watchful eye of a qualified instructor who will be in the boat with them.


Required experience

None

Course Content

Launching and recovery

Sailing across the wind

Turning around

Steering and basic parts of the boat

Wind awareness


We are the only RYA Training Centre on the Isle of Man that offers this nicer introduction to sailing in a larger and safer boat.


As this course is held in a keelboat, children should wear:

- Warm clothing

- A waterproof jacket

- A warm hat

- Trainers that may get wet


Buoyancy aids will be provided.

Children will get a log book to follow their progress in.

Dates

The following form part of this event:

Last updated 8:18am on 21 February 2024

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