This course provide an introduction to sailing for anyone aged 8 yrs upwards.
No prior knowledge is necessary for Stage 1. You will learn to launch and recover small craft, to identify parts of the boat, to steer and basic sailing skills. You will have the ability to steer and understand basic principles at the end of this 5 day course.
Lunch at the club is optional as children can bring their own packed lunch. We try to sail to Crawfordburn beach or to Ballyholme one day for a picnic. There will also be some fun games on and off the water to keep everyone entertained and having fun all week.
On Stage 2, you will develop your basic sailing skills, start on some ropework and learn about collision avoidance. On completion, you will be able to tack and control boat speed, and understand basic sailing principles.
- RYA Youth Sailing - Level 1&2
2nd July 2018 - 6th July 2018
09:30 - 16:30