Adult Sailing

Level 1 - Start Sailing

Introducing you to Sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision

 

Assumed Knowledge: None

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering

Ability After Course: Able to sail in light winds under supervision

Level 2 - Basic Skills

Setting out the foundations of Sailing for you

 

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: Rigging, launching, Sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge

Ability After Course: Able to Sail and make decisions in good conditions

Level 3 - Better Sailing

Consolidating skills and trying new ones

 

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 2

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: Coaching of level 1 and 2 skills and taster sessions from the advanced modules

Ability After Course: More confident in Sailing skills and techniques, and ready to progress onto the advanced modules

Seamanship Skills

How to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat

 

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 3

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: Launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances, stopping, reducing Sail, recovering a man overboard, anchoring

Ability After Course: Able to handle a wide range of situations afloat

Day Sailing

Passage planning and decision making for small boat cruising

 

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 3

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: Preparing and planning for a day cruise, pilotage and decision making including adverse conditions

Ability After Course: Able to plan and execute a cruise, depending on conditions

Start Racing

The fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course

 

Assumed Knowledge: Sailing skills to the standard of Level 2

Minimum Duration: 4 half days or 2 full days

Course Content: All the skills required to start racing, including how to maximise boat speed and outwit your opponents

Ability After Course: Able to take part in racing in good conditions

Tuition Documents

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