RYA Youth Scheme - Stage 1

A great opportunity for children to experience the fun of sailing and to make new friends. This course is a basic introduction to sailing, learning simple sailing techniques and control of a boat. During this course you will learn:


  • Basic rigging
  • Sailing techniques – steering, controlling speed
  • Launching and recovery
  • Capsize recovery

Pre course ability required: none

Course Dates (Weekends)

Sat 13th and Sun 14th April    Sat 27th and Sun 28th April

25th and 26th May    22nd and 23rd June

Sat 27th and Sun 28th July    Sat 24th and Sun 25th August

Sat 21st and Sun 22nd Sept    Sat 19th and Sun 20th Oct

Course Dates (School Holidays)

Mon 27th and Tues 28th May    Mon 29th and Tues 30th July

Mon 5th and Tues 6th August    Mon 12th and Tues 13th August

Mon 26th and Tues 27th August    Mon 2nd and Tues 3rd Sept

Course Costs


© Erith Yacht Club