stage 3

RYA Youth Scheme - Stage 3

This course is the equivalent to the start of an adult Level 2 in the National Sailing Scheme. After this stage you can regard yourself as a sailor. During this course you will learn:


  • Rigging, launching, recovery – in onshore wind, reefing ashore.
  • Sailing techniques – tacking, gibing, capsize recovery.
  • Ropework – knots.
  • Racing – course and starting procedure.

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



Pre course ability required: Must have skills and knowledge to Stage 1 and Stage 2 and have a sessions experience.

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