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RYA Stages 2&3 - Optimist course

27 - 31 July, 09:00 - 16:30

Course: RYA Stages 2&3 (Young Sailors Start Sailing Scheme)

Age Group: 8 to 10 year olds

Boat: Optimist single-handed dinghy

Requirements: Youngsters should have attained RYA Stage 2

Duration: 5 weekdays Cost £240 (Frensham member): £310 (non-member)

Course description: The Stage 2&3 course is for improvers and includes a short revision of Stage 2 (for the benefit of those who have not sailed much throughout the year) followed by Stage 3. By the end of Stage 3, they will have the skills and understanding to consider themselves a sailor, rather than a beginner.

RYA Scheme: At Frensham we teach all four stages of the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme. Stages 1, 2 and 3 are taken in single-handed dinghies (Optimists for 8-10 year olds and Toppers for 10 13/14 year olds). Stage 4 requires a two-handed dinghy (a Cadet or Feva) for 10 14 year olds.

We also teach up to Level 3 of the Adult RYA National Sailing Scheme.

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This event has sold out, however you may still place bookings to be added to the waiting list. You will not be charged for your booking unless a space becomes available.


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Available till 27 Jun 2020

Course: RYA Stages 1&2 (Young Sailors Start Sailing Scheme)

Age Group: 8 & 9 year olds

Boat: Optimist single-handed dinghy

Requirements: No previous sailing experience required

Duration: 5 weekdays Cost £240 (Frensham member): £310 (non-member)

Course description: This course is for beginners. By the end of stage 1, youngsters will have a basic understanding of how a boat sails and some experience of handling the boat. By the end of stage 2, they will have a range of sailing skills and knowledge to enable them to sail independently, under supervision, in light winds.

RYA Scheme: At Frensham we teach all four stages of the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme. Stages 1, 2 and 3 are taken in single-handed dinghies (Optimists for 8-9 year olds and Toppers for 10 – 13/14 year olds). Stage 4 requires a two-handed dinghy (a Cadet or Feva) for 10 – 14 year olds. We also teach up to Level 3 of the Adult RYA National Sailing Scheme.

Last updated 10:50am on 18 December 2019

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