Saturday mornings RYA Stage 1 &2 Optimists » RYA Stage 1&2 - wk3 - Optimists
Course: RYA Stages 1&2 (Young Sailors Start Sailing Scheme)
Age Group: 8 to 10 year olds
Boat: Optimist single-handed dinghy
Requirements: No previous sailing experience required
Duration: Either 8 Saturday mornings. 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 8-10 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.
Last updated 10:46am on 18 December 2019