Day Sailing - RYA

Day Sailing - RYA

50.00

Full price £195*

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*Balance due prior to course start date

DURATION:  2 days

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:  Skills and background knowledge to at least the standard of RYA sailing level 2

ABILITY AT COURSE END: Able to plan and execute a cruise, depending on conditions

PLACES PER COURSE:  4

MINIMUM AGE:  16

COURSE DESCRIPTION: RYA Day Sailing includes passage planning and decision making for small boat cruising. An essential and fun part of every enthusiast’s skill set.

This busy 2-day course covers the theoretical steps of preparing and planning a journey.  The theory is then put into practice on a day’s sail, following your planned route.

The course will include:

·        Anchoring

·        Total inversion recovery (turtling)

·        Use of a GPS

·        Tidal heights and streams

·        Weather

·        Using a compass

·        Dead reckoning

It would be an advantage for sailors wishing to take part in this course to be able to carry out manoeuvres covered in the Seamanship Skills course syllabus.

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