RYA Level 2

Basic Skills

Similarly to RYA Level 1, this course involves both practical and classroom elements and follows on from the tasks completed during level 1 training. Training includes:

  • Rigging according to the weather conditions
  • Additional ropework
  • Five essentials of sailing
  • Close boat handling and manoeuvring
  • Capsize drills

There will also be an introduction to racing including the course and starting procedures.

No special clothing or equipment is required for this course but bringing a change of clothing is recommended. It can get cold out on the water so warm clothing should be considered. Your feet may get we so wear an old pair of trainers or pumps with a reasonable amount of grip. During the course guidance will be given on specialised clothing and equipment you may with to invest in, in the future.

All training will be carried out by RYA Dinghy Instructors and the club is a recognised RYA Training centre.