Youth Beginners Evening Sailing Course
We run our Beginners evening sailing course over 11 Thursday evenings during the summer term. The course is 5:30pm - 8:00pm and will get everyone out on the water and enjoy their first time sailing. These are open to everyone aged 8 - 16, with plenty of opportunities to get in control of their boats while having a great time. We will be working towards RYA stage 1 and 2 of the youth sailing scheme that is the first step to a fulfilling childhood sailing. These camps are an excellent opportunity to get out on the water and get lots of sailing while having a great time and gaining valuable qualifications. If you are looking for an alternative, we also run summer camps.
This course is ideal for beginners and requires no prior learning.
The course will be taught with a ratio of 6 students to 1 instructor and covers the following:
Stage 1 - A basic understanding of how a boat sailing, with some experience of steering and handling the boat. Including Launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat, basic sailing.
Stage 2 - A range of sailing skills and knowledge to help in becoming a confident sailor. Including Basic sailing skills, ropework, collision avoidance.
8 - 16 years old
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Beginners will be aiming for their RYA stage 2, more information on the Royal Yachting Association Youth Stages can be found by clicking here.
Dates and Pricing
Youth Beginners Sailing Camps
Run during the school holidays. This course will give you a fun introduction to the basics of sailing a small dinghy and gives you the opportunity to push yourself if you wish.
CBYC Sailing School
Cardiff Bay Yacht Club
Phone: +0044 2920 666 627
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