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RYA Training Centre Cardiff

Youth Beginner Sailing Camp

We run our Beginners Camps during the Easter, Summer and half-term Holidays. The camps range between three and five-days 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 a Thursday Evening Beginners Group, which has two start dates during the summer, 15th April and the 24th June. Please click here if you would like more information on the Thursday Evening Beginners Group.

Our team are on hand to support you.

02920 666 627

Learn to Sail | Kids Courses

Assumed Knowledge 

This course is ideal for beginners and requires no prior learning.

Syllabus

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.

Age

8 - 16 years old 

Duration

9:30am - 4:30pm (before and after care can be arranged)

Certification

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

Alternative Courses

Youth RYA Powerboat Level 2
 

A great introduction to driving a powerboat, the course will introduce and improve your powerboat handling techniques. 

Youth Evening Beginner Sailing Course

This course will give you a fun introduction to the basics of sailing a small dinghy and gives you opportunity to push yourself if you wish. This beginners course Runs over 10 consecutive weeks

Contact Us

CBYC Sailing School

Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

Ferry Road

Cardiff

CF110JL

Phone: +0044 2920 666 627

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