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RYA Stage 2
The RYA Stage 2 course has a more in-depth knowledge and enhances practical skills for juniors aged 8-18. It is expected that juniors have completed their RYA Stage 1 before embarking on the Stage 2. This course is perfect for juniors who have some basic understanding of sailing and wish to expand their knowledge and skills
Our qualified RYA Instructors work to the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme, so you can be sure your child is receiving a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.
£100 per person
£250 per person for RYA Stage 1 & 2
All participants must be a member of Aylesbury Sailing Club before booking
2 Days (9am – 5pm total of 16 Hours)
5 Days (9am – 5pm total of 40 Hours)
Aylesbury Sailing Club, Weston Turville
Theory Knowledge Covered
The Five Essentials
Parts of the boat and sail – how do they work?
Sail and Foil Controls
Knots (Figure of 8, Round turn and two half hitches, cleating, reef knot, bowline, clove hitch and rolling hitch)
Clothing and Equipment
Meteorology including Beaufort Scale and when to reef
Student to Instructor Ratio
With current COVID Guidelines and restrictions indoors this is currently limited to 6:1
Included in the cost
RYA Youth Logbook and Certificate upon successful completion
Label the Boat Race
Sail a Triangular Course with no Centre/Daggerboard
Box Course – Don’t get pushed out!
Cork and Duck Race!
Practical Skills Taught
Rigging and Launching independently
The Five Essentials – Sail Setting, Balance, Trim, Course made Good and Centreboard
Coming Alongside a Moored Boat
Picking up a Mooring
Manoeuvring the boat in the compound
Launching and Recovering a Boat in any wind direction
How to Book
To book onto any of the dates shown below please complete the registration form, along with making payment and email firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have received email confirmation of your booking and the joining instructions you are able to attend on your selected date.