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RYA Level 2 & 3

UPCOMING COURSES:

29th July – 3rd August 2019 (9am – 5pm)

Over the course of six days you will cover the following:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The Five Essentials
Parts of the boat and sail – how do they work?
Sail and Foil Controls
Knots (Reef knot, bowline, clove hitch)
Clothing and Equipment
Meteorology including Beaufort Scale and when to reef
Distress Signals including Flares
Lee Shore Dangers
No Go Zone
Sea Sailing – Tide Tables, Spring and Neaps, Ebb and Flow and Rule of 12ths
Speed over ground 
Inland Sailing – Local Bylaws, Locks and Weirs, Self Reliance
IRPCS (International Collision Regulations)
Racing Rules – Simplified

PRACTICAL:

Rigging and Launching
The Five Essentials – Sail Setting, Balance, Trim, Course made Good and Centreboard
Triangular Course
Tacking Upwind
Gybing
Coming Alongside a Moored Boat
Picking up a Mooring
Man overboard
Manoeuvring the boat in the compound
Launching and Recovering a Boat in any wind direction
Dry Capsize
Tell Tails

CHALLENGES/ ADDITIONAL CONTENT:

Spinnaker Sailing
Start Racing 
Seamanship Sailing