RYA Stage 2 & 3

WE CURRENTLY DO NOT HAVE ANY FURTHER COURSES PLANNED FOR 2019 – PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE NEW YEAR

The Stage 2 & 3 course is designed teach juniors who have completed their Stage 1 how to sail independently and be confident on the water in most safe conditions. They will understand how different parts effect the boat and the beginnings of racing.

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 (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

PRACTICAL:

Rigging and Launching independently 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 Start Racing

CHALLENGES:

Mini Race Label the Boat Race Sail a Triangluar Course with no Centre/Daggerboard Box Course – Don’t get pushed out! Cork and Duck Race!