Optimist Course (IOCA)

The course is an informal introduction to sailing using the IOCA scheme. Sailors should be at least 7 years old. This course is aimed to bring the very young sailor up through the IOCA sailing system. By the end of the course it is hoped to award an IOCA Grade certificate to all successful candidates depending on the level of skill achieved.

Boats

Students own Optimists, 6 club Optimists available (first come, first served)

Cost – £60

Dates

RYA Stage 1 & 2

The Junior beginners course – with no experience necessary, this is the ideal way to learn the essentials of sailing. Sailors should ideally be 10 years old and confident in water. By the end of the course you will be confident enough to sail in moderate conditions and enjoy all facilities of the Club to the full.

Boats

Club Gulls, Laser Pico & Topper

Cost – £70

Dates

RYA Stage 3

This course is designed for the holders of Level 2 and who have done some sailing since the award of the certificate. The aim is to improve and add to their skills sailing Toppers, and have an insight to racing and be able to make seaman-like decisions in moderate conditions.

Boats

Students own or club Topper

Cost – £70

Dates

RYA Stage 4

This course is designed for the holders of Stage 2 and who have done some sailing since the award of the certificate. The aim is to improve and add to their skills in 2 person boats, and sail a performance boat and become more self-reliant and be able to make seaman-like decisions in moderate conditions.

Boats

Club RS Fevas

Cost – £70

Dates

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