RYA Youth Sailing Stage 4

Following on from the Stage 3 course, this course introduces you to sailing crewed dinghies

Course run over 2 Days £200
Course run over 5 Half-days £220

Course content: Rigging, launching and recovery, sailing techniques and manoeuvres in crewed boats, recovering a man overboard

Pre-course experience: Youth sailing Stages 1, 2 and 3

Assumed knowledge: Up to and including Stage 3

Ability after course: Can launch and return to a beach, jetty or mooring, and sail a crewed dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions

Duration: 2 days (can also be done as a series of 5 half days)

Group size: maximum of 6 in a group

Restrictions: Participants must be confident in open water

Age: 8 - 15
A parent or guardian must sign the booking form on behalf of participants

Clothing required: Wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided. Footwear is NOT provided and you are required to bring trainers or aqua shoes to wear. Showers and changing facilities are provided on site

Special information: As we are situated within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, there is plenty for the spectator to do

Meal Arrangements: There is a café serving hot and cold meals within the centre building. There is also a waterside pub (although it is recommended not to drink alcohol whilst participating in Watersports). There are plenty of places to enjoy a packed lunch

Weather Restrictions: All courses will proceed according to the weather conditions on the day and if it is safe to do so

Other information: Dale has excellent water quality and is a blue flag beach

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West Wales Watersports is a fully accredited RYA training centre with highly qualified and experienced instructors. There are a range of courses on offer to cater for all ages and abilities from beginners to experienced sailors.  

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