RYA Level 1 and 2 Course at the Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre

Course Agenda

9:15
Arrive at the Centre to sign in for your course.
9:30
Meet the instructors

Meet instructors outside of ASSC main office where you will be briefed and issued your sailing kit and the instructors will show you the location of the changing rooms, toilets, lockers and drying rooms. (See notes below re clothing and equipment)

10:00
Sessions start
13:00
Break for lunch

There is a cafeteria onsite to purchase lunch if required and there is plenty of room for groups to sit and enjoy their packed lunch whilst enjoying the amazing views of the harbour.

14:00
Afternoon sessions commence
16:30
Finish sessions afloat and de rig
16:45
Debrief and get changed
17:00
Depart

What to bring and other essential info

Included in your course cost is the use of our wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets and spray tops. Students will need to bring with them suitable footwear (Close toed footwear) (old trainers or wetsuit boots), swimwear (for under wetsuits) and shorts and T shirts, finally a towel is essential. A warm change of clothes for afterwards is also advisable. Other useful items not to forget are a water bottle (there are water fountains onsite), sun cream, sun hat and a waterproof camera. There are lockers available however we look after personal possessions belonging to the group. *RYA Books – If you already have a log book we would kindly ask you to bring it with you on your first day and hand it to your instructor. If you do not have a log book and would like to purchase one we do have them available for sale at our centre. A log book is yours to keep and all sailing qualifications gained at an RYA recognised training centre will be logged.


RYA Level 1 and 2

Age
Date
Spaces
Cost
 
RYA Level 1 and 2 Adult Course 4 days on Monday 23rd October 2017
Adult
23rd October 2017
Available
£395.00
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Group Bookings

Once you click "book" above, it is possible to select multiple course places if required. However, if you would like to arrange a course for a school or other group, you can find out more about our bespoke sailing days here. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

The introductory fast-track package into sailing. Go from being a complete beginner to a confident, independent sailor in just 4 days. Not only are we based at the National Sailing Academy in Weymouth, home of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing events, we are a centre of excellence with some of the widest and newest ranges of kit in the country. All of this, and we are a not-for-profit business, generating funds to support worldwide causes to inspire the next generation. This fast-track package covers all you need to know about the sport so you are able to confidently handle your boat on and off the water. At the end of your course you will receive your certificate of competence which allows you to independently helm a dinghy on coastal and inland waters.

Julian Forde

Julian ‘Jules’ Forde has been with us since 2015 and took on the role of Senior Instructor for the 2016 season. He heads up our ‘Young Leaders’ programme where we take young sailors and help them to become Assistant Instructors.

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