At UYC we offer a
varied training program for juniors & adults members, from beginners to
those with more experience following the RYA sailing scheme. We are also in the
fantastic position this year of having a variety of club boats for members use
so everyone has the opportunity to join in. We hope to offer the following over
RYA Youth Scheme for juniors. (8 – 16 years).
• Stage 1
Basic understanding of how a boat sails and sailing under supervision in light
• Stage 2
Developing a range of sailing skills and becoming a confident sailor.
• Stage 3
Rigging, launching and being able to sail independently in moderate conditions.
• Stage 4
Developing the skills to sail a double-handed boat as crew or helm.
RYA National Sailing Scheme for Adults and 16+
• Start Sailing
An introduction to the sport how to get afloat and
sail under supervision in light winds.
• Basic Sailing
Developing sailing skills and becoming a competent sailor in lighter winds.
• Better Sailing
Consolidating skills and introducing some new skills from the advanced modules.
Advance Modules for all ages
From Club racing to
Regattas – all you need to know.
• Seamanship Skills
How to handle the boat in all circumstances.
• Sailing with Spinnakers
Everything you need to know about sailing with asymmetric/conventional
We will be running three courses this year the dates being as follows;
Course A Training weekend
10.00-16.00 hours 9-10th May
Course B Saturday morning course
10.00-12.00 23rd, 30th May, 13th, 20th June.
Course C Saturday morning course
10.00-12.00 5th,12th,19th Sept, 3rd Oct
To attend any of these courses you must pre-book your place.
There is a charge of £40 for each course when using your own boat and £60 when
using a club boat. If you want to discuss any of these courses please
contact Rick Boyce firstname.lastname@example.org Under 16’s must have
a responsible adult on site at all times during the courses to supervise them
during lunch and breaks and in case they need to come off the water at any
Bookings for course A
and B will be open from the beginning of April. Bookings for course A will
close on 1st May and course B on the 15th May, Late applicants will only be
accepted if there is space in suitable groups. Details and bookings for course
C will be available later in the season after course B.
Unfortunately it is not possible to accommodate all levels for each course
however depending on demand it may be possible to run additional courses to
those listed on booking form e.g. youth stage 4. If you are interested in any
other courses please send e mail indicating what course you would be interested
in and which course you would be able to attend.
During the course of the year we will be also running
Power Boat 2 Course Suitable for those wishing to helm club
safety boat cost £25.00 for further details contact Robin
Course First Aid in a boating environment
cost £25.00 For further information contact Clare Clarke email@example.com
Details will also be available on the web site and notice board.