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RYA Sailing Seamanship Skills in Poole – Adult (16+)

RYA Sailing Seamanship Skills in Poole - Adult (16+)

£ 205

Poole, Dorset

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Intermediate
Lessons & Courses, Certifications
Minimum age: 16
Poole, Dorset
Max. group size: 6
Cancellation: Strict
Minimum booking size: 1
£ 205

Activity Highlights:

Welcome to the RYA Seamanship Skills course, where your sailing journey advances to the next level! This 2-day program is tailored for adults (16+) seeking to elevate their boat-handling skills, whether at the helm or as a crew member. Perfect for recreational sailors, it provides a strong foundation for handling more challenging conditions and prepares you for advanced modules. Join us to turn sailing into a passion!

Key Details

  • Course Length: 2 consecutive days, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Age Range: 16+
  • Price: £205

Course Breakdown

At this stage, you’ll enhance your boat-handling skills, gaining proficiency as both helm and crew. Our RYA Seamanship Skills course is an ideal choice for those who wish to sail in various conditions. It’s a crucial step toward becoming a well-rounded and competent sailor.

Over the course of 2 days, you will:

  • Develop boat-handling skills, both as a helm and a crew member.
  • Hone your problem-solving abilities while afloat.
  • Learn aspects of launching and recovery in diverse circumstances.
  • Practice stopping, handling man-overboard situations, and anchoring.
  • Typically, this course is conducted using Wayfarer, Laser 2000, or Hartley 12.2 dinghies.

Location

Join us at our welcoming location, where you’ll have the perfect environment to enhance your seamanship skills. We are located in Poole, Dorset, and the precise meeting point will be confirmed upon booking.

Prerequisites

Participants are recommended to have prior experience in sailing and should have completed RYA Levels 1 and 2 or their equivalent.

Why Choose Us?

We are your trusted partner for advancing your sailing skills. Our team of experienced instructors, combined with our exclusive partnerships and prime location, makes us the perfect choice for those looking to excel in seamanship. Join our Adult RYA Seamanship Skills course, elevate your boat-handling abilities, and sail confidently in various conditions. Booking online is easy, so secure your spot today!

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What's Included:

  • Our course includes:
    • Expert instruction over a 2-day weekend.
    • Sailing on Wayfarer, Laser 2000, or Hartley 12.2 dinghies.
    • Buoyancy aids for all participants.
    • Availability of waterproof jackets and trousers in case of inclement weather.

What's Not Included:

  • Please note that personal items, additional clothing, and equipment not specified in the kit list are not included. However, we offer an exclusive discount with Decathlon, a reputable sports retailer, for students to purchase affordable, quality equipment and clothing.
  • Accommodation, transportation, food and drinks.

Facilities

Suitable for Events
Car parking available
Storage locker
Changing rooms available
Showers Available
On-site shop
Overnight Parking (free)
Free Wi-Fi
Toilets

Frequently Asked Questions

This course is open to adults (ages 16+) who are eager to take their sailing skills to the next level, having completed RYA Stages 1 and 2 or equivalent.

With the RYA Seamanship Skills course, you’ll gain the expertise to confidently handle boats as both helm and crew. This valuable skill set opens up exciting opportunities for recreational sailing, including the ability to navigate diverse conditions and troubleshoot afloat. Whether you aspire to take on challenging waters or explore advanced modules, this course equips you with the seamanship skills to pursue your passion for sailing with confidence and competence.

Unfortunately not. Participants should bring their own lunch and snacks.

Absolutely! You can view and book our full range of courses at the bottom of this page.

Buoyancy aids and waterproofs are provided. You will, however, need plenty of old clothes – as sailing can be a damp sport! Bring shorts and tee shirts for warmer days and tracksuit bottoms and sweatshirts for colder days. A pair of old trainers or wetsuit shoes is also recommended. We can provide a more detailed kit list upon booking, too.

Our centre is fully equipped with first aid boxes located in the residential accommodation and sailing centre offices. All our main safety boats carry a first aid kit and a radio. All our instructors hold a valid First Aid certificate and attend a health and safety induction when joining the company.

We guarantee to give you the training and do our very best to help you pass the training and assessments. Most of the certificates depend on you demonstrating your competence, so we can’t give you a firm guarantee that you will pass. However, if the worst comes to the worst, you’ll leave us with an action plan to complete.

Extras / Options

How it works: 

  1. Make a booking.
  2. The centre will accept your booking, usually within an hour or two.
  3. Pay for the booking to confirm it.

If you have specific questions, please put them in the comments section, and the centre will answer before you pay.

If something isn't right or if there are no dates available, then send us a message in the live chat.

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 

Moderate

  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 

Firm

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount

Strict

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts