RYA Stage 3 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 Stage 3

Age
Date
Spaces
Cost
 
RYA Stage 3 Youth Course 2 days Ages 8-15 on Saturday 30th September 2017
Youth
30th September 2017
Full
£175.00
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RYA Stage 3 Youth Course 2 days Ages 8-15 on Monday 23rd October 2017
Youth
23rd October 2017
Available
£175.00
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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.

Once you have mastered the basics, RYA Stage 3 is the next step to becoming a super sailor. Teaming up with our instructors over 2 days you will learn more advanced skills to improve your sailing and confidence in a fun and exciting setting. By the end of this course you will be able to confidently sail around a triangular course in moderate conditions including the ability to capsize and recover, rig your boat and launch and recover your boat all on your own!

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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