RYA Stage 1
BeginnersA basic understanding of how a boat sails with some experience of steering and handling the boat.
RYA Stage 2
ImproverDevelop a range of sailing skills and background knowledge – on the way to being a confident sailor.
RYA Stage 3
Independent SailorRig and launch your boat and be able to sail in any direction.
RYA Stage 4
Techniques for two-man boatsGain the skills to sail double handed boat as crew or helm. Solve a variety of problems afloat.
RYA Level 1
Start SailingAn introduction to the sport, covering the minimum knowledge to get afloat under supervision.
RYA Level 2
Basic SkillsThe foundations of the sport. Building on level 1 and becoming a competent sailor in light winds.
How to handle the boat in all circumstances and solves problems afloat.
Sailing with Spinnakers
Everything you need to know to sail a modern three sailed dinghy.