Junior Scheme

RYA Stage 1


A basic understanding of how a boat sails with some experience of steering and handling the boat.

RYA Stage 2


Develop a range of sailing skills and background knowledge – on the way to being a confident sailor.

RYA Stage 3

Independent Sailor

Rig and launch your boat and be able to sail in any direction.

RYA Stage 4

Techniques for two-man boats

Gain the skills to sail double handed boat as crew or helm. Solve a variety of problems afloat.

Adult Scheme

(Over 14s)

RYA Level 1

Start Sailing

An introduction to the sport, covering the minimum knowledge to get afloat under supervision.

RYA Level 2

Basic Skills

The foundations of the sport. Building on level 1 and becoming a competent sailor in light winds.

Advanced Modules

Seamanship Skills

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.