Adult Improver Training
The 7 week improver course is for those who have completed the beginner RYA level 1 course or have basic dinghy sailing experience and can sail across the wind and tack already. If you're looking to improve your sailing skills. Instruction in this group will concentrate on skills needed to take part in club racing and on building confidence so sailors can enjoy “cruising” dinghy sailing in all areas of the harbour.
This 7 week course in a small intimate group is the perfect way to learn. During the 7 weeks we will cover improving your tacking, sailing on all points of sail, sail trim, the five essentials, leaving and returning to a beach/slipway, controlled gybing, sailing around a course. You will also learn about the Rules of the Road, weather and tides.
Improver sailing will take place Monday evenings and each course will run over and 7 week period. One of the weeks you will be expected to do a RIB assist duty with the group, this will enable you to continue to learn and develop through the Instructor who will be driving the RIB and you'll be able to watch the rest of the group sail to see the area's to work on.
The Training will start promptly at 6pm, so if you can be changed and ready to at 6pm to go afloat. You will finish at roughly 8pm.
The cost of the 7 week course is £85 which also covers the cost club boat hire. To make a booking please click on the links below of the dates of the course you wish to book onto.
If you would like anymore information please email; Sailing@pooleyc.co.uk
Tides at Poole Harbour (m)
|Mon 1 Jun||Time||Height|
|Sun||1 Mar||10:30||A,2,3,R,4||5 Apr|
|Thurs||2 Apr||18:15||R,7,G,D,O,8||3 Sep|
|Thurs||2 Apr||18:00||Youth Races||3 Sep|
|Fri||1 May||18:25||Friendly Fridays||11Sep|