Youth Training

Wed 21 Sep
6 p.m.

Below is a brief outline of the courses that shall be offered for the 2022 season.

We shall be aiming to start Youth Training on 13th April 2022 and run every Wednesday through till September (exact date TBC).

Please note that Oppy 1s is likely to start later and exact dates / times will be discussed closer to the time for all fleets.

Sessions shall be a mixture of water and land based sessions. Please bear in mind that we do not have control of the weather and all our instructors are volunteers, this can sometimes lead to disruptions with our training programme, and no refunds shall be given. 

If you have any questions on which course you should sign your child up for, or want to discuss boat hire / own boat issues, please contact AJ Windsor, training@pooleyc.co.uk

 

Oppy 1s

This is for our youngest sailors to start there journeys. Children must be in Year 3 or above to sign up.

We will be working on the RYA Stage 1 syllabus.

 

Fusion Fleet

This is another beginner group aimed at those children in Year 5 and above who are looking to start there sailing adventures. 

We will be working on the RYA Stage 1 syllabus, and hopefully gaining Stage 2 experience as well. 

 

Oppy 2s

For those who have already completed stage 1 / Oppy 1s in 2021. This is the next stage for those for want to sail solo and hone in on those sailing skills.

Working towards RYA Stage 2 syllabus. 

Must provide own boat.

 

Double Handed Stage 2

Replacing the mirror group, this is aimed at those who have completed RYA Stage 2, but want to carry on sailing with a friend in a double handed boat. 

Working towards RYA Stage 2 syllabus. 

Own boat must be provided (does not have to be a mirror, any double handed boat is accepted) / arranged before signing up to this course. We also suggest that you have a person in mind that you will sail with. (please contact AJ for any boat / crew enquires)

 

Oppy 3s and Topper 3s

A mixed boat group for those who wish to continue learning how to sail after completed RYA Stage 1 & 2. Either boat can be used, and the course is really aimed at those who now wish to continue sailing single handed boats. 

Working towards RYA Stage 3 syllabus. 

Must provide own boat.

 

Double Handed Stage 3

Another course replacing the mirror fleet, this will be perfect for those who have completed RYA Stage 2 (either in single or double handed boat) who now want to sail as part of a crewed boat. 

Working towards RYA Stage 3 syllabus.

Own boat must be provided (does not have to be a mirror, any double handed boat is accepted) / arranged before signing up to this course. We also suggest that you have a person in mind that you will sail with. (please contact AJ for any boat / crew enquires)

 

Seamanship Skills

After completing RYA Stage 1, 2 & 3. The next step is to look at the safety of sailing and what to do in those difficult conditions and the beginning of advance sailing skills. Unlike previous years this course shall run for the whole season.

Looking to complete the RYA Seamanship Course. 

Boats shall be provided for this course, and DO NOT need to be hired in addition to course cost. 

 

Advanced Sailing Skills

Another new course for 2022, this is for those who have completed RYA Stage 1-3 & Seamanship Skills. It will focus on the different types of high performance sailing to help those discover what sailing suits them best. 

Aiming towards the following RYA courses, Sailing with Spinnakers, Performance Sailing and Multi-hull endorsements. 

Boats shall be provided for this course, and DO NOT need to be hired in addition to course cost. 

 

Start Race

For those that have done it all, or simple want to start immersing themselves into the world of racing this is the course for you. We ask that you have a minimum of RYA Stage 1-3 and Seamanship Skills, and would suggest our Advance Sailing Skills course, before doing this course. Unlike previous years this course shall run for the whole season. Please feel free to discuss with AJ.

Working on RYA Start Race course

Must provide own boat.

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