RYA Youth Training (Manic Piranhas)

RYA Youth Training (Manic Piranhas)

Oppy 1s
This is for our youngest sailors to start their journeys. Children must be in Year 3 or above to sign up.
We will be working on the RYA Stage 1 syllabus.
Boat Hire is available, please add this to your booking below.

Beginners Fleet
This is a beginners 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 and Stage 2 as well.
Boat Hire is available, please add this to your booking below.

Oppy 2s
For those who have already completed stage 1 / Oppy 1s in 2022. 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.
It would be preferable to provide your own boat but boat hire is possible please speak to AJ (training@pooleyc.co.uk)

Double Handed Stage 2 and Stage 3
This group is for those who have completed RYA Stage 1 or 2, but want to carry on sailing with a friend in a double handed boat.
Working towards RYA Stage 2 and 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 speak to AJ (training@pooleyc.co.uk) if you want this group but don't have own boat.

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,
Please speak to AJ (training@pooleyc.co.uk) if you want this group but don't have own boat.

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

Multi-Hull Sailing, Stage 3 & 4
New for 2023 we have introduced a season of multi hull sailing, where the sailors will work towards there Stage 3 & 4 in Multi-hulls.
Children must be in Year 6 or above and already have Stage 1 and 2, Dinghy)
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.
Working on RYA Start Race course
Must provide own boat.

Assistant Instructor Programme
For those who want to become future instructors, we have your back. At Poole YC we are very lucky to have an abundance of incredible instructors who are all keen to teach and guide the next generation.
During the season you will work alongside the instructing team gaining experience and the pre-course requisites that you need to become a qualified DI.
Please Note: You will need to pay for these pre-course requisites on a individual basis.

If you have any questions before booking please contact AJ - training@pooleyc.co.uk

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