RYA level 2 - Basic Skills - Dinghy

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  • 2 days

  • Up to 6 people
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    london , GB

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    This is a 2 day activity

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  • Description

    The RYA Level 2 is the view as the driving license of the dinghy sailing world. This qualification is normally a requirement to hire a dinghy or join a sailing club.

    Aims of this course: You will gain a deeper understanding of dinghy sailing learning techniques to deal with difficult situation such as a person fall overboard or returning to shore. This course enables you to attend our mile builder sessions

    What's provided: Certificate upon successful completion of the course. All saftey equipment, sailing equipment, water proofs. Hot drinks throughout the course.

    Course structure : This course is a practical course with some theoretical sections. The theory is spread throughout the course. There is no exam.

    Types of boat's: This course is delivered mainly in 2 person boat such as wayfarers and 2000's . Some parts of the course maybe delivered in single handers.

    No swimming ability required. We also run the this course during the weekdays

    If you have any question please email info@londonwatersportsco.com


    Participants must be 16 +

    What to bring

    What to bring

    Shoes: Wear some shoes that you don’t mind getting wet. If you have wetsuit shoes, these are perfect, but if not, a pair of old trainers will be fine. Please don’t wear flip-flops, sandals or other open toed shoes and please avoid hard soled shoes or wellingtons. No crocs.

    Clothing: It’s best to bring a good range of clothing so that you can layer up appropriately for the weather. Even on a warm day, once the wind gets up it can feel a bit cold. Expect to get wet, so it’s advisable to bring a towel and some spare clothes. There are changing rooms and showers if needed.

    Waterproofs: If you have waterproof tops or trousers it’s good to bring them along. We have some spray tops you can use if needed.

    Glasses: If you wear glasses it’s best to have something a cord or elastic to hold them to your head.

    Buoyancy aids and safety equipment:  we have buoyancy aids and you can chose to wear a helmet you can discuss this with your instructor on the day 

    Sun: Please bring suncream and a hat, even if it doesn’t seem that sunny on the day.

    Food: There is basic Tea and coffee making facilities. Please bringing a packed lunch.

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