Training Course Dates for 2017

The following table will be updated regularly with details of each of the courses we will be running.

Please note all dates are subject to confirmation and may change.

Click on titles for more information about each course.

 

RYA Level 1/2 for GP14

 

This is an RYA certificate course which will give you nationally recognised qualifications. Both practical and theoretical, courses include sessions both on the water and on land. By the end of the course you should be sailing independently. If you have not yet passed the Club check-out, the course will give you a real boost and even if you have been checked out, you will find you know so much more after two solid days of skilled instruction. The July course will be run by Dennis Adams, cost £130 includes Logbook. The course will be on two consecutive Sundays.

The September Course organisers are James Stafford (Sept 9) and Tony Barton (Sept 16). This course will be on two Saturdays.

July 2 & 9

or Sept 9 and 16

Sailing with Spinnakers

The spinnaker is a very important sail on the GP14 and learning to use it successfully can add a great deal to your enjoyment of sailing.This course will be run by Roger Walton - it will improve your racing a great deal! Cost £130.

 21/22 October

 RYA Seamanship

The Seamanship course is for more experienced sailors who have already achieved RYA Level 2 and have sailed for at least a year. It covers launching and recovering the boat in different circumstances, stopping, reducing sail, recovering a man overboard & anchoring. The course will be run by Lesley Kaye, cost £130.

Nov 2017 or Feb 2018

Powerboat Level 1 and 2

These are available at various times of the year either from our club or from Phoenix Club. If you are interested in doing a course, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(dates tbc)

Safety Boat 

This is for people who have power level 2 and also at least a year’s experience doing safety duty. We can arrange a special course if there are enough members who want to do it. It could either be over a weekend or two days during the week. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested.

(dates to be confirmed)

RYA First Aid 

These courses are available at various times and from organisations on the Harp. They are geared towards sailing accidents and emergencies.

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(dates to be confirmed)

First Aid AED

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(dates to be confirmed)

Rules School

details to follow

(dates to be confirmed)

Learning to be an OOD

details to follow

(dates to be confirmed)

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