keelboat sailing

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RYA LEVEL 1 START SAILING

The aim of this course is to offer an enjoyable introduction to keelboat sailing where safety, fun and expert tuition are the key elements. At the end of this course students should have a basic understanding of sailing and background knowledge. . After completing Level 1 it is recommended that students attend the Level 2 course to consolidate skills learnt and progress.

Entry Level: Beginner
Qualification: RYA Level 1 Keelboat Certificate (2 Days)
Course Fees: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

 

RYA LEVEL 2 BASIC SKILLS

This course is designed as a follow-on for those who have recently completed a Level 1 course. At the end of the course students should have a basic understanding of sailing and be able to sail safely in light winds. This course would also be suitable for those whose sailing may be a ‘little rusty’ and need a refresher. The practical activities are supplemented by short onshore sessions.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 1 or equivalent experience
Qualification: RYA Level 2 Keelboat Certificate (2 Days)
Course Fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 = 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

 

RYA LEVEL 3 BETTER SAILING

This course is designed to bridge the gap between Start Sailing L1, Basic Skills (L2) and the five Advanced Modules and is intended to make the transition easier for those sailors wishing to progress further with their sailing, allowing opportunity to practice and cosolidate techniques and also have a taster of what some of the advance modules have to offer. Students are given the opportunity to sail different types of dinghies during the course.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent experience
Qualification: RYA Level 3 Keelboat Certificate (2 Days)
Course Fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

advanced sailing

Advanced sailing courses

  • Introduction to Daysailing
  • Seamanship skills
  • Sailing with spinnakers
  • Start Racing
  • Performance sailing

INTRODUCTION TO DAYSAILING

Go cruising – passage planning and decision making for dinghy cruising. Get there AND back again with enough water to still stay afloat and get the boat back on to the trailer! In addition to participation in a one day local expedition the course will provide an introduction to basic chartwork, tides, pilotage, rules of the road, and its all here in a structured and enjoyable course programme.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent experience
Qualification: RYA Day Sailing Certificate (2 Days)
Course fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Day: By arrangement

 

SEAMANSHIP SKILLS

Sail independently, this course concentrates on traditional seamanship skills, requiring sound boat handling and introducing a wide variety of techniques to enhance safety afloat. Leaving and return to a mooring or beach, anchoring, reefing afloat, sailing backwards, sailing without a rudder and many more essential skills. This course will be using a range of dinghies including the Topaz Omega.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent expereince
Qualification: RYA Seamanship Skills Certificate (2 Days)
Course fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

 

SAILING WITH SPINNAKERS

Learn and practice the use of Spinnakers (Kites). This course will cover the use of asymmetric spinnakers. Rigging ashore, hoisting, setting, gibing and lowering the kite are all practiced in the Topaz Race X and the Topaz Omega.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent experience
Qualification: RYA Sailing with Spinnakers Certificate
Course fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 0900 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

 

START RACING

Why not have a go at club racing? This course is the start line for getting into and enjoying club racing. Sailing clubs are friendly and sociable places full of nice people (well we would say that!) so why not get more out of your sailing and join up. We can help you understand what it is all about. The course covers all you need to know to get around the race course safely, in good shape and have fun.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent experience
Qualification: Topper Start Racing Certificate
Course fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

 

PERFORMANCE SAILING

Improve your boat handling in performance boats with all the bits of string and understand what they do! Build your skills and confidence in performance boats on one of our friendly and enjoyable performance courses.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 2 or equivalent experience
Qualification: Topper Performance Certificate (2 Days)
Course fee: 12,000 THB
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Day: By arrangement

practice sailing

PRACTICE SAILING (3 hours)

This training is aimed at sailors who have completed the RYA Level 1,2 or 3 courses.

These practice sessions provide an opportunity for sailors to practice skills learned during a recent course, prepare for the next, or just come along and have fun afloat for a few hours.

Entry Level: Keelboat Level 1 or above
Qualifications: None
Course fee: 2,000 THB
Time: 3 hours
Day: By arrangement

club sailing