Barnt Green Sailing Club provides RYA accredited Dinghy Sailing courses for adults to level 2 on weekends throughout the year. Our 2-day training courses follows the RYA Dinghy Sailing Scheme syllabus with a focus on mastering the basic skills of dinghy sailing. We can offer places to both club members and non-members and there is a discount for non-members if you decide to join the club after taking one of our courses.
Level 1 - Start Sailing Members £110 Non-members £160
The RYA level 1 "Start sailing" course is intended for novice sailors and assumes no prior knowledge. During the course, participants will learn to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering. After the course, you will be able to sail confidently in light winds under supervision.
Level 2 - Basic Skills Members £110 Non-members £160
The level 2 "Basic skills" course assumes sailors have successfully completed RYA level 1 - "Start sailing". During the level 2 course, participants will learn about rigging, launching, sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and gain essential safety knowledge. After the course, you will be able to sail confidently and make decisions in good conditions.
There are also practice sessions run on Monday evenings for club members through the summer which offer the chance to improve skills with some informal sailing. Also in the summer on Saturday afternoons there are sessions presented by experienced club members on particular topics such as racing skills or sailing a Laser.
How to book
To see dates of the upcoming courses and book a place click here. If there are no suitable dates, download, complete and return the appropriate application form below - we often arrange further courses through the year and can let you know as dates become available.
Last updated 07:59 on 9 August 2019