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Sailing Course Information
Adult Improvers, Racing and Advanced

Adult Sailing Courses (16+)
  

All Courses are subject to getting a minimum of 2 people booking. We will notify you 1x week before if there is not enough people for the course to run. The options are the either to add a surcharge, rebook or we will give you a refund. For all RYA 2 day course we can do them over 1 ½ days for a discount 1:1 price of £300

 

RYA Level 3 - Better Sailing

This course is all about consolidating skills and trying out new ones.  Including further coaching of Levels 1 & 2 skills and taster sessions from the advanced modules.  After the course you will have more confidence in your own sailing ability, learnt new techniques and be ready to progress onto the advanced modules.  Your sailing should already be at Level 2 standard prior to taking the course.

This course also includes 2 months free membership of the club. 

 

Duration: 2 days
Dates:  16-17  June; 21-22 July 2018
Course times:  9:30-17:30

Cost:  £200

Also available as private (1:1) tuition, please call for availability.

 

 

 

Sailing with Spinnakers

 Everything you need to know about sailing with asymmetric spinnakers.  Including how to rig the boat, hoist, gybe and recover the spinnaker and how to sail the best possible course downwind.  After the course you will be able to use the asymmetric spinnaker efficiently.  You should already have Level 2 skills to a good standard or complete Level 3 prior to this course.

 This course also includes 2 months free membership of the club. 

 Duration: 2 days

Dates: Please call for availability

 Course times:  9:30-17:3

Cost:  £200

Also available as private (1:1) tuition, please call for availability.

 

  Seamanship Skills

 How to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat.  Including launching and recovering the boat in difference circumstances, stopping, reducing sail, recovering a man overboard and anchoring.  After the course you will be able to handle a wide range of situations afloat.  This course is useful for those who want to progress towards becoming an Instructor.  You should already have Level 2 skills to a good standard or complete Level 3 prior to this course.

 

This course also includes 2 months free membership of the club. 

 

Duration: 2 days
Dates: Please call for availability 

Course times:  9:30-17:30

Cost:  £200

Also available as private (1:1) tuition, please call for availability.

 

Refresher Courses

 

Please call us to discuss your previous experience so that we can help you select the most appropriate course to book.  Alternatively, have a 2 hour on water session with an experienced Instructor and we will advise you on your level of sailing and give you some opinions of what to do next.

 

Course times:  by arrangement, please call for availability

Cost: £50 per hour 1:1

 

 

On successful completion of your course at Northampton Watersports Centre you will receive an RYA Logbook including a course certificate, providing you have reached the required proficiency level.  

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