Children's Courses

At DOSC we offer four stages within the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme and a taster session for the younger ones.photo (12)

 

  • TASTER SESSION (1-day course) This is aimed at 6 -7 year olds allowing them time on the water to decide whether sailing is something they are interested in.
    • To view available dates and book online please click on the following link Taster Session

 

  • STAGE ONE (2-day course) Basic sailing includes paddling, helming, reaching, tacking, parts of the boat.  Depending on the age of the child, DOSC offers two types of RYA Stage 1 courses:  7-11 year olds on Optimists & 11 – 15 year olds on Picos.

 

  • STAGE TWO (2-day course)  Includes Sailing Upwind, Speed Control, Parts of the Sail, Rules of the Road). Depending on the age of the child, DOSC offers two types of RYA Stage 2 courses:  7-11 year olds on Optimists & 11 – 15 year olds on Picos.

 

  • STAGE THREE*  An advanced course including Rig Independently, Sail Theory, Gybing, Man Overboard Recovery.
    • To view available dates for this course and book online please click on the following link RYA Stage 3 Course

 

  • STAGE FOUR*  A advanced course including Rig Independently, Sail Theory, Gybing, Man Overboard Recovery.
    • To view available dates for this course and book online please click on the following link RYA Stage 4 Course

 

The courses take place either as weekly sessions, whereby you can sign up for the term, or on weekends & school holidays and run from 10am till 4pm

* Students with Sailing Experience outside the RYA Scheme can be taken for an assessment and be placed in an appropriate group.

To see a schematic drawing showing the sailing progression for children through the RYA sailing scheme please click on this link. RYA Youth Sailing Scheme

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