RYA Level 2 Basic Skills – Dinghy


Now that you have the taste for sailing this fantastic course will give you the understanding of the basic skills needed, and will prepare you to sail a boat on your own. Following on from Level 1 Start Sailing, this two or three day course covers rigging, launching and sailing in all directions, capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge. On completion of the course you will be able to sail and make decisions in good conditions

Course content

  • Rigging according to weather;
  • Sailing manoeuvres e.g.: sail setting, balance, trim etc.;
  • Rope work further knots;
  • Capsize and recovery;
  • Tide tables, wind direction and tidal flow;
  • Basic equipment, clothing and buoyancy for your personal safety.

Pre course requirements

  • Knowledge to Level 1 Start Sailing standard.


Costs & Dates

Group 2:1 1:1
Price per person: £180 £240 £400


Duration: 2 days

From: 10:00 – 17:00

This course is run on the days below of most weeks:

  • Monday –Tuesday
  • Thursday – Friday
  • Saturday – Sunday