RYA Level 2 Basic Skills – Keelboat


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

You have the choice of two courses, a two day or a three day course.

The Two Days Course

For those of you who are only available to do the course at the weekend, the two day course is the one for you.

The Three days Course

For those of you that feel you would benefit from having the extra day, try the three day course.

Course content

  • Rigging – according to weather;
  • Sailing manoeuvres – e.g.: sail setting, balance, trim etc.;
  • Rope work – further knots;
  • Use of an inboard or outboard engine.

Pre course requirements

  • Knowledge to Level 1 Start Sailing standard.


Costs & Dates

2 Day course

Group 3:1 2:1 1:1
Price per person: £175 £235 £390


This course is run every:

Monday –Tuesday

Thursday – Friday

Saturday – Sunday

3 Day course

Group 3:1 2:1 1:1
Price per person: £175 £235 £390