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RYA Advanced Endorsement

The course covers performance boat handling, spinnaker handling, 5 essentials coaching and use of powerboats for coaching. On successful completion through continuous assessment, and possibly a theory test, your Instructor award will be endorsed by the RYA.


Prior to attending this course candidates must:

  • Have an RYA Dinghy Instructor Certificate
  • Minimum 1 season of teaching experience
  • Have an RYA approved valid First Aid certificate
  • Completed the RYA Safe & Fun Safeguarding course. Please visit the RYA website for more details
  • Be a current member of the RYA
  • You must also have personal sailing ability to at least the RYA Sailing with Spinnakers and RYA Performance Sailing modules with good powerboat handling skills in a teaching environment.


This two day course runs from 09.30 until 19.00 each day.

What to bring

  • We provide wetsuits and buoyancy aids although if you have your own you are welcome to use them.
  • You should bring: swimwear (to wear under wetsuit), shoes you are happy to get wet, a towel, a change of clothes, suntan cream, a hat, and a water bottle
y Performance Sailing

RYA Dinghy Instructor Advanced Endorsement

2 day course from 09:30 each day

Qualify to teach RYA Sailing with Spinnakers & RYA Performance courses

Require at least one season's teaching experience