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RYA Start Racing

You will learn and develop a range of skills required for understanding dinghy racing and getting out onto the race course for the first time. An experienced RYA Racing Instructor will take you through the race signals and start sequence, how to start a race and sail the course, mark roundings, racing rules, tactics and boat tuning.

The course is usually sailed in our fleet of XD equipped Lasers, and engages the budding competitors in a range of exercises designed to build skills and confidence through practice.

By the end of the course you should have the confidence and skills to venture out to try Club Racing for the first time.

Course info

Location: Queen Mary Sailing Club

Minimum Duration: 2 days.

Teaching Ratio: 1 instructor to 6 students.

Logbook not included in course price. Certificate included but not guaranteed unless on successful completion of course.

Adult Race

RYA Start Racing

2 full days from 0930 to 1700

An enjoyable introduction to club racing

Boats used are typically Lasers

Focus on boat handling, starts, mark rounding, racing rules, tactics and tuning.