Youth Training

For information on youth courses and training, please contact Elwyn Agnew on 07852151378.

This season’s Junior Training started on Saturday 21st May, 2022.

Weekly Practice

Junior sailing practice will take place every Saturday morning,10.00am-12.30pm (subject to weather). New members are always welcome. Please contact us or email us (info@ballyronanboatclub.co.uk) if you want to join or get further information.


Upcoming Junior Courses

RYA Level 2 & 3 (starting 18th June 2022)

Suitable for ages 7 to 16 (inclusive)

Duration 2 days, 16 hours or equivalent number of sessions
ContentLaunching and recovery; sailing across the wind, turning around, steering and basic parts of the boat.
Improved sailing skills on all points of sail; Tacking, gybing, ropework and collision avoidance.
Short taster sessions from the advanced modules such as Day Sailing and Seamanship skills.
Certification CriteriaAble to sail across the wind, steer and understand the basic principles of sailing.
Building confidence sailing, tacking, gybing and improving boat control and speed.
More confident in sailing skills and techniques and ready to progress onto the advanced modules.
FormatAfloat and shore-based

 

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