Dinghy Instructor Courses

Course 1 – 5th & 6th March / 26th& 27th March / 24th April

Course 2 – 11th – 15th April 2016

Course 3 – 30th May – 2rd June 2016

COST : £270

If you are interested in becoming a dinghy instructor then this is the course for you

Pre Requisites
  • Age 16+
  • Completed a Dinghy Pre Entry Assessment
  • Hold a valid First Aid Certificate (see RYA website for details on valid certificates)
  • Have completed a Powerboat Level 2 course (Coastal if you wish your dinghy instructors to be coastal endorsed)
  • Have completed the Safeguarding course
  • Current Member of the RYA
Course Length 50 Hrs (You will be expected to do some precourse work and homework)
What does the course involve? The course is a very intensive course which goes into detail about how to deliver the RYA National & Youth Sailing Schemes in single handed and double handed dinghies. 

You will be expected to know the RYA Teaching method.


Assessment is continuous throughout the course, you will be expected to demonstate

  • Land Drills
  • Delivery a 10 minute lesson
  • Written assessment
  • Brief and debrief students on their sessions
 Student : Coach Ratio  6:1


If you are interested in this course please complete a course application form and return to the club.

dinghy_instructors_Course Application Form

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