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20 - 21 October, 10:00 until 16:00

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20 - 21 October, 10:00 until 16:00

This is the first step to sailing for young children, they will discover a basic understanding of how a boat sails, and will cover launching and recovery, steering, handling and parts of the boat. Children age 6 - 11 will learn to sail in optimists, those that are 11 - 15 will learn to sail in Pico's. Please ensure that you are booking onto the correct age group for your child.

Course Prerequisites: None - non members children under the age of 8 must participate in a one day taster session prior to signing up for this course

Minimum Duration: 2 days

Timings: 10am till 4pm on both days

Minimum Age: 6, however 6 & 7 yr olds must have participated in the taster session first and will not be allowed on the stage 1 course unless they have completed the taster

Ability after course: Able to steer and understand basic principles

Last updated 9:49am on 17 June 2017


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(DOSC club members rate will be applied at checkout)

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The person engaging in the course must be confident in the water and of adequate fitness to engage in sailing lessons.
Course fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
Course fees are lost if you cancel your course, and we are unable to find someone to take your place.
The 2nd day of a 2 day weekend course if missed for whatever reason after commencement of the course is non-refundable. Days of scheduled courses are not transferable to later scheduled courses.
The course will be held in the English Language only.
You must have the course pre-requisites. Failure to produce the correct certificate will enable us to remove you from the course without re-imbursement.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, or situations beyond our control, it may be necessary for us to postpone your booked session. Your lesson will be rescheduled as per availability.

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