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Dovestone Sailing Club Training Restarts

by Dovestone SC 11 Jun 2021 13:31 BST
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After a long gap when training courses were not allowed, Dovestone Sailing Club is restarting its popular Royal Yachting Association, RYA, Level 1 and 2, Dinghy Courses.

The courses take complete beginners up to a standard where they can sail safely and independently. For full details about the courses take a look at the RYA website.

You can book a course using the club's website The courses take place over a weekend and the dates this year are 17/18 July and 21/22 August. For more details email This summer would be a perfect time to learn to sail and Dovestone provides the most beautiful surroundings. The reservoir provides ideal sailing waters for all levels of ability. Whether you are taking your first steps afloat or want to develop your skills, the club has a dedicated team of instructors and coaches to look after you. You don't need your own boat - all equipment is provided.

The club is an RYA recognised teaching establishment for Dinghy sailing and power boating. Trainers are also authorised to carry out tests for the International Certificates of Competence.

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