Up to $450/390 EUROS/£300 depending on the time of year and where you take it.
From a complete novice you will learn how to sail a multihull in light winds at all points of sail. In short, you will learn just enough to get an idea what sailing multihulls is about.
Multihulls are extremely quick and a lot of fun. You will get wet, have fun, and get a taste for speed!
You should be able to sail a catamaran or trimaran in light winds under supervision.
The course is entirely practical though you will cover elements of theory such as points of sail, how to avoid collisions, as well as the Rules of the Road.
You can take the course anywhere that has RYA accreditation to teach it.
Yes. The RYA has approved training centres all over the world.
You need no experience at all, and can do the course from the age of 8.
It takes two days.
Over two days you will learn how to rig the boat and set it up. You will cover safety equipment such as buoyancy aid usage and good clothing for dinghy sailing. You will cover how to launch the boat and get sailing.
On the water you will learn how to sail down wind, close hauled and on a reach, as well as how to gybe and tack. You will cover capsize drills and finally, how to safely land and de-rig the boat. Have a look at the RYA website for an idea what it involves.
You can progress through the RYA syllabus. You might end up doing some or all of the RYA racing syllabus or learning how to go for an extended day sail.
See the RYA website for a better idea what the sailing course involves.
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