If you are enthusiastic about your sport and would enjoy teaching other people, why not sign-up to train to be an RYA Instructor.

If you haven’t reached the age of 16, or wish to work in a support role, the Assistant Instructor course may be the perfect choice.

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Whether you are interested in teaching dinghy sailing as a career or hobby, this is your course! You should be an experienced sailor, with a wide range of skills and passionate about introducing others to the sport. Ideally you will have completed some RYA Advanced modules.

The minimum age is 16 and you will need Powerboat Level 2 and a valid First Aid certificate. You will also be asked to demonstrate your competency by completing a Pre-Entry Assessment prior to the course. The D.I. course takes approximately 50 hours and is taught by an RYA Dinghy Trainer. Students are trained and assessed during the course on preparation, delivery and on communication skills, including giving presentations. The course is moderated by a second Assessor.

Please contact the office to book this course and discuss what may need to be completed beforehand, including arranging a pre-entry assessment.