2017 Training Dates

RLSC Training Programme 2017


RLSC is a RYA Recognised Training Establishment; it meets RYA standards and acts in accordance with RYA development plans. We have available the following training courses for 2017:

For New and Novice Members

Open Days

The club will be open on 1st May for our Open Day and also on 13th May for taster sailing sessions. So if you would like to find out more, just turn up on the open day or to book a slot for a taster session on 13th May  email us here.

open5RYA Level 1 & 2 (Start Sailing and Better Sailing ) Dinghy Course (Adults)

We run two levels of courses, depending on demand.

The Start Sailing course is for beginners/complete novices (Level 1)

The Better Sailing course is for those who have completed a start sailing course or those who are novice sailors (Level 2)

2 Days Cost; £110 – We plan to run courses over two days each on Saturdays. Weekday courses may be arranged on request. These courses will cater for both levels.

COURSE 1 10th and 17th June

COURSE 2 1st and 8th July

COURSE 3 30th September and 7th October

Click on this link for more detail on what the courses cover

Larry, our instructor

Larry, our lead instructor

Go Sailing Sessions, and Taster Sessions

In May, June and July as part of the Club sailing programme for all club members to encourage sailing and including help to consolidate learning for those who have attended RYA training courses, or who plan to attend training courses. Please see the calendar for more details. The main sessions for novice sailors are 1. After Jybaz sessions from approx. 3pm on Saturdays and 2. Wednesday afternoon and evenings from about 3pm whenever Wednesday racing is shown in the calendar.

For Existing and more Experienced Sailors

Dinghy Instructor & Assistant Dinghy Instructor Refresher Day/ Coaching Day.

1 day for all RLSC instructors    Cost; Free to participating club members

RYA Coach to deliver the training; Funded by the RYA

To be confirmed

Dinghy Instructor Courses

These are still to be confirmed, please speak to Patricia Ordsmith if you are interested.

Race Coach Training

We will be running a RYA Race Coaching Course on 11th/12th March

For more details click here.

Power Boat Training

We will be running subsidised RYA Level 2 Power Boat Training courses. Members of the club who are willing to join the Cox rota can do this course at a significantly reduced rate including all course materials and log books. Non members or those not willing to be Coxes will need to pay the full cost of £225.

The course will run over 2 days

18th and 19th  February

29th & 30th May

Other dates will be arranged.


First Aid Course 

1 day                                                      Cost   £35

28th April 2017

General advice on a typical RYA training course 

Please note that in addition to the course fees, non members are required to join the club for insurance purposes. Normally an Associate or Junior/Student membership is ideal. For more information on membership and for forms, please click here.


If you would like to join the club and enroll on a training course please contact :

Jane Andrews  RLSC Membership Secretary
12 Harboro Rd
Sale  Cheshire M33 5AB
0161 969 0352
0774 34 99308

Email: sailingrlsc@gmail.com

For RYA Start and Better courses please arrive at the club from 9 – 9,20am for the initial briefing at 9.30 am on the day of the course. Lunch will be provided as part of the course cost.

A typical RYA training day will run until 4.30 – 5 pm on each day. Weather permitting