Level 2: Basic Skills


Certification: RYA Dinghy Level 2

Cost: €199

Build on the Level 1 skills, while gaining confidence afloat. The RYA Dinghy Level 2 Course will take your basic skills and teach you the next level of boat control.


In addition to fine honing the skills you will have acquired on the level 1, the level 2 course introduces the following manoeuvres and skills:

  • Reefing – making your sail area smaller to cope with weather conditions.
  • Learning how to pick up a mooring.
  • Learning how to come alongside a moored boat / pontoon.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Introduction to Racing!

Successful participants will receive the RYA Level 2 Dinghy Certificate. Courses run on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30am-5pm each day.  The course begins in the RS Zest, as the course progresses you’ll be introduced to the more powerful Laser, and RS Quest double handed boats.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.


Course Calendar

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Course 1

Saturday 14th May - Sunday 15th May


Course 2

Saturday 21st May - Sunday 22nd May


Course 3

Saturday 11th June - Sunday 12th June


Course 4

Saturday 18th June - Sunday 19th June


Course 5

Saturday 25th June - Sunday 26th June


Course 6

Saturday 9th July - Sunday 10th July


Course 7

Saturday 16th July - Sunday 17th July


Course 8

Saturday 23rd July - Sunday 24th July


Course 9

Saturday 13th August - Sunday 14th August


Course 10

Saturday 20th August - Sunday 21st August


Course 11

Saturday 27th August - Sunday 28th August


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