RYA National Sailing Scheme Race Modules Intermediate Racing

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This course builds on the knowledge and skills learnt from ‘Start Racing’, developing greater awareness of the key principles of starting, boat handling, boat speed, strategy and tactics. We do this through the course time and regular race activity.

It is recommended that all participants consolidate their skills by practicing between courses.


  • 16 Hours split over two consecutive days or run over a series of shorter sessions.

Pre – requisites

Course Detail

  • Understands the importance of fitness for sailing

Has a Knowledge of

  • How to use a tuning guide
  • How to setup a boat for specific conditions

Understands how to prepare a boat for club racing including

  • Hull
  • Spars
  • Sails
  • Foils
  • Fittings
  • Rigging
  • Control lines


Our Address is

Plymouth & Devon Schools Sailing Association
Boathouse 17
Madeira Road
The Hoe

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You’ll find us at the southern end of the Barbican Wharves between the Barbican Landing stage, The Old White House on the end of Pheonix Wharf and Elphinstone car park. All of this below the south eastern quarter of the Royal Citadel. Check us out on the map here and on our contact page.

Course Dates

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