Course Notes Youth Coaching 
TOP TIPS
To watch some excellent on board and close up VIDEOS of manoevures to practise: eg Tacking, Gybing, Accelerating, Stopping, Spinnaker work etc.

Use the RYA website links I have included below. Pick the one for the boar you sail:

For Topper sailors, Topper Video Tips

For Feva Sailors, click on the link, but then select "RS Feva" from the "classes" drop down menu.
Feva Video Tips

RULES QUIZ
Click on the link below to test yourself on the rules - It's a fun animation of different sailing situations, and you can choose the easy,medium or difficult options. This will really help you on the water and give you a big hoist up the confidence ladder!

Go for it and see how you do : you will need to select "English" from the drop down menu on the right after clicking the link, then click anywhere in the blue cartoon square to get started.
Animated Rules Quiz



Martin Orton


Youth Race coaching syllabus Powerpoint download HERE (Powerpoint 2000 .ppt format)

Dates and Topics for the next sessions

The syllabus below is used as guide for the sessions, varied according the weather and sailors needs or requests. RYA Start and Intermediate Certificates are awarded at the end of season prizegiving.
Start Racing





Intermediate Racing

Date

Main sailing Focus


Other topics

22 April

Boat handing

Rules

Physical Preparation

21 May

Starting

Rules

Mental Preparation, Tactics

18 June

Speed

Rules

Boat Preparation

4 Sept

Strategy & Tactics

Rules

Meterorology



Start Racing

Date

Main sailing Focus


Other topics

22 April

Boat handing

Rules


21 May

Boat handling & Speed

Rules

Physical Preparation

18 June

Starting

Rules

Boat Preparation

4 Sept

Strategy, Tactics & Racing

Rules

Meterorology