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How do I become a Dinghy Instructor?

Contact your nearest club or contact the Regional Coach  asa-dinghy@sailarmy.co.uk for next available course.

You will need the following mandatory qualifications:

  • Dinghy Basic Skills plus Seamanship Certificate
  • Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Contact AISTC(S) to book your course watersports@sailarmy.co.uk

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How do I become a Powerboat Instructor?

Contact your nearest club or contact the Regional Coach asa-dinghy@sailarmy.co.uk for next available course.

  • You will need the following mandatory qualifications:
  • Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Contact AISTC(S) to book your course watersports@sailarmy.co.uk

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What powerboat course is right for me?

  • Powerboat Level 1-2 - Complete novices to powerboats with no formal qualifications
  • Powerboat Intermediate - Holds the Level 2 certificate and wants to learn high-speed navigation and planning a short coastal passage
  • Safety boat - Holds Level 2 certificate and wants to learn how to rescue a range of waterborne craft
  • Advanced - Holds the Intermediate certificate and want to learn high-speed navigation, rough water techniques at night

Contact your nearest club or contact the Regional Coach asa-dinghy@sailarmy.co.uk for details.

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What dinghy course is right for me?

  • Dinghy Introduction/Basic skills Complete novice to sailing with no formal qualifications
  • Dinghy Seamanship - Holds the Basic skills certificate and wants to learn anchoring, picking up mooring etc in a dinghy
  • Dinghy Spinnaker - Holds the Basic Skills certificate and wants to learn how to launch, gybe and drop a spinnaker either asymmetric or symmetric (Separate courses for each)
  • Dinghy Racing - Holds the Basic Skills certificate and wants to learn how to start, complete the course and finish a race held under ISAF rules.
  • Dinghy Day Sailing - Holds the Basic Skills certificate and wants to learn how to plan and complete a short coastal passage in a dinghy
  • Dinghy High Performance - Holds the Spinnaker or Racing certificate and wants to learn how to tune the sail and rigging for high performance

Contact your nearest club or contact the Regional Coach asa-dinghy@sailarmy.co.uk for details.


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ASA Dinghy Sailing Contact Learn sail with the best RYA qualified instructors

Temporary:
Phil Brown Chief Instructor
ASA Regional Coach (Dinghy & Powerboat)
ASA Inspectorate
Building 100 (Top Floor), Fort Blockhouse
Haslar Road, Gosport
Hants PO12 2AB

Telephone: 02392 765730
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Email: asa-dinghy@sailarmy.co.uk

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