Instructor Resources

Instructor to Student Slogan -

"I am a Sailing Instructor, to save time let's just assume I'm always RIGHT!"

2020 Course Allocation

Click below to volunteer on all of the courses available this year, and see the current course allocations. (Google Docs)

Adult Dinghy


PB2 & SB courses.....

Please enter you names in the green (yes I want to volunteer), yellow (available if required), Pink (sorry I can’t do that date) sections and when confirmed your name will be moved to the upper brown area.


Operating Manual

WORD download and ESSENTIAL READING for all Instructors.

RYA Resources

This links to the 'Pathway' Leaflets section of the RYA website. You will need login and password.


Administration forms /Course Syllabi and joining instructions/ Evaluation forms / Safety brief / Powerboat slides / New* RYA Sailor Clinic Improver / Staffing Levels


24 RYA clips from tacking and gybing to the five essentials. Useful clips to send to students for discussion the following day

Cold Hazards

Useful notes (RYA issue) details about Cold Water Shock

Garmin Use

This is 'essential' equipment for RYA Training Centres (apparently).PDF download.

Coaching from a Powerboat

RYA teaching notes and guidance about on the water coaching.

Risk Assessments

This links to our DOWNLOADS page. Here you will find RISK ASSESSMENTS for each HSC Dept. Incld Training.

The Five Essentials

Powerpoint cards for Level 1 Students.

The Five Essentials

Powerpoint cards for Level 2 -Weather/Tides etc

Sailor Improver Cards

RYA PDF copy (not suitable for printng)

Sailing Improver - Racing

RYA Clinic PDF copy (not suitable for printng)

Teaching Tacking

Article from RYA Wavelength, teaching tips on learning to tack.

Smart Sailing

Instructor notes for five essentials

Improving Upwind Performance

Instructor notes for improving upwind performance!

Kids Games