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Racing Coach Level 3 

The course is delivered over a period of 6 months with candidates initially applying to attend the Assessment Weekend. Please see RCL3 Course Process document to the right of this page.

Dinghy, Keelboat and Windsurf coaches are all invited to apply.

Application Criteria 

  • A UK sailor or sailors who are working with UK clubs, Class Associations or the British Sailing Team
  • Gained a minimum of 50 hours coaching over the past 2 years
  • Safety Boat certificate  
  • Approved and valid RYA First Aid certificate (Approved First Aid List)
  • An RYA member
  • Summary of how you have improved and reflected on your coaching over the past 2 years

If your application is successful you will: 

  • Be required to attend an Assessment Weekend
  • Complete a Knowledge Check
  • Pay £100 to confirm your attendance at the Assessment Weekend

You will be informed at the Assessment Weekend if you have a place on the Racing Coach Level 3 course.

Next Steps:

  • Commit to attend the course which will comprise of 2 learning weekends
  • Pay £400 to confirm your attendance on the course

Forthcoming Course dates:

  • Assessment Weekend 21st & 22nd April, 2018 Rutland SC
  • 9th & 10th June, 2018 Draycote Water SC
  • 6th & 7th October, 2018 Rutland SC

To Apply:

  • Application Form available to the right of this page
  • Closing date for applications is 19th March, 2018

If you have any questions regarding this course, please do not hesitate to contact the RYA Coaching Department.

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