RYA London & South East Instructor & Coach Courses & CPD

Find out about the opportunities to train or develop your skills as an instructor or race coach in the London & South East region

This is the place to find out about forthcoming instructor courses and CPD opportunities throughout the London & South East region. If you cannot find a suitable course please email and let us know how we can help. 

Dinghy/Keelboat/Multihull


Course

Venue

Dates

Cost

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Advanced Dinghy Instructor Endorsement Bewl Water Outdoor Centre 18th & 19th June £160 Find out more
Introduction to the Dinghy Senior Instructor Course Bewl Water Outdoor Centre
2nd July £40 Find out more
Dinghy Senior Instructor Bewl Water Outdoor Centre 16,17,23,24 July £295 Find out more
Introduction to Senior Instructor Queen Mary Sailing Club 10th September £40 Find out more
Dinghy Senior Instructor course Queen Mary Sailing Club 8/9th &15/16th Oct £295 Find out more


Powerboat / Personal Watercraft

Course

Venue

Date

Cost

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 Powerboat Instructor + Skills Assessment  Arun Yacht Club, Littlehampton  17th to 20th Oct  £355  Find out more
 Powerboat Instructor + Skills Assessment  Dover Sea Sports Centre  5/6th & 12/13th Nov  £355  Find out more

  

Windsurfing

Course

Venue

Date

Cost

More Information

Intermediate Windsurfing Instructor Course Queen Mary Sailing Club 11th to 14th Oct £295 Find out more

 

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Training centres also run RYA instructor courses throughout the year, download a list of dates from the Document Finder for dinghy/keelboat/multihull, powerboat/PW, windsurfing and wingsurfing. Please contact these centres directly for more information.

Online CPD Sessions

To help you get ready for the season ahead we are delivering a series of free online sessions. Check out the details below...

Date

Session Title

Description

Lead presenter

 Booking details

16th February

19.00 - 19.20

How can the OnBoard programme and resources support instructors to deliver sessions for young people

An introduction to RYA OnBoard and the broader learning benefits of young people getting on the water. Discuss the resources available and teaching techniques to enhance your sailing and windsurfing sessions.

Hannah Cockle

RYA OnBoard Operations Officer

Robin Nicol

RYA Scotland Coach Education Development Manager

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23rd February

19.00 - 19.20

How to prepare for a Senior Instructor course

Senior Instructors are very important for running activity at clubs and centres. In this session, Jane will share what to expect on a Senior Instructor course and will explore what instructors can do to prepare themselves.

Jane Campbell Morrison

RYA Dinghy Trainer

Ben Hodgson

RYA Dinghy & Windsurf Trainer

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2nd March

19.00 - 20.00

How people learn, thepredict - test - sense learning model

 

Explore how to create a learning experience that supports sailors to learn by making predictions, testing these predictions and having the opportunity to make sense of what works andwhat doesn’t.

 

This is a 1-hour interactive workshop that will use breakout rooms to allow participants to discuss and share ideas with the RYA coach development team.

Tim Cross

Race Coach Tutor Team


9th March

19.00 - 19.20

How to embed sustainability messages within your courses

Phil will look at how sustainability messages can be embedded within RYA courses by including them as part of best practice and good seamanship. He will also run through the free resources available to instructors to help them along the way

Phil Horton

RYA Environment and Sustainability Manager

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16th March

19.00 - 19.20

How can you look after your own and supporting other instructors and coaches mental health

Mental health is a topic we are all becoming more aware of the importance of. In this session Leon will explore what we can do to look after our own mental health as what we can do to support those around us including other instructors.

Leon Ward

RYA Disability Development Officer

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23rd March

19.00 - 19.20

How to feel confident delivering sessions for students with a disability, different genders, or people from ethnically diverse communities

Teaching people from backgrounds that we aren't used to can be daunting. We will hear from a panel of experienced instructors as they share what they have learned over many years of delivering sailing sessions for people from a whole range of different backgrounds.

 

Tom Davenport

RYA Sailing Development Officer and Dinghy Trainer

Recording coming soon!

Tuesday 29th March

19.00 - 20.00

RYA Training Scheme Update In this session Amanda and Rachel will provide an update on the dinghy, windsurf, powerboat, personal watercraft and inland waterways training schemes. There will be an opportunity to ask questions throughout the session. Amanda Van Santen RYA Dinghy & Windsurf Chief Instructor

Rachel Andrews RYA Power Chief Instructor

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