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Training Centre > Sail and Power Training 2016

Created: 5/1/2005 10:15:52 PM, Updated: 8/30/2016 1:38:40 PM

Click to view photograph in full scale.LEYC offers sailing throughout the season and in addition has planned a series of Sailing and powerboat courses for young and old throughout 2016.


Club Sailing 2016
The club has various fleets - Yeoman, J24, Fairy, GP14, Laser, Topper which sail throughout the season - so plenty opportunity to get out on the water whether you are young or old.
Club Notice of Race 2016
Club Sail TimeTable 2016


Click to view photograph in full scale.Sail & Power Training Courses

A series of Sail and power training will take place at LEYC during 2016. The online club calendar contains all the courses month by month.

Junior Courses 2016
July 4-8th : 5 day RYA Course
July 11-15th : 5 day RYA Course
July 18-22nd : 5 day RYA Course

For kids that are members of the club and who have completed Stage 3 and just want to improve or refresh skills, you can join any of the above weeks at £50.00 per week.

Costs:
Members £100 + 20% discount for additional family members
Non-members £150 + 20% discount for additional family members

Click to view photograph in full scale.Adult Courses 2016
5 Day Sailing course
July 4-8th RYA Course
July 11-15th
July 18-22nd
Costs:
Members £100 + 20% discount for additional family members
Non-members £150 + 20% discount for additional family members

Adult Sailing Evening Courses 2016
4 week + 1 full day : Thursday’s (6.30pm/7pm - 9pm)
* 9-30th June
* 7-21th July
* 4-25th August

Costs:
Members £100 + 20% discount for additional family members
Non-members £150 + 20% discount for additional family members

Powerboat Level 1
1 day course
Want to learn basics of boat handling - Course can be arranged on demand.
Costs:
Members £60
Non-members £100

Powerboat Level 2
2 day constant assessment course.
These can be arranged by demand from May – October (2/3 persons per course)
Costs:
Members £140
Non-members £175

Safety Boat
These can be arranged on demand throughout the sailing season.

Additional courses
The following courses are run on demand, there is a waiting list so if you are interested please contact us and we will let you know when the next available course will be.

RYA First Aid
Names are now being collected for courses to run in May and October 2016 at the club.
First Aid Course - Sunday 9th October 2016
£60 member
£80 non-member
You will need to purchase St John Ambulance First Aid (9th Edition) book
(See events page for more details)

The following course are arranged on demand - so if your interested add you name to waiting lists.
RYA VHF Course
RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course
RYA Practical Day Skipper Course


For more information on all courses contact info.leyc@gmail.com


LEYC Training Centre

Lough Erne Yacht Club (established 1818) became a Training Centre (previously known as a Recognised Teaching Establishment) in the 1980's. Sailing courses are provided on an annual basis - adult and junior courses, with power boat courses provided as required.

Skills learned on these courses can then be put into use by taking part in one of our many club sailing sessions, so why not join the club !!. Sailing is available 7 days a week, free of charge to club members, just turn up. See our timetable for details of which fleet sail on which day.

The training centre is staffed by qualified instructors who have gone on appropriate RYA Instructor Training Courses. This training and equipment is provided by the club.

It is useful that LEYC, a Volvo Champion Club, is also a Training Centre. It is not a condition of being a VCC, but it does mean that a regular supply of sail trained young people who are offered the opportunity to take part in the race training.

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