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Sailing Staged Activity Badge

Sailing Staged Activity Badge

Sailing badge

Choose 1 of the following options:

  1. Complete the following badge requirements:
    1. Identify different types of sailing crafts.
    2. Name three places you could safely go sailing.
    3. Take part in a warm-up activity to prepare you for a sailing activity.

      You could try tacking and gybing, hiking out or syncro-jump to cross the boat together in a tack or gybe.

    4. Dress properly for a sailing activity, showing you know the importance of buoyancy aids and how to put one on correctly.
    5. Take part in a taster session that covers:
      • Being able to name equipment used and parts of the boat.
      • Getting into and out of a boat safely.
      • Balancing a boat.
      • Manoeuvring your boat in different directions, including moving forward.
  2. Complete the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 1.

    You can find out more about the Scheme on the RYA website.


  • This is a lot more fun, and will give you a head start when you start working towards Stage 2.  

July 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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