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HYSTS is recognised as an RYA Training Centre to provide instruction for the following Dinghy Courses:

Dinghy Level 1 - Start Sailing

Dinghy Level 2 - Basic Skills

Dinghy Level 3 - Better Sailing

Dinghy Day Sailing

Dinghy Seamanship Skills

Dinghy Sailing with Spinnakers

Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 1

Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 2

Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 3

Youth Sailing Scheme - Start Sailing Stage 4


All sailing sessions are conducted by an RYA qualified Senior Dinghy Instructor

Basic seamanship skills such as bends and hitches are taught by the volunteer staff members.

We work closely with the RYA Onboard organisation to offer tuition to National Youth Dinghy Sailing Scheme standards as well as the Young Sailors Scheme.

HYSTS remains a voluntary organisation but is covered under the Hampshire County Council Outdoor Education Unit.