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Key Information


4 days

Running Times

09.15 - 17.00

Awarded Certificates

RYA Senior Instructor

Minimum standard

See eligibility criteria

Minimum Age

18 yrs

An RYA Senior Instructor is qualified to organise and control group sailing tuition and to supervise and assist instructors.
An SI must be a confident, competent manager capable of organising groups of all ages and directing the work of their instructors.
This is a four-day course, taught by two RYA Coach Assessors during which the candidates are continuously assessed. 

Eligibility Criteria
  • Sailing ability up to that of RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • At least two years intermittent or one-year full time instructing since qualifying as a RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • Valid First Aid certificate (A full list of certificates recognised by the RYA can be found here)
  • RYA Safe and Fun Safeguarding course certificate
  • Signed recommendation from the Principal of an RYA Training Centre
  • RYA Member
  • Completion of the Senior Instructor Workbook - You can download this by logging into your RYA account -

Health Declaration

On successful completion of your course you will be asked to sign a health declaration stating that you are not suffering from any physical or mental impairment which has an adverse effect on your ability to properly discharge your duty of care as an instructor. If you are unable to sign the standard declaration, you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire.

Plas Menai will provide all necessary personal protective clothing including wetsuits, waterproofs, buoyancy aids and helmets.
Please bring with you;
  • Swimming togs & towel
  • Footwear for on the water
  • Sock that cover your ankles
  • 50p for locker
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