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Dinghy Instructor

This page contains a variety of dinghy Instructor resources and learn to sail video tutorials for dinghy Instructors.  Please click on a link below to open that dinghy Instructor resource in a new window.

Racing Rules of Sailing

2017 to 2020 Rule book

Play the rules game

Instructor Guides

RYA running practicle sessions

Basic sailing rules explained

RYA improver cards

RYA racing cards

Templates & Worksheets

Lesson plan template

Parts of the boat template

Activities Ashore

Tackers classroom activity sheet

Basic knots - video tutorials

Sailing Related Games

RYA games for no wind & foul weather days

RYA games for both wind & no wind days

Learn to sail the fun way

Nautical Games


Learn to Sail Video Tutorials

Tack Centre Main - RYA

Tack Aft Main - RYA

Gybe Centre Main - RYA

Gybe Aft Main - RYA

Asymmetric spinnaker rigging

Asymmetric spinnaker hoist

Aysmmetric spinnaker drop

Upwind sailing tips by Sarah Ayton & Saskia Clark

Windward mark rounding tips by Paul Goodison

Downwind and gybing tips by Paul Goodison

Tight circles

Man over board - with Olympic Medalist, Shirley Robertson

Basic aerodynamic theory