The format is very much hands on with people working in small groups. There is no formal RYA qualification but attendees will receive a certificates of attendance. After the course, anyone who is interested in pursuing further judging or protest committee work is encouraged to look out for courses here: https://www.rya.org.uk/racing/race-officials/want-to-be-a-race-official/training-courses-seminars/Pages/judges.aspx
The course instructors are Nadina Lincoln and William Jeffcoate.
The fee is £10, payable upon arrival at the club. This includes tea, coffee and hot chocolate throughout the day and a hot lunch of either pasta bake or jacket potato with chilli. Soft drinks and confectionery will be available to purchase.