The RYA Competent Crew course is ideal for you if you know you like the idea of sailing and you're interested in learning the basic skills, or maybe your friends or your partner has a boat and you want to be able to make a positive and helpful contribution whilst you're onboard?
Or maybe you've just said to yourself... "I've always wanted to do that!!"
This course is designed to make sure that you feel happy onboard the boat and understand your responsibilities in a number of roles whilst sailing. This leads to you feeling confident as part of crew and helps you to develop your knowledge and skills further.
This course comes as either a 5 day course or 5 days over 2 weekends, so it is flexible for your needs and any work commitments.
What to expect
Knowledge of sea terms & parts of a boat, her rigging and sails
Fire precautions & fighting
Personal safety equipment
Manners & customs
Rules of the Road
Helmsmanship & sailing
General duties around the boat that will help you to become more confident and enjoy your time on the water!!
And of course you will receive an RYA Competent Crew Certificate of Competence!