By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day duties on board. Your experience will also include living and sleeping onboard and understanding everything that needs to be done to run a boat.
There is no formal external assessment or exam for the RYA Competent Crew course. Certification is attributed by your instructor upon covering the requirements.
While our 5 day sailing course will equip students with all the necessary safety skills and build confidence in crewing techniques, it is also largely about having fun, visiting some interesting places and having a bit of a holiday.
Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat including her rigging and sails;
Fire precaution on board and firefighting;
Personal safety equipment;
Manners and customs;
Regulation to avoid collisions at sea;
:: After this course you should...
Become a valid and active crew member on boat. Know how to responde swiftly to the requests of your skipper and participate in manning the yacht. Enjoy more your cruising and feel more comfortable on board.
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