RYA Competent Crew

RYA Competent Crew introductory sailing courseRYA Competent crew training courseRYA Competent Crew is the basic RYA introductory sailing course for both the complete beginner and those who have some experience of either dinghy sailing or cruising. The RYA Competent Crew course can be completed by attending either five days or over weekends. The Competent Crew course is planned to give you as much fun and enjoyment as possible. While you learn to sail you will be taught about safety at sea and will be given lots of competent crewing opportunities. Master the RYA Competent Crew skills of steering, changing sails, reefing and tying the essential knots. Living onboard throughout the RYA Competent Crew course, each night is spent in new place, allowing you to savour the delights of a real cruising experience.

  • Course Type: Practical, some theory
  • Required Experience: None
  • Assumed Knowledge:
  • Course Content: Steering, changing sails, reefing and tying the essential knots.
  • Ability After Course: By the end of this course the successful RYA Competent Crew will have sufficient knowledge and skill to be a useful and able crew member on any sailing yacht.
  • Minimum Duration: 5 Days continuous or 3 week ends
  • Cost: On Enquiry

2016 Dates

  • 16th - 20th May
  • 20th - 24th June
  • 18th - 22nd July
  • 15th - 19th August
  • 19th - 23rd September
  • 17th - 21st October
  • 21st - 25th November 

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