RYA Start Yachting

A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.

 

By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board. 

 

Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends. 

Pre-course experience:  None 

Assumed knowledge:  None

Minimum duration:  2 days 

Minimum age:  None 

Course content:  The yacht, ropework, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology. 

Ability after the course:  Basic knowledge of yachting

Cost:  $650pp