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