RYA Competent Crew Course – Practical Sail Training Course
Course Duration: 6 Day’s + 6 Night’s Accommodation Onboard
The RYA Competent Crew Practical Course is for Sailing beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers. Learn To Sail with RYA Courses. On completion you will receive a Competent Crew Sailing Qualification.
Experience living on board and really get to know the boat. Virtually all the course is hands on. You are the crew – without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t be steered. This is very much a Practical Sail Training course.
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. You should also have visited some interesting places and had an enjoyable holiday.
Why not also consider completing your RYA Day Skipper Theory Course.
Requirements & Outcomes
|Minimum duration||5 days. (We Run this course over 6 Days)|
|Course content||Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies|
|Ability after the course||Able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines|
On succesful completion of this course the next stage would be the RYA Day Skipper Practical course. That would enable you to charter your own yacht. One of the minimum requirements for chartering a yacht. Please also consider you may require to apply for an ICC on completion of the RYA Day Skipper course in order to use the Qualification when chartering a yacht, this is available free to all RYA members