RYA Start Yachting Course
A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
For an introduction to sailing why not participate in our own ‘START YACHTING’ course? The majority of our students learn more than they imagined possible and for those with no or little sailing experience but who like the idea of joining a flotilla for their holiday this is an ideal opportunity.
The Start Yachting’ course is for a minimum of two days. You will receive a Course Completion certificate, which is widely recognized.
- Pre-course Experience:
- Assumed Knowledge:
- Minimum Duration:
- 2 Days.
- Minimum Age:
- Course Content:
- The yacht, ropework, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology
- Ability After Course:
- Basic knowledge of yachting.
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 Competence Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.