RYA Competent Crew Course

RYA Competent Crew Course in Southampton: Course Summary

  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Course Cost: £549pp
  • Course Location: Mercury Yacht Harbour in Hamble or Gosport Marina
  • Previous Experienced Required: No
  • Minimum Age Requirement: None
  • What The Course Includes: Tuition, moorings, waterproofs, breakfast, and lunch!
  • What You Will Learn: Knowledge of sea terms / nautical terms, parts of the boat, safety procedures, engine controls, and more.

SUMMARY

The RYA Competent Crew Course is an excellent starting point for your sailing activities and a great springboard for the RYA Day Skipper Course. It is a 5 day course for those who want to learn to learn to sail and be an active and confident part of the crew.

You will live on board for the duration of the course sailing to some wonderful and exciting parts of the Solent, staying in different harbours overnight. By the end of the 5 days you will be able to fully participate in sailing the yacht including sail handling, taking responsibility for the helm, keeping lookout etc.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The competent crew assumes no prior knowledge or experience.

There is no minimum age limit.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

During the 5 day course you actually get a chance to learn to ‘live’ onboard a yacht and learn to be a hands on crew member. You will learn a wide range of things including:

  • Knowledge of sea terms / nautical terms
  • Parts of the boat
  • Safety procedures
  • Engine controls
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Steering the yacht under power and sailing using different points of sail
  • Sail handling
  • Man overboard
  • Anchoring and rope work skills learning the most widely used knots

The course schedule is Monday to Friday 0930 – variable.

If taken after Start Yachting Course the Competent Crew can be completed in 3 days – Friday – Sunday 0930 – variable.

If taken over 3 weekends Friday – Sunday 0930 – variable.

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WHAT DOES THE COURSE COST?

£549.00.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST?

  • All Moorings
  • Expert tuition
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Waterproofs

OWN BOAT TUITION

This course can run on your boat for yourself or your group. Own boat training cost start from £250.00 plus VAT per day. Please contact us for more information regarding own boat tuition.

Book Your RYA Competent Crew Course Here

To book call 023 81 242159 or email us to enquire about availability:  info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.