Start Yachting Course
Start Yachting Course in Southampton: Course Summary
- Course Duration: 2 days
- Course Cost: £249pp
- 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: Parts of the boat, engine controls, leaving and coming alongside, rope work skills and more.
The Start Yachting Course is a fun starting point for any first time sailor who has never been on a yacht before. It’s a gentle introduction to sailing and a great stepping stone to the RYA Competent Crew Course. You will be given an introduction to the yacht, the safety procedures and will experience all of the basics of boat handling. After the 2 day course you will be familiar with life on board a sailing yacht and be ready to move on to the RYA Competent Crew Course.
The course schedule is Saturday and Sunday 0930 – 1730.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This 2 day introductory course is aimed at complete beginners.
There is no minimum age limit.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
During the weekend you will be introduced to the parts of the boat and the safety procedures, engine controls, leaving and coming alongside, sailing the yacht in different scenarios, man overboard, anchoring and rope work skills learning the most widely used knots. We suggest following on from this course with the RYA Competent Crew Course.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COST?
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST?
- All Moorings
- Expert tuition
NEXT STEPS AFTER START YACHTING
If you are looking to expand your RYA qualifications after completing your Start Yachting Course, you may wish to further your experience with the following RYA courses:
OWN BOAT TUITION
This course can run on your boat for your self 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.