Competent Crew Course
The Competent Crew course is designed for students that have been sailing a few times and now want to learn the basics in a structured manner to then move forward to the Day Skipper Course.
- sea terms and parts of a boat
- her rigging and sails
- sail handling
- fire precautions and fighting
- personal safety equipment
- man overboard
- emergency equipment
- general duties
- manners and customs
- rules of the road
Ability after course:
By the end of this 5 day course you will have literally ‘learned the ropes’ and have a good understanding of what it takes to crew a modern yacht. After the course you should be able to get on any yacht and be able to be a real part of the crew. You will then know how to use the winches and sail controls, to steer, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines at your Skippers direction.
Please feel free to call or e-mail us regarding course dates if not listed on this site. We try to be flexible and may do a course date around your requirements. You can also click on our Student resources page to pay the deposit and buy any books you may require.
See our details on the RYA website here
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