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Britsail RYA Start Yachting
RYA Start Yachting Course Overview
A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work 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.
Topics covered include:
- The yacht and yachting terms
- Rope work
- Underway and steering
- Rules of the road
- Man overboard recovery
- Emergency equipment and safety precautions
Course cost includes
- Full board whilst onboard the yacht
- Safety equipment, i.e. lifejacket and safety line
- Cooking gas
- Fuel, although hopefully you will be doing more sailing than motoring
- Mooring and marina fees
- Secure marina car park
- RYA certificate.
1 of 1 berths available
Apply for berth
Introduce yourself to the skipper to let them know about your sailing background.
You won't be charged yet