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Britsail RYA Start Yachting

Trip details

Creator Bob GulliverView
Type Start Yachting
Start date 23rd Aug 2019
Finish date 25th Aug 2019
Origin Kip Marina, Inverkip, Greenock, UK
Destination Kip Marina, Inverkip, Greenock, UK

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
  • Meteorology
  • 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.
Training School Britsail

Crew Wanted


2 of 2 berths available



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Trip boat

Name Chimere
Total Berths 8
Home Port Britsail - RYA Scotland Training Centre, Inverkip, Greenock, UK
Model Beneteau Oceanis 411
Coded No