RYA Competent Crew Course

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The RYA Competent Crew Course is five day practical course that is an introduction to Sail Cruising. Covering basic seamanship and beginners boat handling this is perfect for those wishing to experience sail cruising and learn the basics.

The Course includes Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies.

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Course Content
  • Sea terms and parts of a boat
  • Rigging and sails
  • Sail handling
  • Ropework
  • Fire precautions and fighting
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Man overboard
  • Emergency equipment
  • Meteorology
  • Seasickness
  • Helmsmanship
  • General duties
  • Manners and customs
  • Rules of the road
  • Dinghies