RYA Competent Crew
Whether you chose to take this course as a full five day session, or whether you would like to add an additional three days to your Start Sailing course, the RYA Competent Crew is the course to take if you would really like to understand what sailing involves.
Apart from being an excellent, comprehensive introductory course open to any age group, this course should have you comfortable with the daily routines of sailing by the time you’re done. The course emphasises teamwork and being able to sail together as a crew while keeping the boat in order, even with people you’ve never met before, but there will also be time for a bit of swimming and fun!
You will learn about:
- Rules of the road
- Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat
- Rigging and sails and sail handling
- Safety, fire precautions and fighting
- Personal safety and emergency equipment
- Man overboard techniques
- General duties
If you have already done the RYA Start Sailing course, you may do this course over three days for the price of €390.
Included in Fee
- Accommodation on board, linen, towels
- Bottled water
- Supper (only if vessel does not berth at home port)
Ability After Course
- Be able to handle sails, steer and keep a look out
- Be familiar and able to help in daily routines
- Additional Sailing expereicence
- RYA Day Skipper Theory
- RYA Day Skipper Practical
- You are expected to remain on board for the duration of the course
- Instructor will decide which days you will be berthing outside home port or anchoring at a bay.