A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners over 2 days 1 night. By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board. Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days.
The Competent Crew course is a beginner’s guide to sailing over 5 days 4 nights. Experience life as a sailor as you learn to steer, handle sails, navigate and assist with the day to day routines on board in a fun and safe environment.
A 5 day 4 night course designed for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. Learn to skipper a short passage by day in tidal waters under the guidance of an instructor and have a go at pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling.
This 7 day 6 night course offers advanced skippering techniques for those with experience and knowledge in sailing and navigation. Participants will learn the art of skippering passages in a variety of situations onboard a 40ft yacht, navigate through challenging coastal passages and handle a yacht in demanding conditions both day and night. Interested applicants must complete the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore Shorebased course before advancing to this course.