RYA Start Yachting
Course pre-requisite: none
Course duration: 2 days
This RYA/ISA certified sailing course provides the first step towards learning how to sail on a yacht. It’s a great opportunity to combine an active holiday with learning sailing skills. The course will teach you how to steer a yacht (known as helming), how to operate the sails and gain wind awareness, rope work and safety at sea at while experiencing what it’s like to live aboard a yacht.
After successfully completing this sailing course you will have the ability and knowledge to crew a yacht under direction of an experienced skipper. Upon successful completion you will also be issued with a Start Yachting Certificate as part of the Royal Yachting Association course syllabus.
After finishing the course, participants are able to progress onto the Competent Crew sailing course by completing a further three days.
This course is run over two days and is live-aboard. Course fees are all-inclusive, covering all food on board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), mooring costs, rental of coastal sailing leggings, jackets.