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RYA Competent Crew

£499.00

This RYA Competent Crew course is for those new to sailing who want to become active and competent crew members rather than just passengers onboard a sailing yacht. Crewing involves winch work, sail handling, yacht maintenance, helming, keeping a good lookout, trimming sails, ropework, line handling and many other jobs to assist the skipper.

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RYA Competent Crew on the Clyde in Scotland from Largs

The RYA crewing course is for those new to sailing who want to become competent crew members rather than just passengers. On completion of Competent Crew you should be able to steer the yacht, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines onboard a sailing yacht.

The course will take place on the Firth of Clyde where you will find some of the best sailing in Scotland.

Read the FAQ to answer your questions about Competent crew.

Assumed knowledge: None

Minimum age: 18

Course content:

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

Ability after course:

Able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines

Course starts: Sunday 19:30 @ Largs, Scotland.