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RYA Start Yachting
Beginner
One Weekend
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About this course

The Start Yachting course is aimed at the starting sailor who would like to try sailing on a yacht for the first time before signing up to do the Competent Crew course or a similar course.

The emphasis is on fun and enjoyment and making sure you feel so comfortable on the yacht that you don’t want leave at the end of the course.

Your patient  instructor will guide you through the safety procedures and ensure you are confident and at ease aboard your yacht before you set sail.

You will be taught all the basics and supported at every stage. You will be able to steer the yacht, handle rope work, hoisting sails sail a basic course and be aware of safety onboard.

The weekend is run by friendly instructors who fully understand how you feel for the first time on a yacht..

This course is an ideal gift experience!

Course details

All the information you need.
Course Price
One Weekend
290
Pre-course experience
None
Assumed knowledge
None
Minimum duration
2 days
Course content
  • The yacht
  • Ropework
  • Underway, rules of the road
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Emergency equipment and precautions
  • Meteorology.
Ability after course
Basic knowledge of yachting

What's included

Food and Drinks

Food & Drinks

During the course all evening meals, snacks and drinks are fully included unless on shore which is optional.
Accommodation

Accommodation

All yachts are fitted with three double cabins and two salon berths. Pillows and bed linen are provided.
Harbour Fees

Harbour Fees

During the course you will be staying in different harbours, all costs for mooring and harbour fees are included.
Parking

Parking

We provide free parking facilities within walking distance from the yachts.
Publications

Publications

The RYA Coastal Skipper course is included and available as an E-book or paper version.
Certificate

Certificate

Photo certificate and RYA registration, please ensure to bring a passport size photograph.
fred jones
20 January
It was a challenging experience, but was a blast once I got the hang of it. I wish I would have done it the next day as well.
fred jones
20 January
It was a challenging experience, but was a blast once I got the hang of it. I wish I would have done it the next day as well.
fred jones
20 January
Arthur managed our eight person group with patience and great communication skills.