Competent Crew is the entry-level course of the Royal Yachting Association for those who wish to be active crew members of a sailing yacht. It is a hands-on course and by the end of the course participants should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day-to-day duties on board. The Competent Crew course is one of a structured series of courses run by the RYA including Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster.
- No age restriction
- No pre-course experience or assumed knowledge required
Bring with you on the day
- Waterproof clothing
- Duration: 5 days
- Start and finish time: 09.30 to variable
- Naviera Balear, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
- Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat
- Rigging and sails
- Sail handling
- Fire precautions and fighting
- Personal safety equipment
- Man overboard
- Emergency equipment
- General duties
- Manners and customs
- Rules of the road
Cost: From €899
- Includes four nights accommodation on board
- Booking Deposit: 50% per person. Balance due 21 days prior to start of the course.
- The Competent Crew Certificate is awarded on completion of the course.
- If you have done the Start Yachting course, this course can be completed in 3 days