RYA Start Yachting Practical
A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
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 Competence Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.
Membership Offer available for Non Members booking this course - the cost of the course includes temporary membership to enable you to
go out sailing on the weekend. We will waive the £50 Joining Fee if you decide to join the club within a month of the end of the course.
Course Title: RYA Start Yachting
Pricing: £230 for 2 day / £280 for 3 day
Course Duration: This is on standard a 2 day course but we sometimes offer it as a 3 day, allowing for an additional's day sailing to practise your skills.
Please note dates and pricing below.
Course Headline: A short introduction to offshore sailing for complete beginners.
Course Description: The yacht, ropework, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology.
What's Included: RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.
Not Included: Evening meals ashore. Mooring fees, which are split between the students.
Prior Knowledge/Experience: None
Next Steps: RYA Competent Crew Course. Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the Competence Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.
Ability after the course: Basic knowledge of yachting including experience in steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and safety awareness.
RYA Start Sailing Course DATES:
Over two weekends (1 x 2day weekend + 1 x 3day weekend) with Gareth Llewellyn
April - eve Friday 6th April to Sunday 8th April. Cost £230
June - eve Friday 8th June to Monday 11th June. Cost is £280
NOTE: there are mile builder weekend opportunities between April and June to build on your practical experience. Please click HERE for further information.
Last updated 15:08 on 1 February 2018