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Competent Crew


Only 4-5 student with one instructor during 5 days on board


  • RYA book
  • RYA certificate


For beginners and those who would like to become useful crew members rather than just passengers. Experience living on board and really get to know the boat. You are the crew – without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t be steered.

By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout and assist in all the day to day duties on board.

Pre-course experience: None

Duration: 5 days on board

Minimum age: None


Type Start date Finish date Schedule Exam
ON BOARD 25/03/2024 29/02/2024 9 - 18h aprox CONTINUOUS ASSESMENT
ON BOARD 01/05/2024 05/05/2024 9 - 18h aprox FULL
ON BOARD 20/05/2024 31/05/2024 9 - 18h aprox CONTINUOUS ASSESMENT
ON BOARD 17/06/2024 21/06/2024 9 - 18h aprox CONTINUOUS ASSESMENT


Course content: Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road.

At the end of the course you will be surprised how much you have learned and you will have reached the minimum requirement in order to be able to make the Day Skipper Training Course.

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