RYA Start Yachting
Delivered over a weekend, this taster course will teach you the basics of yachting, including steering a yacht, rope work, sail trimming and safety onboard.
You’ll develop a basic knowledge of sea terms, parts of the boat, rigging and sails, experience sailing a yacht on all points of sail, and steer a yacht under sail or power. The course also covers emergency equipment and precautions, clothing and equipment, meteorology, and how to recover someone overboard.
1 weekend duration.
The syllabus is taught with a ratio of (5:1) students to instructor and covers the following:
- The yacht
- Rules of the road
- Man overboard recovery
- Clothing and equipment
- Emergency equipment and precautions