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RYA Start Yachting – Day 1 – Class Full – Waiting List
February 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Members $375 / Non Members $420
A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail
handling, rope-work and will be aware of safety on board.
Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the
Competent Crew course in a reduced time of an additional three days.
This course assumes that you have no prior knowledge of sailing.
This course will cover basics of the yacht, rope-work, getting underway,
rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment,
emergency equipment and precautions, and meteorology.
To gain the RYA Start Yachting certificate requires attending a 2 day
course, which is normally run over a weekend.
WHAT TO BRING
You will need to bring warm clothing, thermals, spray jacket, nonmarking
shoes, sailing gloves, cap, beanie and sun block.
An inflatable PFD yoke and harness is provided.