Course Details

Required experience

None

Minimum duration

5 days. Often run over 3 weekends or 3 days plus a weekend.

Minimum age

12

Content

Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners

Certificate issuing criteria

Able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines

Format

This course is based on the water

More details

This is for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers. By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines.

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