Sea Jay's RYA Sailing School and Yacht Charter RYA Sailing School and Yacht Charter
Call: 07764 465773 / 07753 215517

RYA Competent Crew Course

Course Duration

5 days (Mon-Fri or weekends) *

Previous Experience Needed

None

Course Location

Berthon Marina, Lymington, SO41 3YL Pontoons C10 & C12

Course Price

£495 inc VAT Season Rate

Certificate Gained

RYA Competent Crew Certificate

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Price Includes

  • 5 days practical instruction on the Solent
  • Accommodation aboard our yacht (from Sunday)
  • Lifejackets.
  • Oil skins
  • Free parking
  • Course certificate
  • RYA Logbook G158
  • Fuel

Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries please call us on: 07764 465773
or 07753 215517

Course Content

  • Knowledge of sea terms
  • Parts of a yacht
  • Rigging and sails
  • Sail handling
  • Ropework
  • Fire precautions and fighting
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Man overboard
  • Emergency equipment
  • Manners and customs
  • Rules of the road
  • Dinghies/tenders
  • Meteorology
  • Dealing with seasickness
  • Helmsmanship and sailing
  • Night sailing

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RYA Competent Crew Course RYA Competent Crew Course

The Competent Crew Course takes you through 5 days of practical instruction covering sailing terminology and parts of a yacht as well as rigging, sail handling, safety and meteorology.

“Sea Jay’s took me through from my first go at crewing on a yacht, to gain RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper qualifications. Now I am a crew member on a 41 foot boat and have successfully competed. This school really is excellent and started my enthusiasm, teaching me everything I needed to know . . .”  Sarah G, Oxford

When

Courses run Monday to Friday every week.

Course Schedule

Competent Crew Courses start at 0900 and finish at approx 1600 on the Friday.

Additional Costs Onboard

  • Crew kitty of £5 per day towards food top up **
  • £5 per day towards mooring costs

Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries, please call: 07764 465773/07753 215517 or email: hello@seajayssolentsailingschool.co.uk.

* The RYA Competent Crew Course can be run over a three day and a two day weekend. For weekly courses, students may be required to join the yacht on the Sunday evening.

** Food cost will cover breakfast and lunch as well as one dinner on board for the evening of the night sail*. Other evenings we eat in the local pub.

*Night sail at the discretion of instructor if only Competent Crew aboard.

Instructors

Instructors

Our Instructors have been with us for a number of seasons and are all very experienced sailors in their own right as well as being highly trained instructors with a wealth of knowledge and talent. Rupert, our Chief Instructor has a background in business management and has run his own yacht brokerage company as well as being a Commercial Yachtmaster.  Jon is a Jazz musician and trumpeter. Euan is a professional sailor who as a hobby renovates houses in his spare time…Our instructors have one mutual love and that is being out on the water sharing their knowledge with all who sail with them.

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