RYA Competent Crew

Sailing? A good place to start!

The RYA Competent Crew course is the essential starting point for an absolute beginner or those who have done a small amount of sailing. You will be taught the fundamentals of crewing as well as how to live in the environment of a cruising yacht. Travelling to beautiful harbours and anchorages your fully qualified instructor will devout plenty of time to your individual needs. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have become a competent and confident member of the crew and be an asset to any crew you join.

COURSE DURATION

Run over 5 days, this course allows plenty of time for relaxing, swimming and enjoying the Turkish coastline and hospitality. Saturday to Thursday inclusive.

INSTRUCTOR – STUDENT RATIO

Minimum 2, maximum 4 students to 1 Instructor and boat.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

No prior boating experience is necessary.

IS THERE AN END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT?

No. The Instructor runs through each of the modules of the course ensuring that you understand each as you progress.

COURSE COST

The course costs £795 per person and includes:

  • Accommodation on board
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Safety equipment
  • Fuel
  • Tuition
  • RYA logbook & Certification

    Not included:

  • Transit Log & Fuel (compulsory) £220 per boat shared between students
  • Food & Drink
  • Travel to/from venue
  • Turkish visa if required
  • Instructors Food & Drink (to be provided at students expense)
HOW DO I BOOK THE COURSE?

Courses are scheduled weekly all year, so if you are keen to consider this course please either give us a call on +90 535 613 8110 to chat through possible dates or email us at tuition@sailinglifeacademy.com or via ‘Booking request’.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED ON THE COURSE?

Your instructor will cover the following topics with you during your time with him/her:

  • Basic sea terms and parts of boat
  • Sail Handling
  • Safety Precautions
  • Safety/Emergency Equipment
  • Ropework
  • Steering under power and sail
  • Rules of the road
  • Manners and Customs
  • Man overboard
  • Weather forecast
  • Clothing and Equipment
  • Undertaking a passage
  • General Duties

Next step

Day skipper