RYA Competent Crew Course
RYA Competent Crew is a starter course offering crew training for beginners or people with little experience of sailing and cruising. The aim of the RYA competent crew is to develop your sailing skills to enable you to be part of a sailing crew. The entire course is spread over 5 days and can be taken over either 5 consecutive days, or spread over three weekends. Each day will be packed with different learning activities, including steering, changing sails, reefing and also tying knots perfectly alongside many more. All RYA competent crew courses are run by the BOSS (British Offshore Sailing School) from their headquarters in Hamble Point Marina, Southampton in association with Helm Yacht Charters.
Helm Yacht Charters RYA Competent Crew Course
During the entire RYA competent crew course you will live on the yacht and learn about sailing, life on board and how fun it can be. You will be able to visit the South coast of England with its numerous harbours, creeks, bays, rivers and anchorages, making it the perfect place to practice your yachting skills. Our friendly and knowledgeable instructors will surely provide you a fun and exhilarating experience.
Helm Yacht Charters organises the RYA competent crew course over 3 weekends. They also offer a 2 day and 3 day weekend option, to make up for the required 5 days, so you can choose the course to suit your availability. The cost for the 2 day and 3 day weekend options are £225 and £335 respectively. You can also choose to take the RYA competent crew course as a consecutive 5 day course at a cost of £550. All students need to arrive at the Hamble Marina Centre to board the yacht. By the end of the course, you will receive a RYA Competent Crew certificate and be a competent and valuable crew member to anyone you go sailing with.