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RYA Start Yachting

Learn the basics

Start yachting

A yachting holiday with the benefit of professional tuition!

This course is all about getting familiar with the many joys of sailing and cruising – with plenty of time to explore the local area and enjoy a drink at one of our many stunning waterside pubs! You’ll have the chance to explore the delights of the Cornish coast, with at least one longer passage during your time onboard.

By the end of the RYA Start Yachting course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board.

Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the RYA Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.

PRE-COURSE EXPERIENCE:

NONE

MINIMUM DURATION:

2 DAYS

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE:

NONE

MINIMUM AGE:

NONE

Course Content

Introduction to sailing and seamanship.

All of our courses have a maximum number of three candidates on board so as to ensure that a high level of support and tuition is received. 
 
Our courses also include moorings, fuel, catering including the first evening plus the loan of foul weather gear.

Ability after course: Basic knowledge of yachting.

Upcoming Courses

Here's a list of the courses we have planned in the diary. Please contact us if you cannot make any of these dates, or if you would like to do the course in your own boat.