A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
By the end of the 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 Competence Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.
A typical course may include passages from Cardiff to any of the following destinations: Newport, Barry, Weston Super Mare, the islands of Flatholme or Steepholme.
|Minimum duration||2 days|
|Course content||The yacht, ropework, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology.|
|Ability after the course||Basic knowledge of yachting.|