RYA Competent Crew Course Canaries
The RYA Competent Crew course is the starting point for your sail training. The course is perfect for those who have completed our Introduction to Yachting course (Start Yachting), have done dinghy sailing, or are complete beginners.
The course can be completed in either five days and nights or three weekends on board, and will give you the skills and the confidence to crew a yacht.
In our Competent Crew course, you'll learn how to:
- Trim the sails
- Prepare the boat for harbour
- Row a dinghy
- Tie knots, and loads more!
You will live on board one of our fully coded and licenced cruising yachts with a maximum of four other crew members and the skipper. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and two evening meals + wine will be provided and the cooking will be done between the skipper and the crew. Most evenings and mornings, there will be the opportunity to use facilities in the marinas where you have the opportunity to experience the local cuisine the Canaries have to offer.
Aside from learning the skills to be a competent crew member, you will visit the beautiful harbours of the Canary Islands, anchor in beautiful swimming and snorkeling spots, or even stay overnight on a mooring buoy.
What's included in the price?
- 6 days sailing/ 7 nights on board
- All on-board breakfast and snacks + 2 evening meals
- All harbour and marina fees