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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. 

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  • Essential Navigation & Seamanship
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  • Requirements & Outcomes

    Pre-course experience None
    Assumed knowledge None
    Minimum duration 2 days
    Minimum age None
    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.

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