RYA Competent Crew

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Overview

Course
Syllabus

RYA Competent Crew is a popular course aimed at beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers. You will experience living on board a cruising yacht and really get to know the boat. Through continuous guidance from your friendly and knowledgeable instructor, you’ll find that the course is entirely hands on enabling you to enjoy getting fully immersed.

Your time on board will be spent preparing and sailing the yacht on short passages, visiting rivers, marinas and picturesque anchorages across the Solent and Southampton Water. You will learn how to steer, handle sails, knots, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day-to-day duties on board. Knowledge of how to keep safe and what to do in an emergency is vital, so you will also learn how to operate flares, liferafts and how to assist the recovery of a man overboard.

RYA Competent Crew is open to anyone, and it’s an opportunity for an enjoyable holiday whilst learning a new skill. It’s likely you will spend time with others who are learning other RYA courses such as Day Skipper, additionally helping them to achieve their certificates whilst having a lot of fun.
Pre-Course
Experience
No experience required
Assumed
Knowledge
None
Student
Instructor Ratio
Maximum 3:1
Duration5 days (often run over 3 weekends or 3 days plus a weekend. If you have done the Start Yachting course, this course can be completed in 3 or 4 days).
Course
Content
  • Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat
  • Her rigging and sails
  • Sail handling
  • Ropework
  • Fire precautions and fighting
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Man overboard
  • Emergency equipment
  • Meteorology
  • Seasickness
  • Helmsmanship
  • General duties
  • Manners and customs
  • Rules of the road
  • Dinghies
Ability after
Course
Able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day-to-day routines.

What’s Included

When you book a course with Urban Truant we do our best to ensure there are no extra fees – everything you need to complete your course is included:
  • Your own cabin on board a 41 foot yacht (NEW 2020)
  • All meals and refreshments whilst on board
  • All mooring fees
  • All fuel costs
  • Use of Urban Truant’s quality wet weather gear and safety kit
  • RYA certification for all successful students

At Urban Truant we feel it’s important to provide quality catering and pride ourselves on serving fresh tasty food wherever possible. We are also happy to cater for different dietary requirements upon request.

Course Dates

Below are listed our available dates. If you cannot see dates that you require, please get in touch with us and we may be able to to arrange a more suitable date.

Please note. To complete your qualification, you are required to complete 5 days of training on board.

£359.60 = 2 - day course
£539.40 = 3 - day course
£899.00 = 5 - day course

2021 Dates
Monday 24 May
to
Friday 28 May
FULL
£898.00
Friday 28 May
to
Monday 31 May
FULL
£539.00
Monday 31 May
to
Friday 04 June
FULL
£898.00
Monday 07 June
to
Friday 11 June
FULL
£898.00
Saturday 12 June
to
Wednesday 16 June
FULL
£898.00
Tuesday 15 June
to
Saturday 19 June
FULL
£898.00
Monday 21 June
to
Tuesday 22 June
1 PLACE LEFT
£359.00
Monday 21 June
to
Friday 25 June
FULL
£898.00
Friday 25 June
to
Monday 28 June
FULL
£539.00
Sunday 27 June
to
Thursday 01 July
FULL
£898.00
Monday 05 July
to
Tuesday 06 July
FULL
£359.00
Friday 09 July
to
Sunday 11 July
FULL
£359.00
Saturday 10 July
to
Wednesday 14 July
FULL
£898.00
Monday 12 July
to
Friday 16 July
FULL
£898.00
Friday 16 July
to
Sunday 18 July
FULL
£359.00
Monday 19 July
to
Friday 23 July
FULL
£898.00
Friday 23 July
to
Monday 26 July
FULL
£539.00
Monday 09 August
to
Friday 13 August
FULL
£898.00
Friday 13 August
to
Sunday 15 August
AVAILABLE
£359.00
Monday 16 August
to
Friday 20 August
FULL
£898.00
Monday 30 August
to
Friday 03 September
1 PLACE LEFT
£898.00
Friday 03 September
to
Monday 06 September
FULL
£539.00
Friday 17 September
to
Sunday 19 September
1 PLACE LEFT
£359.00
Monday 04 October
to
Friday 08 October
1 PLACE LEFT
£898.00
Monday 25 October
to
Friday 29 October
FULL
£898.00

Take advantage of our Combined Learning Packages

RYA Competent Crew
RYA Competent Crew
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Essential Navigation
£998 Combined Price: £949

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