RYA Competent Crew
The Sailing Course for beginners is run over either 5 consecutive days Monday to Friday or over 2 x Weekends including Friday evenings.
ABOUT THE COURSE
5 Days or 2 x Weekends Ratio: Max 5 persons Difficulty: Beginner
Learn to Sail
This beginners sailing courses from our amazing location in Barcelona is a great way to enjoy sailing whilst gaining the RYA certificate, which then leads onto the RYA Day skipper.
Our yacht is perfectly suited with great accommodation onboard, a modern roomy yacht which is stable with great performance. Onboard there is all the facilities and luxuries to enjoy a week sailing
Our team of instructors are super friendly with great patience and enthusiasm for sailing, with low numbers on the course it is all very hands on and practical experience building
The Sailing area
From Barcelona we have great locations nearby with the Costa Dorada to the South and Costa Brava coastline to the North, visiting ports like Sitges, Blanes and anchoring off Tossa De Mar
- Boat Preparation and Safety Equipment - Sailing skills, trimming sails to the wind - Boat handling in the Marina - Reefing Sails for stronger winds - Person over board recovery and prevention - Plan daily trips to other locations - Plenty of helming to the wind and Sails - Team work to get the best from the Yacht
What to Bring
- If sleeping onboard we supply linen and Pillows - Dinner money, there are plenty of local places to get a bite in the evenings - Large bag with extra layers, there is storage on the boat - Non slip or trainer style shoe - Waterproofs we can supply - Sun block and hat for those sunny days - Showers available in the Marinas, bring a towel
Frequently Asked Questions
The Competent Crew is then complimented by the RYA Dayskipper theory and Practical, you will then be ready to skipper your own boat
What is included?
We include the accommodation, breakfast and lunches onboard plus the certificate.
The weekday courses include sleeping onboard, this enables you to explore different locations each night instead of heading back in Barcelona each day. There is 3 x double cabins which if a couple you can share or pay extra for single occupancy. There is also 2 x shower/toilets(heads) plus Gallery for cooking