This course is for beginners and those with a little sailing experience.
Duration : 5 days or equivalent over 2 weekends.
Mar 17-19 +Apr 7-8;
May 5-7 + May 26-27;
June 9-15; Mile builder Cork to Dingle
June 23-24 +July 7-9;
July 16-19; Cork Week Regatta
July 30-Aug 3;
Aug 4-6 + Aug 18-19;
Sept 1-3 + Sept 15+16;
|Accreditation||ISA Competent Crew Certificate or RYA Competent Crew Certificate|
|Length of Course||5 days or equivalent over 2 weekends.|
|Objective||Be capable of taking an active part as the crew of a cruising yacht including watchkeeping|
|Location||Cork Harbour or West Cork, South Coast of Ireland.|
|Equipment Included||The Boat has full safety equipment, all nav. aids and powerful engines. The safety equipment includes lifejackets and harnesses for each crew member. Waterproofs are available on request.|
|What to bring||Soft bag with change of warm clothes, toiletries, sleeping bag. Your own sailing equipment if you have them - waterproofs, torch, sailing knife, books: Cruising Logbook €12, Comp Crew Book €14.Kitty & pocket money|
|Meals||Most meals are pre-prepared by our qualified Galley Cook. Nothing better than sitting at the table in the saloon for a meal with fellow crewmembers after a hard day's sailing! Please inform us of dietary needs and allergies.|
Knowledge of sea terms, parts of boat, rigging and sails. Sail handling. Ropework. Fire precautions and fire fighting. Personal safety equipment. Man overboard. Distress signals. Manners and Customs. Rules of the road. Dinghies. Meteorology. Seasickness. Helmsmanship and sailing. General duties.
|Pre Course Advice||Study weather and tide. Study area on relevant charts ( Navionics). Read about the area ( in your footsteps). Eat before joining on evening course. Bag packed as advised - soft bag|
|Course Brands||Wild Atlantic Way. ISA. RYA. Tourism Ireland, F|
|Tags||Yacht Sailing. Yachtmaster. West Cork. Cork Harbour. Navigation. Holy Grounder.|