SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Competent Crew - Youth

  • Course ID: Y220
  • Discipline: Yachting
  • Level: Competent Crew

This course is for young people aged 13-17 with or without sailing experience.  Live aboard a Yacht for 4 nights, meals pre prepared by our Galley Cook.  Sail in the safe confines of Cork Harbour on a Beneteau 367. Shared cabins and full use of gear and equipment with thorough tuition provided by our qualified Yachting Instructor who stays onboard at night. 

Accreditation Irish Sailing Association Competent Crew Certificate or RYA Competent Crew Certificate
Length of Course 5 days.
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 waterproofs if you have them.
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!
Syllabus

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 Study the Competent Crew course book and Logbook. Available for sale from our shop.
Pre Course Advice Look up Cork Harbour on Navionics online and become familiar with the sailing ground.
Course Brands Wild Atlantic Way. ISA. RYA
Tags Yacht Sailing. Yachtmaster. West Cork. Cork Harbour. Navigation. Holy Grounder.
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