Competent crew

RYA Competent Crew is the essential starting point for your RYA training. This course is for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers.

By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day duties on board. During the RYA Competent Crew course you will spend all 5 days aboard the yacht visiting many of the beautiful harbours and places of Venice and complete a longer coastal passage.

You will learn how to operate flares, lifejackets, safety harnesses, liferafts, how to assist the
recovery of a man overboard and participate in at least four hours of night time sailing during the

You will be awarded the RYA Competent Crew Certificate and be an asset to any crew you join.

5 days course, hours 09:00 – 17:00. Residential.