5 day live aboard (some dates over long weekends and school holidays)
RYA Competent Crew
This certificate can be completed in two ways.
- Three weekend courses and a night sail (one of which must be the Passage Course) and the weekends do not need to be consecutive or
- 5 day live aboard course
Preparing the yacht for sail
Anchor work, dropping, fixing and retrieving
Understanding and interpreting weather forecasts
Fire precautions and fire fighting
Manners and customs
What do I bring?
Wear clothes suitable for the day and rubber soled shoes, preferably with a white or light coloured sole. A cap, sunglasses, bottle of water and sun screen are also a good idea. You will also need a change of clothes, toilet kit, sleeping bag and any special medicine you may require packed in a flexible soft bag. We provide you with wet weather gear (with the exception of boots) if required.
How long is the course?
5 days live aboard. Students live on board the yacht for the duration of the course as the yacht sails around Port Phillip.
What about meals?
Most meals are provided (except 2 meals ashore – dinner at pub or restaurant). If you have special dietary needs, please be sure to indicate this in advance when you register for the course.