RYA Certified Course

Gosport (UK) - Gosport (UK)           

28th September 2018 - 3rd October 2018            


Join Tall Ship Maybe for an RYA certified course. By the end of the course you will have achieved your RYA Start Yachting or your RYA Competent Crew qualification. Become a member of crew and spend the week sailing the beautiful waters of the Solent whilst learning all the skills necessary to sail a traditional gaff rigged sailing boat. This is a hands on practical course and by the end of the week you should be able to steer the ship, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in the day to day duties on board. 


You will gain knowledge of sea terms and parts of the boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard procedures, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road and dinghies.


  • Gain your first RYA qualification
  • Learn in a fun, relaxed atmosphere
  • Gain skills in traditional sailing


What is included in the price?

  • All meals and accommodation when sailing. Meals are cooked by our crew on board.
  • Sailing instruction and supervision by 4 experienced crew
  • Third party liability insurance cover
  • RYA Competent Crew syllabus delivered by a qualified instructor
  • RYA Competent Crew course completion certificate


What is not included?

  • Travel to and from the boat
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Meals and drinks onshore


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