RYA Start Yachting Practical Course

This course is for the complete novice who would like to try sailing for the first time and enjoy a couple of lovely days on the water

Course description: Start Yachting is a two day introduction to sail cruising for them who’d like to find out what yachting is about. The emphasis is on fun and enjoyment and we are sure you will not want to leave at the end of the course. Your instructor will guide you through the safety procedures and make sure you are comfortable and at ease aboard your yacht before you set sail. By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work, and be aware of safety on board. You’ll also have enjoyed a couple of lovely days on the water.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience and recommended knowledge: None.

Course contents: Basic knowledge and experience of yachting like: Steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and safety on board.

Duration:2 days.

Dates & Prices: see below

Students to Instructor Ratio
5:1 maximum on all practical courses

Prelearning, exams and courses are delivered in English

Syllabus

Example schedule

After the course: You’ll have a good idea what yacht cruising is about, reduced the time needed to complete the Competent Crew Practical course and had a pleasant sailing trip along the waters around Holland.

Certificate: After successful completion we award you with a RYA Start Yachting Practical Certificate.

Covid 19: We have taken special measures and because of that we may start and finish in  Regatta Center Medemblik.


Suggested minimum pre-course experience and recommended knowledge:

None


Course contents:

Basic knowledge and experience of yachting like: Steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and safety on board.


Duration:

2 days.
Friday 19.00h till sunday 16.00h


Price:

RYA Start Yachting practical  2 days Eur. 335,00.

Food, drinks, diesel and Harbourfees  27,50 Euro p.p p. day.


Course dates 2022:

Mar 25 – Mar 27 Jul 29 – Jul 31
Apr 08 – Apr 10 Aug 12 – Aug 14
Apr 22 – Apr 24 Aug 26 – Aug 28
May 06 – May 08 Sep 09 – Sep 11
May 20 – May 22
Sep 23 – Sep 25
Jun 03 – Jun 05 Oct 07 – Oct 09
Jun 17 – Jun 19 Oct 21 – Oct 23
Jul 01 – Jul 03
Jul 15 – Jul 17