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Start Yachting

Course Description

A short introduction to Sail Cruising for complete beginners. By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and be aware of safety aboard.

Course Content

Introduction to the parts of a yacht, nautical terms, ropework, basic sailing skills, the rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions.

Minimum age: None (those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult)

Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 5:1

Minimum number of Students required to run a course: 3

Method of assessment: Continual assessment by your Instructor, no test or exam.

Ability after the course: Basic knowledge of yachting.

Certificate awarded at end of course: RYA Start Yachting

Holders of the Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days or two weekends.

Required pre-course experience


Course Duration: 2 days

Course Price:  €710

Price includes all tuition, accommodation on a school yacht, meals when at sea, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials, bedding, towels and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate. 

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Call: (0030) 6945556821 for further information