Start Yachting



Client:     Beginners to Sail Cruising

Dates:     July 12-13, August 29-30 2016

Info:       Two day live aboard.


The RYA Start Yachting course is a live-aboard 2 day course, intended as a short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.  By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board.

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

Course topics include:

  1. The yacht
  2. ropework
  3. underway
  4. rules of the road
  5. man overboard recovery
  6. clothing and equipment
  7. emergency equipment and precautions
  8. meteorology

Ability after the course: Basic knowledge of yachting.

Price $500.00.

If you need a room before and after the course, we have negotiated a special Discovery Sailing room rate for your convenience.   If you would like to book a room using our Discovery rate, please call or email Karen Corkin at 902-627-3361 or at