Starting from Bursledon at the top of the River Hamble, the weekend will take place around the Solent.  Our reciprocal training partners Ariel Yacht Club will be running the weekend aboard their Dufour 40 “Ariel of Hamble”.

Newbie Sailing

21 – 22nd May


start sailing Learn the ropes with an introduction to sailing for novice sailors.


RYA syllabus: Newbie Sailing (Start Yachting)

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.

Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None
Minimum duration 2 days
Minimum age None
Course content The yacht, ropework, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology.
Ability after the course Basic knowledge of yachting.



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