About this Course
The aim of the course is to provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to crew a Yacht. Max 5 students. The course is live aboard in shared cabins. Meals are prepared onboard. Good craic guaranteed! Enjoy sailing in beautiful Cork Harbour: Aghada, Whitegate, Roches Point, Crosshaven, Spike Island, Haulbowline (Naval base), Cobh, Monkstown and more !
Knowledge of sea terms, parts of boat, rigging and sails. Sail handling. Ropework. Fire precautions and fire fighting. Personal safety equipment. Man overboard. Distress signals. Manners and Customs. Rules of the road. Dinghies. Meteorology. Seasickness. Helmsmanship and sailing. General duties.
Pre course work: read RYA Competent Crew book €17 and RYA Yachting scheme Logbook €12. Available on our Shop!
Hire of off-shore gear @ €5 per day. Pay for Hire of off-shore gear here: https://sailcork.courseco.co/pay-online
Full details are on the Joining Instructions issued on confirmation of booking.