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Sep
2
Sat
2017
September Competent Crew Plus @ RYA Start Yachting
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm

Have you recently completed your RYA Competent Crew course, and would like to gain some more experience before attending your RYA Day Skipper practical?

Perhaps you attended your RYA Competent Crew course a few years ago and need to refresh your skill?

The Equinox Competent Crew Plus course could just be what your looking for.

Equinox Competent Crew Plus Course Content

Spend a weekend refreshing your RYA Competent Crew skills with a qualified RYA Instructor.
Iif your are looking to bridge the gap between RYA Competent Crew and RYA Day Skipper the learn some new skills:-
Piloting in and out of harbours
Anchoring under engine
Picking up a mooring buoy under engine
Basic berthing and un-berthing.
Join the boat on Friday evening meet your instructor and crew, ready to leave on Saturday morning to get a full weekend on the water.

Useful literature
The RYA Day Skipper course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

We now have RYA Competent Crew Course Material and RYA Day Skipper Course Material that you may find useful.

After your course
You will will have refreshed your basic sailing skills and practised some new skills that will help you complete your RYA Day Skipper practical course.

Previous experience required RYA Competent Crew
Duration 2 days
Cost £225
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Available dates

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Day Skipper Theory course.
Already completed the Day Skipper Theory, have a look at our dates for the Day Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the other foundation courses we offer, of perhaps learn how to become a skipper.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

September Day Skipper Plus @ RYA Start Yachting
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm
Have you recently completed your RYA Day Skipper course, and would like to gain some more experience before attending your RYA Coastal practical?

Perhaps you attended your RYA Day Skipper course a few years ago and need to refresh your skill?

The Equinox Day Skipper plus course could just be what your looking for.

Equinox Day Skipper Plus Course Content

Spend a weekend refreshing your RYA Day Skipper skills with a qualified RYA Instructor.
If your are looking to bridge the gap between RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper then learn some new skills:-
Refreshing Day Skipper skills
Advanced pilotage techniques
Advanced boat handling under sail and engine
Seamanship
Navigation
Join the boat on Friday evening meet your instructor and crew, ready to leave on Saturday morning to get a full weekend on the water.

Useful literature
The RYA Day Skipper course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos and RYA Day Skipper worksheets to accompany our courses

After your course
You will will have refreshed your RYA Day Skipper skills and practiced some new skills that will help you complete your RYA Coastal Skipper practical course.

Previous experience required RYA Day Skipper
Duration 2 days
Cost £225
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Yachtmaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

September Weekend #1 RYA Competent Crew @ RYA Competent Crew
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm

New to sailing, spent some time on a yacht and don’t know your bow line from your bowline? Then this could be the course for you.

If you would like a more detailed look at the RYA Competent Crew syllabus then please have a look at Is the RYA Competent Crew course right for me?

RYA Competent Crew Course Content

Experience living on a yacht and visit different ports each night. Learn the fundamentals of handling a boat under sail and under engine. Learn to handle sails, tie knots, and become a useful member of crew.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature

The RYA Competent Crew course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

Book your RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course for £50 instead of £99

After your course

You will have an understanding of sailing and how to be a useful member or crew, gaining a recognised certificate.

Previous experience required None

Duration 5 days over 2 weekends
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course

RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day and mooring fees.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?

Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Day Skipper Theory course.
Already completed the Day Skipper Theory, have a look at our dates for the Day Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the other foundation courses we offer, of perhaps learn how to become a skipper.

RYA One Day Courses

RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.

Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

September Weekend #1 RYA Day Skipper @ RYA Day Skipper
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm

Learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day.  For a more detailed look at the course please have a look at Is the RYA Day Skipper course right for me?

RYA Day Skipper Course Content
Put your theory into practice and learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. Learn to leave and return from your berth safely, anchoring, picking up a mooring buoy, recover a man over board, navigation, and safety on board a yacht. Hone your sailing skills, experience sailing at night and enjoy sailing to a different port each evening.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature
The RYA Day Skipper course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  Please have a look at some other sailing booksyou might find useful.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

After your course
You will be able to skipper a small yacht by day in familiar waters, gaining a recognised qualification allowing you to charter your own boat.


Previous experience required Basic sailing and theory knowledge to RYA Day Skipper Theory standard
Duration 5 days over 2 weekends
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 1 evening meal, an RYA log book

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Short on time why not try our Intensive RYA Day Skipper course that combines RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical into one course.

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Yachtmaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

Sep
8
Fri
2017
September Mile builder @ Equinox Sailing
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm
Equinox Weekend mile building is great opportunity for sailors of all levels to gain more experience.  Sail at night and out of sight of land, experience living and eating on board all under the watchful eye of your skipper/instructor. Weekend mile building will allow you to experience the South Coast of England, Northern France and Channel Islands.
Its ideal opportunity for RYA Day Skippers to gain experience and work towards their  RYA Coastal Skipper or their RYA Yachtmaster. There will be the opportunity to skipper a 60 mile passage under instruction.
Our weekend mile building will start and finish at our home port in Hamble.  Destination will be dependant on weather and tide, but you should expect to complete 100-200 mile throughout your trip.
Your skipper will be an RYA Qualified Instructor so you will have the opportunity to learn as you cruise. Below are some popular destinations for our weekend mile builders.

weekend

Booking Form

We are run 2 and 3 day mile builders.

All meals while sailing are included.
Mooring fees which are split between the crew.

2 day weekend mile builder £180

3 day weekend mile builder £240

Contact us to express your interest in joining the boat, or to ask any questions.  Interested in a longer mile builder?   Why not look a the other mile builders we offer.

September Weekend #2 RYA Competent Crew @ RYA Competent Crew
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm

New to sailing, spent some time on a yacht and don’t know your bow line from your bowline? Then this could be the course for you.

If you would like a more detailed look at the RYA Competent Crew syllabus then please have a look at Is the RYA Competent Crew course right for me?

RYA Competent Crew Course Content

Experience living on a yacht and visit different ports each night. Learn the fundamentals of handling a boat under sail and under engine. Learn to handle sails, tie knots, and become a useful member of crew.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature

The RYA Competent Crew course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

Book your RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course for £50 instead of £99

After your course

You will have an understanding of sailing and how to be a useful member or crew, gaining a recognised certificate.

Previous experience required None

Duration 5 days over 2 weekends
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course

RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day and mooring fees.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?

Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Day Skipper Theory course.
Already completed the Day Skipper Theory, have a look at our dates for the Day Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the other foundation courses we offer, of perhaps learn how to become a skipper.

RYA One Day Courses

RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.

Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

September Weekend #2 RYA Day Skipper @ RYA Day Skipper
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm

Learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day.  For a more detailed look at the course please have a look at Is the RYA Day Skipper course right for me?

RYA Day Skipper Course Content
Put your theory into practice and learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. Learn to leave and return from your berth safely, anchoring, picking up a mooring buoy, recover a man over board, navigation, and safety on board a yacht. Hone your sailing skills, experience sailing at night and enjoy sailing to a different port each evening.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature
The RYA Day Skipper course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  Please have a look at some other sailing booksyou might find useful.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

After your course
You will be able to skipper a small yacht by day in familiar waters, gaining a recognised qualification allowing you to charter your own boat.


Previous experience required Basic sailing and theory knowledge to RYA Day Skipper Theory standard
Duration 5 days over 2 weekends
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 1 evening meal, an RYA log book

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Short on time why not try our Intensive RYA Day Skipper course that combines RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical into one course.

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Yachtmaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

Sep
11
Mon
2017
September RYA Competent Crew @ RYA Competent Crew
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm

New to sailing, spent some time on a yacht and don’t know your bow line from your bowline? Then this could be the course for you.

If you would like a more detailed look at the RYA Competent Crew syllabus then please have a look at Is the RYA Competent Crew course right for me?

RYA Competent Crew Course Content

Experience living on a yacht and visit different ports each night. Learn the fundamentals of handling a boat under sail and under engine. Learn to handle sails, tie knots, and become a useful member of crew.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature

The RYA Competent Crew course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

Book your RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course for £50 instead of £99

After your course

You will have an understanding of sailing and how to be a useful member or crew, gaining a recognised certificate.

Previous experience required None

Duration 5 days
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course

RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 2 evening meals, mooring fees and RYA log book.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?

Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Day Skipper Theory course.
Already completed the Day Skipper Theory, have a look at our dates for the Day Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the other foundation courses we offer, of perhaps learn how to become a skipper.

RYA One Day Courses

RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.

Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

September RYA Day Skipper @ RYA Day Skipper
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm

Learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day.  For a more detailed look at the course please have a look at Is the RYA Day Skipper course right for me?

RYA Day Skipper Course Content
Put your theory into practice and learn to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. Learn to leave and return from your berth safely, anchoring, picking up a mooring buoy, recover a man over board, navigation, and safety on board a yacht. Hone your sailing skills, experience sailing at night and enjoy sailing to a different port each evening.

Join the boat on Monday morning meet your instructor and crew, after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.

Useful literature
The RYA Day Skipper course notes, is a useful book both during the course and as an aid memoir after your course, and can be purchased for £10 please let us know when you are booking.  Please have a look at some other sailing booksyou might find useful.  We also have a section on sail handling that contains some worksheets you might find useful.

After your course
You will be able to skipper a small yacht by day in familiar waters, gaining a recognised qualification allowing you to charter your own boat.


Previous experience required Basic sailing and theory knowledge to RYA Day Skipper Theory standard
Duration 5 days
Max instructor ratio 5:1

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 2 evening meals, mooring fees and RYA log book

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Short on time why not try our Intensive RYA Day Skipper course that combines RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical into one course.

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Yachtmaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

Who are the RYA?

Sep
17
Sun
2017
Extended Mile Builder @ Scotland Mile Builder
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm
The Equinox Extended mile builder is great opportunity for sailors of all levels to gain more experience.  Sail at night and out of sight of land, experience living and eating on board all under the watchful eye of your skipper/instructor.  This Extended mile builder will allow you to experience the West coast of Scotland, the Irish Sea, Lands End and along the South coast of England.
Its ideal opportunity for RYA Day Skippers to gain experience and work towards their  RYA Coastal Skipper or their RYA Yachtmaster Qualifications. There will be the  opportunities to skipper a  passage under instruction.
You can join the boat for one or both legs as we will be sailing the boat up to Scotland and back.
Your skipper will be an RYA Qualified Instructor so you will have the opportunity to learn as you cruise over 1200 nm and we expect the trip to take 14 days

Scotland

Equinox Extended Mile Builder Itinerary

Total mileage – 1200 nm

All meals while sailing are included.

Mooring fees/fuel etc are included, flights or transfers are not included.

Contact us to express your interest in joining the boat, or to ask any questions.  Don’t have the time for such a long mile builder why not check out our weekend mile builders.