July RYA Start Yachting
Hamble Yacht Services
Hamble House Gardens, Port Hamble, Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton, Hampshire SO31 4NN
RYA Start Yachting 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 Friday evening and meet your instructor and crew, start your course on Saturday morning, returning Sunday afternoon.
The RYA Competent Crew Skills is a useful book both during the course and as an aide memoire 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.
Previous experience required None
Duration 2 days
Max instructor ratio 5:1
Included on courseRYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 1 evening meal, and RYA log book.
Wondering what to do next?
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Learn more about the other foundation courses we offer.
RYA Specialist Courses
- RYA VHF Course
- RYA First Aid
- RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety
- RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
- RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the Specialist Courses we offer.
Who are the RYA?
Find out more about the Royal Yachting Association (RYA): Who are the RYA?