RYA Competent Crew
Come sail the finest cruising grounds in Northern Europe upon one of our residential sailing courses, starting and finishing in Jersey. Take in the breath taking scenery, enjoy the pleasant weather, spot dolphins, all whilst learning how to sail. Not only is Jersey the sunniest spot in the UK but it also easy to get to from the UK with short and frequent direct flights from all major UK airports. All this and conveniently English speaking. Nearer to France but closer to home.
The course introduces the absolute beginner to the delights of sailing aboard a cruising yacht. It is also an ideal stepping stone for dinghy sailors to try yachting and for those who have already done some crewing but wish to learn more. At the end of the 5 day course you will have become, as the name suggests, a competent (and confident) member of the crew.
What experience is needed?
No previous knowledge or experience is required to join this course.
What to expect:
You will be taught the fundamentals of crewing such as
Our student to instructor ratio is 4:1, this allows your Go-sail.je instructor to devote plenty of time to your individual needs.
Further course information
Please click here to read our course joining information pack for further information on your course.
How to Get to Jersey
Getting to Jersey is very easy and is less than 1hr away from UK airports. Please click here for more information on travelling to Jersey.
Once you have completed the RYA Competent Crew Course your next step to getting out on the water and more experience could be to join Go-Sail.je Crew membership or/and to sign up to the RYA Day Skipper course.
Sign up to a Crew membership and receive your competent crew course for only 55 points, this is approximately a 10% saving on the course price, use your remaining points on a Jersey Sailing experience aboard our racing yacht Solis Ortus or a cruise on our catamaran Farways. Crew membership subscriptions start from 100 points.
This course teaches you how to be a useful member of crew aboard a cruising yacht.
5 days with 4 nights aboard or
2 day weekend and 3 day weekend
No previous experience is required.
12 years old (with accompanying adult)
Please click here to view the full course syllabus
Typical Course Schedule
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Student / Instructor Ratio
*55 Points for Go-Sail.je Members (approx 10% saving)*
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