RYA Youth Competent Crew Course

RYA Competent Crew for Youths over 12 in Barcelona with Barcelona Watersports

This RYA Competent Crew course from Barcelona is a hands on practical course, teaching the basic principles of sailing with a qualified and experience instructor onboard. This is a great learning experience with the prestigious and world wide recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Our priority is to provide fun, safety and progressive learning whilst the course syllabus covers the following:

  • Helmsmanship
  • Sail Handling
  • Ropework
  • Essential safety procedures
  • Rules of the road
  • Meteorology
  • Man overboard
  • Manners & Customs

The Course: This course covers a great range of sailing skills, whilst also combining a sailing trip and night stop overs. Each day the skipper will email an update of progress made. We will also supply a suitable helper with sailing skills to assist on the boat and manage the youths with evening meals and games. Parents will be able to meet us mid way during the course at a planned location. If you want your child to have a fantastic sailing experience whilst gaining they RYA Competent Crew in Spain, with warm weather, perfect sailing conditions, wonderful coastline, ports and harbours then this is the course for you!

Course Objective: These skills will enable you to become a valuable crew member. You will be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout and be able to assist in all the daily routines. After RYA Competent Crew, youths can go on at age 16+ to get their RYA Dayskipper. This could lead to a great career path or a passionate hobby!

Venue: Port Vell Marina, central Barcelona

Duration: 5 continuous days and 4 nights onboard

Prerequisite: None

Age: 12+

Course Cost: €399