Start:Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey
Finish:Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey
This course is aimed at the complete novice who would like to try sailing for the first time before signing up to do Competent Crew or something similar. This two day course is run by friendly instructors who understand you may be apprehensive. The emphasis is on fun and enjoyment and we are sure you will not want to leave at the end of the course.
Start Yachting Syllabus
This course provides a short introduction to sail cruising for novices. By the end of the course, students will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board.
1. The Yacht
Basic knowledge of sea terms, parts of a boat, rigging and sails
Ability to tie the following knots: figure of eight, round turn and two half hitches, bowline
Has experienced sailing a yacht on all points of sail
Can steer a yacht under sail or power
4. Rules of the road
Can keep an efficient and safe look out at sea
Knows where to obtain a weather forecast and how to understand it
6. Man overboard recovery
Understands the action to be taken to recover a man overboard
7. Clothing and equipment
Understands and complies with the rules for the wearing of safety harnesses’, lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids
8. Emergency equipment and precautions
Is aware of hazards on board a yacht
Knows the action to be taken in the event of an emergency
from €270 / 1pers.
The course duration is 2 days. The course starts at 9.00 am and ends at 4.00 pm the next day
Netsel Marina, Marmaris, Turkey