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International Certificate of Competence

 International Certificate of Competence

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Course: International Certificate of Competence
Cost: ICC test fee (payable to RYA) £40.00
Location: Malta
Training/testing £150.00 per person per day, subject to experience and discount for group bookings of 3 or more people

 

Aim:
To train and test people to a level of competence to enable them to safely take charge of a vessel without endangering or damaging other people, boats or the marine environment and gaining the International Certificate of Competence.

Course Content:

  1. Safety briefing and pre departure checks
  2. Departing from berth
    • Use of springs
    • Communication with crew
  3. 360 degree turn in confined space
  4. Securing to mooring bouys
  5. Ability to recover a Man Overboard
  6. Handling under sail
    • Sailing triangular course using correct sail trim throughout
  7. Coming alongside windward and leeward berths
  8. Knowledge of Collision regulations, pilotage, navigation, safety and current regulations

The test consist of both a practical and theory examination.

For further details and regulations, please go to the following link RYA ICC.

International Certificate of Competence Practical courses include: accommodation onboard, use of lifejackets & foul weather clothing, marina fees & fuel. For people who are already experienced in the above skills, a 1 or 2 day course/test can be arranged by request.

Training day in Gibraltar

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Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop

Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop

Yacht race training weekend Gibraltar Bay

Posted by on Jan 17 in Blog, Gibraltar bay, RYA Training

Yacht race training weekend Gibraltar Bay

15th & 16th February sees the 2nd Yacht race training weekend here in Gibraltar Bay. These increasingly popular weekends offer training for all levels, covering up wind speed, mark rounding, spinnaker and asymmetric work, start line techniques, sail trim and ultimately achieving target boat speeds. At only £150.00 for the weekend including accomodation on board if reqd theses sailing weekend really are good value for money and a great excuse to take a mini break from the UK winter blues, added to this, Monarch, Easyjet and British Airways...

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