Yacht Racing Charter & Sailing School

RYA Start Yachting

RYA Start Yachting Course

The RYA Start Yachting course is designed to help you find out if sailing yachts is for you. No previous experience is required and the course is run for 2 days, usually over a weekend.

Key Facts
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Course: RYA Start Yachting
Cost: £190.00
Location: Gibraltar
Duration: 2 days and 1 night – generally weekends
Pre course experience: None
Course Dates: View Dates
Booking Form: Contact Us
Joining Instructions: Download

The cost of this course includes:

  • Accommodation onboard
  • Use of lifejackets & foul weather clothing
  • Marina fees & fuel
  • All breakfasts and lunches onboard

Course Details:

This 2 day Start Yachting course is intended to introduce the total novice, with limited or no experience of sailing whatsoever, into the world of Sailing.

The RYA Start Yachting course is a practical one, taking place on board a cruising yacht. The course lasts a minimum of 2 days, during which time you will experience steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and become aware of safety on board.

These 2 days also count towards the 5 days required for the next level course which is RYA Competent Crew.

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2013 Inter-club Yacht Race series Race 1

Posted by on Jan 27 in Blog, Inter Club, Race Training, Yacht Racing, Yachtmaster

2013 Inter-club Yacht Race series Race 1

  RCN La Linea hosted the first race of the 2013 Inter club yacht racing series. This is the third year of the ever popular series, with a total entry of 40 yachts. A fresh westerly breeze in the Bay of Gibraltar, promised for a lively days racing. Shortly after mid day the 2 lap race of the windward/leeward course was started, with a constant 20 knots of breeze and gusts registering 30 knots. The crew onboard Seawolf enjoyed fast beats and faster spinnaker legs, often hitting 10 knots plus of B&G boat speed. On the final leg, 2...

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