International Crew

INTRODUCTION TO BOATING & INTERNATIONAL CREW (POWER OR SAIL) 

 This is a certificate of excellence for those candidates who wish to train to become an active crew member on a power or sailing yacht.

Certificate Limitations:

• Crew on a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 metres
• in coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore
• in daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions

It is the level of competence that someone needs either when acting as watchkeeping crew on a yacht and as a skipper of a small yacht in protected waters where help is immediately available in calm conditions.

Course Outline:

  • Nautical terminology
  • Safety briefing
  • Passage planning
  • Rope work
  • Basic rules of the road
  • Introduction to weather
  • Basic sail handling
  • Basic handling under power
  • Man overboard procedures
  • Vessel equipment and instruments
  • Engine checks and maintenance
  • Deck seamanship
  • Sailing vessels handling skills
  • Sailing vessels under power
  • Power vessel handling skills
  • Dingy handling under power

  

Why wait, Life doesn't!