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RYA Start Motor Cruising

This is an entry level course and can be run in conjunction with higher level courses.

This course is ideal for introducing friends or family members to crewing a motor boat, and for giving them an understanding of how they can assist the helm.

Pre-course experience

None

Assumed knowledge

None

Minimum duration

1 day as a stand-alone course, 2 days if accompanying another course

Minimum age

8

Course content

Personal safety, seamanship, dealing with emergency situations, coming alongside, picking up a mooring, boat handling

Ability after the course

Able to be a useful crew member and assist the helm