If you'd like to find out whether sailing is your sport, this is the course for you.
You do not need any previous sailing experience as this course provides the perfect introductory experience to sailing,as well as the opportunity to be involved in boat handling at beginner level. You will get to experience the vessel under both sail and power. At the end of RYA Start Sailing, you will receive an official RYA course completion certificate which may then count towards your RYA Competent Crew if you decide that sailing is your thing.
The RYA Start Yachting Course runs from our base at Manoel Island Marina in Gzira which is easily accessible by bus from the airport. Parking at our marina is free. Once you have completed the course, your instructor will sign your logbook to enable you to keep a record of your sea miles and syllabus completed. With our flexible programme, we can arrange courses to suit your individual needs. Foul weather gear can be rented for €10/week (if needed) to keep you warm and dry.
Our staff are fully qualified by the RYA to deliver RYA sailing courses.
The course will cover the following topics:
1. The Yacht
- Basic Knowledge of sea terms, parts of a boat, her 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 look out at sea
- Knows where to obtain a weather forecast
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, life jackets.
8. Emergency equipment and precautions.
The RYA Start Yachting Course runs from our base at Manoel Island Marina in Gzira which is easily accessible by bus from the airport. Parking at our marina is free.
The course is delivered on our RYA accredited school boats which are fully equipped with all safety equipment.
Instruction, accommodation and linen on board, life jacket, fuel, hot and cold drinks, breakfast and lunch. Students will eat ashore if the boat is in the marina, otherwise we will provide the evening meal. The fee also includes mooring fees at home port. Mooring fees at other marinas will need to be split between students.
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We are a company specialising in delivering RYA tuition and the provision of yacht charters in Malta.
We deliver a range of internationally recognised RYA courses for both sail and power. So whether you're looking at a full-time job in the maritime sector or if it's just pleasure, we will guide and prepare...
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