Competent Crew

Classroom: $2439

5 days Live Aboard

Rhode Island

All day

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Course Description 

An introduction for beginners who want to become active and useful crew members. Introduces the fundamentals of sailing a moderate-size cruising yacht. By the end of the course you will have the confidence and ability to keep a lookout, handle sails, steer, row a dinghy and assist in all other day-to-day activities. During the course you will cover approximately 100 miles, including four night hours on watch.

Course Reviews 

“Awesome way to comprehend the insane amount of info for the 100 ton USCG license. Instruction on iPads is brilliant – we even get to take them home for studying.”

“I had a great experience. The instructors were very patient and extremely knowledgeable!!!”

“Awesome program and Capt Tony is a great teacher. Thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish. Thank you!”

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