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ANA - Sailing School and Certified RYA Training Center > RYA Sailing > Additional Courses > Competent Crew Plus – Basic Sailing Skills Improvement

Competent Crew Plus – Basic Sailing Skills Improvement

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  • 5 Days (150+ NM)
  • Max People : 5
  • Simple accommodation
  • Mar 11’ - Oct 28'
  • Min Age : 16+
  • Murter, Croatia

Sail more!

You have fallen in love with sailing on your RYA Competent Crew course and you would like a chance to enjoy more in your new passion. Maybe you want to refresh and improve your knowledge and skills and collect some more experience and miles, or you’re preparing for the RYA Day Skipper course. Anyhow, we got you covered – with Competent Crew Plus program!

Competent Crew Plus – Who should apply?

Competent Crew Plus program is a special ANA sail program for those who have already successfully passed their RYA Competent Crew course. It’s designed for all Competent Crew’s who would like to refresh their skills and knowledge and/or prepare and collect the miles for the RYA Day Skipper course.

Island of Murter in the heart of ancient Dalmatia with its nearby islands and villages provide a perfect setting for the sailing course. It’s where the turquoise colours of the sea compete every day in the beauty of their spectre and where the warm sun and a gentle sea breeze with a taste of salt and a scent of pine trees provide excellent conditions for sailing in t-shirts. As well as for swimming in the crystal clear sea.

Regardless if you’re alone or with your friends and family, feel free to contact us.

Competent Crew Plus – What will you learn?

Competent Crew Plus program focuses on refreshing and enhancing your existing yacht crewing skills.  Also on getting a taste of basic navigation and skippering skills. You will learn to prepare a yacht and all the lines for departure and to take three points fixes on a chart as well as to keep a ship’s log.

Besides that, you’ll get a chance to learn more ways to tie knots. You’ll trim the sails, handle lines when berthing and leaving a berth as well as practice helming. There will be MOB (Man Overboard) drills, anchor handling and buoy catching. You will cover basic rules of the road and how weather affects sailing in more depth. You will experience a night sail too.

As a part of the course you will be able to use sailing handbooks from the yacht’s library that will help you to make the most of the course. Every morning the course starts with theory lesson. After that we sail till lunch break and then we sail till docking for the night in the late afternoon.

Competent Crew Plus – Certificate after the course

There is no official certificate after this course and there is no assessment. However, instructor will thoroughly brief you on your progress. Also, instructor will guide you through further steps if you would like to continue with your development. Instructor will also log the miles you did during the course in your RYA Logbook.

PROGRAM

MINIMUM AGE:

12 years (12 – 18 years accompanied by a parent or guardian)

PRE-COURSE EXPERIENCE:

RYA Competent Crew course

PRE-COURSE ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE:

 RYA Competent Crew course

MINIMUM PRECONDITIONS:

Swimming skills and readiness for physical activity

NUMBER OF STUDENTS:

  • Min 2, max 5 (Own boat tuition is available on request)
  • Instructor ratio 1:5

DURATION:

5 days

LANGUAGE OF THE COURSE:

English

ARRIVAL AND FIRST MEETING:

  • Saturday – 18:00 * , ANA office, ACI marina Jezera, Obala Sv. Ivana BB, Jezera
    * Please be so kind and let the instructor know if you’re not able to arrive on time

DAILY SCHEDULE:

  • Theory introduction
  • Sailing
  • Lunch break
  • Sailing
  • Docking for the night

FREE TIME:

Afternoons and evenings

START: Sunday morning

END: Thursday afternoon

ACCOMMODATION:

Aboard of a sailing yacht in a double bed cabins (one bed cabins available upon additional payment)

SAILING AREA:

Island of Murter and its’ neighbouring islands and villages

Sailing plan is subject to change depending on the current weather conditions and the forecast. Safety first!

CONTENT

Competent Crew Plus course aim:

To refresh and improve existing knowledge and skills, collect additional miles and experience as well as to prepare for the RYA Day Skipper course.

Skills and knowledge after the Competent Crew Plus course:

  • Prepare a yacht and lines for departure
  • Three points fixes on a chart
  • Keeping a ship’s log
  • Knots
  • Sail trim
  • Helming – sails and motor
  • MOB (Man Overboard)
  • Anchor handling
  • Buoy catching
  • Basic rules of the road
  • Anchoring

Experience after the Competent Crew Plus course:

  • 5 days aboard a yacht, 100 + nautical miles – logged in the RYA Logbook

Certificate after the Competent Crew Plus course:

  • No certificate

PACKING TIPS

Sailing gloves, two pairs of non-slip shoes or sneakers, T-shirts and long sleeve shirts, short and long pants, strong sunscreen, a cap or a hat, sunglasses, towels, personal hygiene items, bathing suit, towels, mosquito repellent.

If you are sailing during colder months, please bring your sailing suit, or a warm, waterproof jacket, pants (and a sleeping bag if you prefer).

Please remember to bring personal medications if required.

PRICES

Please, use the booking system above to get the exact price.

PRICE OF THE COURSE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation aboard a sailing yacht – 6 nights
  • 5 days of sailing
  • Instructor
  • Mooring fees in ACI marina Jezera
  • Course materials
  • Final cleaning
  • Tourist tax
  • VAT

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE OF THE COURSE:

  • Flights/other transportation to/from the base and parking costs
  • Personal medical and travel insurance
  • Harbour fees of other Marinas, out of the base in ACI marina Jezera
  • National parks entry fees
  • Food and drink aboard and ashore
  • Accommodation ashore outside course date

Rates apply to accommodation in double cabins. The upgrade for the use of a single cabin is 40% of the listed price.