Bareboat Yacht Charter & Sailing Holidays in Turkey

Sailing Holidays in Turkey

Competent Crew

Competent Crew Program

This is a ‘hands on’ practical course combining all aspects of yachting.  It will provide you with confidence, knowledge & experience of sailing.   At the end of the course you will be a useful crew member on any small yacht.  You should be able to steer the yacht and handle sails.  

Experience Required: No previous experience necessary.

Minimum Age: No minimum age.

Minimum Duration: 5 nights 


Course Outline:

  • Knowledge of sea terms & parts of a boat
  • Familiar with rigging and sails, sail handling
  • Ability to do rope work
  • Knowledge of fire precautions & fire-fighting
  • Understanding personal safety equipment
  • Ability to handle “Man overboard” procedures
  • General emergency equipment familiarity
  • Understanding basic meteorology
  • Understanding seasickness precautions & remedies
  • Comfortable with helmsmanship
  • Understanding general crew duties
  • Ability to abide by seafaring manners & customs
  • Knowledge of “Rules of the Road”
  • Keep a lookout
  • Row a dinghy
  • Assist in all the day to day duties on board
  • You should have also visited some interesting places & had an enjoyable holiday

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