Costa Blanca Sailing – RYA Yachting courses and Sailing in Spain Alicante

RYA Competent Crew Practical

5 days live aboard​

If you’ve not been sailing before and want to learn the basics, this is the course for you. You’ll stay on the yacht for the duration of the course and learn all about living aboard with your fellow crew members.

RYA Competent Crew Practical Course in Spain

We teach you how to stay safe, how to prepare the boat for sea and how to become an effective member of the crew. By the end of the course you’ll be surprised how much you’ve learnt and will have achieved the minimum pre-course requirement for the Day Skipper course.

  • Suggested minimum pre-course requirement: None.
  • Assumed knowledge: None.
  • Course content: Basic seamanship & helmsmanship
  • Ability after course: Useful member of crew, being able to steer under motor and sail, keep a lookout, row a dingy, hoist and lower the sails and assist in emergency situations
  • Minimum duration: 5 days
  • Minimum age: No

Course price


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Important: We strongly recommend that prior to your course you buy and read the following book(s) and bring them with you for your course:
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