This is an entry level course and can be run in conjunction with higher level courses for mixed ability groups.


This course is ideal for introducing friends or family members to crewing a motor boat, and for giving them an understanding of how they can assist the helm.


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Requirements & Outcomes


Pre-course experience


Assumed knowledge


Minimum duration

1 day as a stand-alone course, 2 days if accompanying another course

Minimum age


Course content

Personal safety, seamanship, dealing with emergency situations, coming alongside, picking up a mooring, boat handling

Ability after the course

Able to be a useful crew member and assist the helm