Cruising: Level 1

The course is taught on board a sail cruising yacht of 7-15 metres in length. This course will give the novice a short introduction to sailing. It is aimed to give you a basic understanding of yacht handling under sail.

  • Minimum age: 12 yrs
  • Prior experience: None
  • Duration: 2 Days


  • Rigging
  • Sailing technique and manoeuvres
  • Slipping and coming alongside
  • Rope work
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Emergency equipment and precautions
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Sailing background
  • Meteorology