your skipper will also be pleased to give you informal tuition at no extra
This is available for suitably experienced skipper and crew to sail the
yachts without our skipper.
The following qualifications and experience are generally required:
Poole and the Solent as far as Portsmouth.
Minimum requirements are for the skipper
to hold a RYA Day Skipper Practical certificate, plus at least one other
capable crew member qualified to RYA Competent Crew.
Cruising further along the coast between Chichester and Weymouth. Skipper
to RYA Coastal Skipper plus at
least one other capable crew member qualified to RYA Competent Crew.
Channel crossings and longer coastal passages require RYA Yachtmaster
plus at least RYA Day Skipper as crew.
All these guidelines are dependant on other factors, such as your previous
experience in the sailing area, crew qualifications and experience, number
of crew, and the weather forecast. If in doubt please phone to discuss.