RYA One Day Crew Course

The RYA crew course is tailored for persons who are keen to be a hands on crew member. We will teach you how to be a valuable crew member and give you the chance to put some of the knowledge gained into practical use. We train you by briefly explaining the topic, showing you how, ensuring you have understood, then giving you the opportunity to put into practice yourself.

The syllabus covers:

  • Personal safety
  • Deck work
  • Boat handling
  • Locks
  • Collision avoidance
  • Emergency situations
  • The environment

This course has been designed to run alongside an Inland Waterways Helmsman Course or separately, allowing families and or partners to learn together or separately.

The inland waterways crew course is a one-day course which takes place on the boat, at locks and towpath on the mooring. The RYA Crew Course certificate is awarded on successful completion.