Tag Archive For: Day Skipper
RYA Instructional Charter
Choose our RYA Instructional charter to take your RYA sailing course on one of our yachts with just your family and friends on board. You can choose from one to one tuition to up to 5 students on board to take your Competent Crew, Day Skipper or Yachtmaster preparation courseRead More »
Day Skipper theory in the sun
For Day Skipper students, learning to navigate is as important as the practical sailing course especially in the tidal waters of the SolentRead More »
Solent Yacht Charter – new boat arrives!
Solent yachtcharter company Commodore Yachting took delivery of a brand new charter boat yesterdayRead More »
Competent Crew – why bother?
Many people planning to take a RYA course ask me the question ‘ can I miss out Competent Crew and go straight on to Day Skipper?’ My answer is usually a resounding NO! Competent Crew is a fantastic introduction to how to do pretty well everything on a boat apart from being the skipper and undertaking the navigation. You will learn how to handle sails, helm and ropework as well as all the safety aspects of being on board a sailing…Read More »
Commodore Yachting instructor returns to find sloshed bunnies!
Rya instructor Tom Farnworth and alleged villain, missing since Tuesday, turned up unexpectedly this morning aboard Emerald Star looking dishevelled and confused. When quizzed on the disappearance of the six Competent Crew Easter bunnies he looked puzzled and concerned before stressing that he was a confirmed bunnie lover and possessed his own set on bunny ears that he wore from time to time. When shown the incriminating photo he was visibly shocked and claimed that he had no memory of eating a…Read More »