Competent Crew

If you enjoy new experiences, or if you are looking for an adventure holiday in the sun, then the RYA Competent Crew course is perfect for you. This practical course has been designed to take complete beginners and those with a little experience to a level at which they may enjoy and feel confident as crew on a cruising yacht.

Learning to sail in Gibraltar with Allabroad
Happy crew after sailing in the Bay of Gibraltar
Allabroad's fleet of new yachts.

Previous experience required:

None at all! You need not have been been onboard a yacht before to join us for this course, or you may have been sailing but never taken the helm and gotten involved. This is for everyone, if you like a new adventure and achievement for your next holiday then this is the prefect course. 


1800 Sunday until 1600 Friday

Course Dates:

This course starts every Sunday throughout the year, which Sunday are you going to join us on?

What’s Included:

The RYA Competent Crew course is a five day course including five nights accommodation onboard your yacht since you will sail to different marinas between two continents and will visit three countries during your course. Breakfasts, lunches and two evening meals are included. You will be sailing a brand new 2016 model yacht! What better way to start off in yachting.

Course Price for 4:1 ratio on a brand new yacht:

£595 per person

£2300 for a private yacht for 2 to 5 people

The next course:

Add a sailing weekend to the end of your Competent Crew course and enjoy an extra two days sailing and two nights accommodation. Starting 1800 every Friday until 1600 on a Sunday for £175 per person when added to a Competent Crew course.

The other option is to stay for a further week and join the Express Day Skipper course. Starting 6pm every Friday you will progress through the Day Skipper Theory and Day Skipper Practical over the next nine days and finish at 4pm on the final Sunday – exactly 14 days from arriving for the RYA Competent Crew. This course is £890 per person November to March and £950 from April to October and again includes accommodation until the final Sunday.

How to book:

Reserve your place for 24 hours by email or call our team in our Gibraltar reception on either number Gibraltar landline 00350 200 50202 or our UK Mobile 0044 7872 223325 which is also set up for Viber and WhatsApp messaging services. To confirm your place we require a 10% deposit with the full balance due one month before the course start date. We can accept payments by card and direct bank transfers. 

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