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Start Yachting - Syllabus

The Yacht

- Basic knowledge of sea terms, parts of a boat, her rigging & sails


- Ability to tie the following knots: figure of eight, round turn & two half hitches, bowline

- Securing a rope to a cleat

- Use of winches and jamming cleats


- Has experienced sailing a yacht on all points of sail

- Can steer a yacht under sail or power

Rules of the Road

- Can keep an efficient lookout at sea


- Knows where to obtain a weather forecast

Man Overboard Recovery

- Understands the action to be taken to recover a man overboard

Clothing & Equipment

- Understands & complies with the rules for the wearing of safety harnesses, lifejackets & personal

buoyancy aids

Emergency Equipment & Precautions

- Is aware of hazards on board a yacht

- Knows the action to be taken in the event of an emergency