©Castaway Canal Boats
This course is ideal for introducing friends or family members to crewing a vessel on the inland waterways, and for giving them an understanding of how they can assist the helm.
Your instructor will cover all the basics of being a useful crew member, including personal safety; communication on board; throwing a mooring line; some basic boat handling; helping in locking operations; how to be a good look out; what to do in an emergency and looking after the environment.
||1 day as a stand-alone course, 2 days if accompanying another course|
||Personal safety, seamanship, dealing with emergency situations, coming alongside, picking up a mooring, boat handling|
|Ability after the course
||Able to be a useful crew member and assist the helm|
RYA Inland Waterways