Competent Crew Course (CCC)

The Competent Crew Course is an introduction to keelboat sailing to sailing enthusiasts. Experience the hands-on course that promotes teamwork and builds self-confidence which ultimately leads you to be a competent crew.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to understand the fundamentals of being a crew in a boat. Keep a lookout and assist in all the day-to-day duties on board. You will also be able to learn about safety at sea, as well as to master the seamanship skills of reefing and tying essential knots On the last day, you will obtain an in-house certificate of participation.


- Minimum age of 12 years.

- Able to swim 50 metres unaided


- A minimum of 3 persons to start, maximum of 4 persons per class

Course Duration

9.30am – 5.30pm

3 Full Days

Course Fees

SAFYC Members – $272.50
Non-Members – $403.30
(Inclusive of 9% GST w.e.f 01.01.24)

Course Dates 

18, 19, & 25 November 2023

16, 17 & 23 December 2023                                     

13, 14, 20 January 2024

9, 10, 16 March 2024

11, 12, 18 May 2024

8, 9, 15 June 2024

14, 15, 21 September 2024

9, 10, 16 November 2024

For any queries, please contact our front desk at 6758 3359 or email us at

By signing up for this course, participants grant SAF Yacht Club permission to use the photographs/videos taken during the course for future promotional materials (printed/electronic).

SAF Yacht Club and its service providers will not be held liable for any injury, loss or damages howsoever arising from the participation in the course/ activity.