To skipper a yacht on a Flotilla holiday you’ll need an RYA International Certificate of Competence (ICC). Our RYA ICC Flotilla course provides the perfect way to achieve this and is available to sailors who already have their RYA Competent Crew or equivalent. The ICC is a legal requirement in many European countries (except the UK). It provides evidence of your competence to skipper a boat.
What’s covered on this course?
This 5 day course teaches and assesses boat handling, navigational ability (including use of GPS), man overboard procedure and knowledge of collision regulations. We also focus on personal safety and yacht handling skills required to skipper a yacht on a flotilla.
What experience do I need?
RYA Competent Crew or equivalent.
- Accommodation onboard throughout the course
- Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and two evening meals
- Waterproof clothing
- Bedding and towels
- Safety equipment
- Mooring fees
- All charts and publications
Successful completion of this course will count as evidence of your sailing competence – allowing you to apply for your RYA ICC certificate.
Please note: An ICC certificate can only be issued to UK residents and proof of your residential address is required.
Starts: Sunday 18:00 onwards until Friday 16:30
Starts: Tuesday 18:00 onwards until Sunday 16:30
Low Season (1st November - 31st March) from: £699
High Season (1st April - 31st October) from: £799
Option for own cabin:
To guarantee your own cabin for the duration of your training course, please select available dates below.
Low Season (1st November - 31st March) from: £899
High Season (1st April - 31st October) from: £949
Please note: If you choose not to guarantee your own cabin, you may be allocated a saloon berth.
If you are making a booking for two people and are happy to share a cabin with each other, you do not need to select the own cabin option.
How to book:
It's easy! Just select the course date you want below. Click on book, confirm that this is the course and date that you want and then complete your details on our secure online booking system. A 25% deposit is all that's needed, with the balance payable 30 days before your course starts.
Consider our RYA Day Skipper FastTrack course to take your sailing to the next level.
We also offer RYA theory courses online, so if you like the idea of doing your theory in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace, take a look at our online theory courses.
Other ICC options:
Our RYA ICC Flotilla course covers around 75% of the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Syllabus. If you hope to charter yachts in the UK in future (where the ICC is not enough) or you’re just interested in gaining more knowledge, it’s well worth considering our RYA Day Skipper FastTrack course instead.
If you firmly believe you already have the sailing skills and experience as a skipper to get your ICC, you can take a simple one day assessment with one of our RYA instructors. We’ll obviously need to schedule this on a day when we have a yacht available, so please contact us to discuss.
Visit the RYA website for more information on the ICC
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