Cannes, 02/09/2015. Photoshoot new Dufour Yachts model, Dufour 460, Photo © Jean Marie Liot / Dufour Yachts


Experience Required:




5 Hours


Water, Coffee, Tea

Light Snacks

Soft Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket,

Hat, Sunglasses

In this Course we cover the following areas of knowledge and skill:

  • Safety Briefing
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Boat Start / Stop procedures
  • Electrical Panel / Master Switch explanation
  • Halyard / Sheet Handling
  • Assisting Departure from Berth
  • VHF Radio Operation
  • Helming
  • Anchoring
  • Berthing Assistance

Competent Crew
32ft Yacht
$495 per person

Competent Crew
40ft Yacht
$595 per person

Competent Crew
40ft Yacht
$695 per person

Not that into sailing?, but are out there supporting your partner, friends or family. Want to get some basic skills under your belt so you can help out but more importantly feel more relaxed around the operation of the yacht.

Join our Competent Crew Sailing Course in New Zealand to get those helming, trimming, anchoring and safety skills that are so important on the water.

Select your luxury yacht – 32ft, 40ft or even a Catamaran

Come join us on this 5-hour crewing experience in the Hauraki Gulf, where we will give you a hands-on experience on how to be safe and provide assistance to your skipper.

This practical, hands-on sailing course is the perfect combination of easy learning and fun. We sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour from the Westhaven Marina in downtown Auckland.

Your tutor will be one of our carefully selected and experienced tutors.

Our tutors are reknown for ensuring everyone is having fun whilst gaining a lifetime skillset in a safe and comfortable environment.