Bluenose Yacht Sales

Qualified Crew Rank

Crew (or 'crewing') is a great option to start sailing. You can join a local sailing or racing club, or you can enjoy sailing vacations with friends and a professional captain. If you're not ready for a skipper sailing course and just want to participate and have active fun, then crew training gets you started sailing.


Topics covered in this Qualified Crew Member Course

  • Weather and Sea Conditions
  • Electrical Systems
  • Auxiliary Power
  • Rigging
  • Standing and Running
  • Rules of the Road
  • Slip Departure and Return
  • Sailing
  • Communications & Navigation
  • Anchoring and Mooring
  • Coping with Emergencies

We guarantee both your satisfaction AND Lifetime access to any sailing course you buy from us

More about this Qualified Crew Member Sailing Course

  • View an excerpt of the Qualified Crew Member Sailing Course
  • Learn to contribute as a crew member on a modern 30-50 ft sailboat
  • This Sailing Course takes approximately 7 hours of total time to complete
  • Take as long as you need to complete
  • Return as many times as you like to review
  • Take the online test as many times as you like
  • Adds the Qualifed Crew Member Endorsement to your Sailing Certificate

How does NauticEd work?


Take online theory sailing courses with NauticEd.


Use our skilled in-house sailing instructors to gain practical sailing experience and confidence.


Once you pass the courses and practical training, you’ll be awarded with a NauticEd Sailing Certification with Verified Practical Competency.


Contact our professionals to learn more.

Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks, Director of Performance Yachts