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Comprehensive training for recommended volunteer crew (including training watch leaders and youth mentors) 
Ideal refresher for existing Watch Leaders and Youth Mentors aged 18-65 
Intensive two-night course to build skills needed for TSYT voyages
Meals on board are included 

This two-night Watch Leader and Youth Mentor training course is open to anyone aged 18-65 who has been recommended to become aTraining Watch Leader or Youth Mentor with Tall Ships Youth Trust.  

This is also an opportunity for experienced Volunteers to refresh their skills. New crew members will benefit from meeting with other volunteers and finding out more about the rewarding and important role they can play on board our voyages.  

This is an intensive course, where you’ll sail the Solent onboard one of our Challenger yachts, while covering both technical training and youth development work.  Vital safeguarding training and onboard safety training is also carried out.  

We’ll aim to have a full sailing day on the Saturday before concentrating on ‘alongside’ activities on the Sunday.  

While every effort will be made to deliver the above voyage content sometimes, due to weather and crew’s ability, the content may need to change.  

By the end, you’ll be fully equipped with the necessary skills, confidence and knowledge to take on this vital role.  

Meals on board are provided, including dinner on the Friday evening, as are a plentiful supply of hot and cold drinks and snacks.  

TS Challenger Current Navy 1



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handbook challenger


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