2018 RYA Practical Courses from only £159 !

RYA Practical Courses come in five levels. You don’t need to start at the beginning if you already have some experience. 

 Contact us via the clubline on 07920 799 270, and can talk you through the most appropriate options for you.  

Click HERE for course dates and more information

 RYA Start Yachting – only £159

The two day RYA Start Yachting is an introductory course to sailing for complete beginners. It is a great course to establish whether or not you wish to take up the pastime without investing too much time and money.

We also run a separate three day Competent Crew course to complement the Start Yachting course.  This will enable you to get your full Competent Crew certificate as well.

RYA Competent Crew – only £410

The RYA Competent crew sailing course is a five day and night on board experience. It’s an introduction for the complete novice to cruising under sail and teaches personal safety, seamanship and helmsmanship to RYA Competent crew level.

This superb course is designed to make you a useful crew member onboard a cruising yacht and a valuable addition for any skipper.

RYA Day Skipper only £410

The RYA Day Skipper course is a five day and night on board experience to teach pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling. 

On successful completion the student should have the knowledge and skills to act as skipper of a small yacht  in familiar waters during daylight hours.

You can charter one of the club yachts with this qualification.

RYA Coastal Skipper – (Non assessed) – only £410

This course is not for the beginner.  The Coastal Skipper course is an advanced five day and night on board intensive course.  The aim is to teach the skills and techniques required to skipper a cruising yacht safely on longer coastal passages by day and night.

This course is without the pressure of an RYA Examination at the end.

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Exam Prep – only £475

This is an advanced seven day on board intensive course. The aim is to teach the skills and techniques required to skipper a cruising yacht safely on longer coastal passages by day and night.

It covers all aspects of skippering but focusses on the close quarters boat handling and precise night time pilotage.

This is designed to prepare you for examination by an independent RYA examiner for the award of a DoT certificate for Yachtmaster Coastal.

RYA Yachtmaster Exam Prep – only £475

This is an advanced seven day on board intensive course. The aim is to hone the skills and techniques required to skipper a cruising yacht safely on coastal and offshore passages by day and night.

This is designed to prepare you for examination by an independent RYA examiner for the award of a DoT certificate for Yachtmaster Offshore.

It is recommended that you seek the advice of a club instructor before undertaking this course.

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    28th April
    29th April
    06th Oct
    7th Oct
    Intro to sailing days
    Never sailed ?
    Want to no what its like?
    Come and have a go and see if its for you only £40 pp
    23rd - 27th April
    Comp crew / Day skipper course
    One place left,
    a great chance to improve your skills.
    Or come along as a rope puller at a reduced rate, call the club line for more details
    14th - 15th AprilClose quarters boat handling, build confidence and gain experience.
    £145 pp
    22nd JuneFirst Aid Course
    Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.
    14th - 18th May
    21st - 25th May
    Comp crew / Day skipper Practical
    Come and have fun whilst learning and gaining a useful qualification.
    Places still available
    11th - 13th MayStart yachting
    This two day practical course is entirely boat based. There is no fixed route, and passage planning based on weather forecasts will form part of
    the course. You can expect to explore a variety of locations in and around the Solent and
    experience anchoring up, berthing in a marina and picking up a mooring buoy.
    23rd - 28th SeptemberPSUK National Offshore sailing championships 2018
    Any datesIf you can spare a few hours helping out at the base call the club line or drop us an email