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Ever wanted to skipper a charter yacht?

Start your journey to skippering a charter boat with our RYA Day Skipper theory courses, online and evening classes (Zoom & Classroom).

RYA Sailing Courses

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Essential Navigation

A great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew. In fact, it’s for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in conjunction with the RYA on-the-water training, such as the Competent Crew course.

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Round the Island

Join us for the Worlds largest yacht race! This fun-packed race weekend around the Isle of Wight culminates in an evening of entertainment in Cowes. An anti-clockwise drag race starting from Cowes, the 60-mile course take us back for a well-deserved drink!

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Day Skipper Practical

The RYA Day Skipper practical is a course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience, basic navigation and sailing skills. The course is run in a safe, but fun and friendly environment with the objective to build confidence in your skippering ability.

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