Intermediate Ability Level Sailing Courses

The key to a happy and successful sailing experience is choosing a course or holiday that’s right for you. The most important factor is your current level of knowledge and ability.

These courses are for an ‘Intermediate Level’.
e.g. You’ve completed an RYA Competent Crew course or similar, or you have 1 – 2 weeks experience crewing on a cruising yacht.

Weekend Theory Course

If you have a basic knowledge of navigation and chartwork* but need to get your theory improved in order to take our RYA Day Skipper Practical, this weekend course is what you need. *if you don't have basic knowledge you can prepare by completing an online RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course. Click here for [...]

RYA Day Skipper Practical Course

If you already have sufficient theory to skipper a yacht you can come straight onto this course. You'll plan passages, navigate using both GPS and traditional methods, learn boat handling under power and sail, and direct the crew.

Navigation & Day Skipper Practical Package

If you're ready to take charge of a sailing yacht this is the course for you. You'll take a short online navigation course before you come to Greece, followed by a weekend's more advanced theory in our classroom. You'll then have 5 days practical boat-handling and passage planning, where you learn to handle the yacht and crew.

Comp Crew Plus (Charter Co-Skipper Course)

This course is for you if you already have basic crewing skills and want to gain more experience. It's an ideal follow-on from RYA Competent Crew, or if Competent Crew covers a lot of ground you already know. The course builds on your existing knowledge and gives you additional skills. Charter companies normally require a [...]

Day Skipper Plus (Bareboat Charter Skipper’s Course)

This course is for you if you already have an RYA Day Skipper Practical certificate and want to gain more knowledge and experience for chartering yachts bareboat. The course builds on your existing knowledge and gives you additional skills. This course will equip you to act as skipper on a charter yacht in Greece or elsewhere in [...]

Online Navigation Courses

It is a pre-requisite that anyone taking an RYA Day Skipper Practical course has the necessary theory. Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that you have adequate theory before attending your practical course - there is not time to learn it during the practical. If you cannot attend a classroom course, the answer may be to [...]

Online RYA Day Skipper Shorebased

This RYA course gives you all the theory you'll need to sail a small yacht by day in both tidal and non-tidal waters. From 2017 there will be no difference in the certificate obtained in non-tidal waters such as the Mediterranean. Your RYA certificate will be valid world-wide and so it is essential that you adequately [...]