RYA Sailing Courses - Overview

Students enjoying a RYA approved training courseThe RYA have developed a scheme to encourage yachtsmen & women to achieve high levels of seamanship and navigation by voluntary education.

At Solent Sailing School of Yachting we are proud to offer Practical Courses, helping to develop your confidence and competence whilst enhancing your enjoyment of sailing.

Choose from the courses listed below according to your knowledge and experience. There is no requirement to start at beginner level. If you are unsure of your entry level, give us a call, we are always happy to advise.



The Course     Assumed Knowledge    Minimum Pre-course
   Ability after Course    Duration
Competent Crew None None Useful crew member 6 days
Day Skipper
Navigation to Day Skipper Shorebased & Basic sailing ability