Adult Courses

As Royal Yachting Association Training Center we run accredited courses that are internationally recognised.

Below is a summary of each level of the course, due to Covid things aren’t quite as easy as normal, please email us at to register your interest and we will get back to you or call 01788 890105.


Introducing you sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision.

Assumed knowledge – None.

Teaches – How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering.

Ability after course – Able to sail in light winds under supervision.


Setting out the foundations of sailing for you.

Sailing skills to the standard of Level 1.

Teaches – Rigging, launching and sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge.

Ability after course – Able to sail and make decisions in good conditions.


Consolidating skills and trying new ones.

Sailing skills to the standard of Level 2.

Teaches – Coaching of level 1 and 2 skills and taster sessions from the advanced modules.

Ability after course – More confident in sailing skills and techniques ready to progress onto the advanced modules.

All adult courses are of 2 days duration or can be spread over 5 evenings during the summer months and have a minimum age of 16.