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Learn How To Sail in the UK - Sailing

Learn How To Sail

Sailing is a fantastic and diverse sport, with activities to suit everyone. The RYA National Sailing Scheme has been designed to help you enjoy whichever aspect of the sport that appeals to you. All the courses in the Scheme can be taken in a dinghy, keelboat or multihull so you can have tuition in whatever type of boat you wish.

Start Sailing Level 1 - getting afloat

An introduction to the sport, covering the minimum knowledge required to get afloat under supervision.

Basic Skills Level 2 - the foundations of the sport

Becoming a competent sailor in light winds

Completion of this course is the basis from which to develop your sailing.

Seamanship Skills - sail independently

How to handle a boat in all circumstances and solve problems afloat.

Day Sailing - go cruising

Passage planning and decision making for small boat cruising

Sailing with Spinnakers - kites course

Everything you need to know to sail modern three-sail boats

Start Racing - go club racing

The start line for enjoying club racing. All you need to know to get round the course

Performance Sailing - get coached and sail better

Improve your boat handling and confidence in performance boats.


The crewed yacht fleet offers yachts from 50' upwards; these larger yachts are available with Captain and Chef and the rate is based on an all-inclusive package deal. What could be nicer than having a Chef onboard to spoil you with gourmet delights while visiting the tropical islands?

The experienced crew knows these waters exceptionally well and pride themselves on the attention to detail and ultimate level of service they can provide. Banana daiquiri, mango fruit punch or classic rum punch will be waiting for you. Splendid food will tempt you day after day as your private chef produces the best of international cuisine with a distinct local flavor. Sunset cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by fine dining under the stars.

Tastefully appointed cabins with hanging lockers and cupboard for your summer gear to be stowed away and en suite bathrooms with baskets of specialist soaps and sun creams help to make you feel good - you have arrived.

There is so much on offer in this region that to sail from Grenada to St. Vincent no two days are the same. Each morning together with the Captain you will decide where to sail to next, what water sports you may wish to participate in or perhaps an island tour to the rainforest and waterfall. The choice of activities is endless but should you prefer to simply relax, helm the yacht, read a book or sunbath that will be fine. After all what are vacations for?

A fully crewed yacht is a luxury few can afford to miss. When you really want to leave it all behind and not have to take on more responsibility yet have an exciting sailing vacation, nothing beats having your own personable crew with you.

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