By Franklin

Own Boat Tuition

Own Boat Tuition & Sail Training Our own boat tuition gives you the opportunity to learn on your own boat, at your own pace, and in a way that's fully tailored to your specific needs. The curriculum can consist of one or more days of instruction on a specific topic or our full range of …

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By James Lyons

RYA Cruising Instructor

Hold a commercially endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence (with all associated certification in date). Hold a valid first aid certificate which is accepted by the RYA (go to www.rya.org.uk). Successfully complete RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) Course, even if not required for commercial endorsement until next revalidation of commercial endorsement. Candidates must …

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By James Lyons

RYA Yachtmaster Preparation

Prior to starting this course, sailors should be proficient in the following areas: Navigation Pilotage and passage planning Calculate a course to steer & estimated Position Blind navigating Electronic navigation Chart symbols with particular attention to underwater hazards Tidal, secondary port calculations and tidal stream vectors Boat Handling Maneuvering in a tight area under sail …

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By James Lyons

RYA Coastal Skipper

Students will gain practice in planning and skippering longer passages with a significant number of night hours where watch-keeping rotas become relevant. At the end of the course successful candidates would be awarded a course completion certificate. Additional benefit of reduction in the pre-requisite requirements for those candidates wishing to proceed on to Yachtmaster Coastal …

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By James Lyons

RYA Day Skipper

After successful completion of the Day Skipper course you will possess the ability and knowledge needed to skipper a sailing yacht on short passages within sight of land. You will be issued with either an Irish Sailing Association or Royal Yachting Association Day Skipper tidal certificate. ICC certification is also available. 5 consecutive days: May …

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By James Lyons

RYA Competent Crew

After successful completion of the Competent Crew course you will possess the ability and knowledge to confidently crew a yacht. You will be issued with either an Irish Sailing Association (ISA) or Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Competent Crew Certificate. 5 consecutive days: June 13th - 17th (Full) June 27th - July 1st (Full) August 8th …

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