Level 1 – Start Sailing 
This RYA Level One course is designed for complete beginners, or someone who may already have some knowledge but is looking to gain their RYA qualifications.

In this fun and practical course you will learn all the basics required to get afloat safely. We will cover all aspects including; safety and clothing afloat, the parts of the boat, launch and recovery, wind awareness, the different points of sail and much more. This two day course will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to get afloat safely.

Certificate: RYA Start Sailing | Level 1

Minimum standard: None Required

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Minimum Age:16yrs

Single Handed Course Cost: £125

Double Handed Course Cost: £150

Level 2 – Basic Skills
The RYA Level Two course builds on the knowledge and techniques developed in the RYA Level 1 course. You will re visit the techniques and terminology acquired in the Start Sailing course, developing this to gain greater confidence, learn rescues and enhance boat speed. By the end of the course, you should feel confident with taking a boat out in a safe environment without help from an instructor. 

Certificate: RYA Basic Skills | Level 2

Minimum standard: RYA Start Sailing

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Minimum Age: 16yrs

Single Handed Course Cost: £125

Double Handed Course Cost:£150

Level 3 – Better Sailing 
This RYA Level Three course is designed to expand your skills developed in the RYA Level 2 Course. During the two days we will explore ways to enhance boat speed, dry capsize method, effective use of the five essentials, rules of the road (IRPCS) and more. 

In this fun and practical course you will develop the skills you already have, equipping you with he confidence to sail in a variety of conditions and environments without the guidance of an instructor.

Whats next for me?

The RYA Better Sailing qualification is the final stage of the Start Sailing Pathway. Further to the RYA Better Sailing course, if you wish to progress your skills the RYA offer a selection of advanced courses including: Day Sailing, Seamanship Skills, Start Racing, Sailing with Spinnakers and more. 



Private courses and one-to-one tuition available on request.

You must register online prior to taking part in any activities.

For more information please call us on 0161 778 0109 or email us.