If you love being outdoors and want to learn a new sport, with or without the family, then there’s no reason you can’t take up sailing at Turn to Starboard. The peace and tranquillity of the wind and sea is a unique feeling and can make life seem suddenly simple.
The more confident you get the more you can explore, so taking an RYA course is great place to start. Our RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper courses are taught by qualified instructors and are perfect for getting to grip with the basics. We also offer the chance for participants to complete a RYA Yachtmaster Offshore programme.
Participants can learn at their own pace from our professional and RYA qualified sailing instructors. So whether your end goal is to spend more quality time on the water or to find a new career, there’s a course for you.
All of our sailing courses, are taught on vessels which are fully equipped with the latest safety and navigation equipment. Our experienced instructors will ensure that your sailing is safe, challenging and rewarding.
Days on the water means hearty appetites, so we provide fresh food and generous portions on all our sailing trips – all free of charge.
Our boats are free for participants to live on board during their stay, and you are welcome to use of the marina’s facilities.
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No sailing experience is necessary to embark upon a Competent Crew qualification. This course is for beginners who would like to be more hands on when out sailing with friends or family. It is about developing confident, active crew members. Course content is varied and will include:
An internationally recognised RYA Day Skipper certificate provides beneficiaries with the skills required to confidently charter a yacht for short passages. On-board beneficiaries will develop basic practical skippering skills and will cover:
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the national body for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, canal and river boat cruising, and personal watercraft.