For sheer exhilaration, nothing beats being out on the water, whether that’s the sparkling Med or something closer to home. The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), the national body for all forms of boating, recognises more than 2,350 training centres in the UK and abroad. With Cowes week in the Isle of Wight in full swing catch the sailing bug and check out the best places to learn to sail both in the UK and with Mark Warner on holiday.
Learn to sail at one of our stunning beach locations in Corsica, Sardinia or Greece. We offer free tuition and equipment to all, with a range of beginner and intermediate sailing clinics. For those that want to go that one step further we offer RYA courses for those looking to gain a qualification, with first-class tuition from RYA instructors and a superb selection of sailing craft.
We offer the following RYA courses:
RYA Start Sailing (Level 1)
RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)
RYA Better Sailing (Level 3)
RYA Seamanship Skills
RYA Sailing with Spinnakers
RYA Start Racing
Stage 1 (age 6-13)
Stage 2 (age 6-13)
Stage 3 (age 8-13)
Stage 4 (age 8-13)
The RYA website has a comprehensive search facility for training centres handy for you, wherever you live in the UK.
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