RYA Courses – Practical

RYA qualifications are known and respected the world over.

Hamble Point Sailing School run a full programme of RYA sailing and powerboating courses from our Hamble Point school base.  We can also help you with taking a course in an overseas locations.  Sailing and powerboating courses for beginners right through to becoming an Ocean Yachtmaster are available throughout the year.

Our courses allow for up to four students to be on board.

Choose a course below to view more details or contact us directly to enquire which is best for you.  Many more courses available so if you do not see what you are looking for just ask.


Practical Sailing Courses

RYA Start Yachting Course

Our RYA Start Yachting course is a short introduction to sailing for complete beginners. By the end of the RYA Start Yachting course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropewor

RYA Competent Crew

RYA Competent Crew
The RYA Competent Crew is a course for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers.
Experience living on board and really get to k

ICC (International Certificate of Competence)

ICC (International Certificate of Competence)
ICC (International Certificate of Competence) is a requirement for anyone who wishes to charter outside the UK.
If you are planning to sail or cruise wi

RYA Day Skipper Practical

RYA Day Skipper Practical
The RYA Day Skipper Practical is a course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.
Learn to skipper a short passage with

RYA Coastal Skipper

RYA Coastal Skipper
Our RYA Coastal Skipper Practical course offers advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Prep & Exam

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Prep and Exam
The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper course is suitable for the more advanced skippers who have a practical ability to RYA Coastal level plus a knowledge of navig

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation & Exam

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Prep and Exam
The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore is suitable for the more advanced skippers who have a practical ability to at least the RYA Coastal skipper practical level plus ha

Student Comments

Friendly welcome. All staff helpful. Relaxed atmosphere. Instructors gave clear explanations of safety equipment and how to perform tasks expected of crew. Very tolerant of mistakes made. Encouraged us to Continue Reading

Rod 23rd July 2019


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