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.

All our RYA courses will be at a maximum ration of 3 students to 1 instructor.

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, ropew

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 know the boat. Virt

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 within Europe and the Mediterranean, the RYA re

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 the instructor on hand t

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 coastal passages by d

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Prep & Exam

The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper course is suitable for the more advanced skippers who have a practical ability to RYA Day Skipper level plus a knowledge of navigation, meteorology, collision regul

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation & 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 have a good knowledge of navigation, meteo

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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