RYA Courses

Not keen on racing your way around the Solent? Want to brush up on your salty skills? Or need to get ready for the next step in your salty journey?

Look no further, we have just the course for you!  More information on each course is available by request – just email us with the dates you are interested in!  All courses start and finish at our Salty Sailing HQ in Shepards Marina.

RYA Courses

RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper
20th – 24th August
3rd – 7th September
12th – 16th September
8th – 12th October
5th – 9th November

RYA Yachtmaster Prep week and Exam 
17th – 23rd September

RYA Coastal Skipper 
24th – 28th September

RYA Day Skipper Theory
31st Aug – 2nd Sept , 8th and 9th Sept  (5 days over two weekends)
1st – 5th October (5 days) 

13th October

RYA Yachtmaster Theory and Offshore
11th – 16th November

Practical sessions are taught on board our 39ft Bavaria Yacht ‘Precision‘ berthed at Shepards Wharf Marina. If you don’t see a RYA course that takes your fancy,  why not try……

Skills Development

Manoeuvring Masterclass
29th August
30th August
10th September

1st – 4th October
12th – 15th November

Skills and Drills 
23rd – 25th October
17th – 18th November

Sail Trim 

13th – 14th October


Day Sails in the Solent 
25th August
26th August
27th August

Beginners & Weekends away 
1st – 2nd September
29th – 30th September
3rd – 4th November

Five Day Solent Cruise
inc. Ocean film festival in Portsmouth
15th – 19th October


If you don’t see a course that you are interested in attending, get in touch or pop into Salty Sailing HQ and we can talk about making this happen!