Sailing Courses

RYA Sailing Courses

Ocean Sports Tuition are a provider of high quality RYA sailing courses for complete beginners through to RYA/MCA Yachtmaster™ all backed up with a complete range of shore based theory courses. We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction, learning and enjoyment. We strive to provide all our students with a positive individual experience from booking through to course completion. Since starting the company in 2004, we have accrued many years of experience delivering high quality training to meet a range of needs. Owner Andy and the small team of instructors he works with, will make sure your time with Ocean sports tuition is a good one.

All our RYA sailing courses are run on our yacht based in Shamrock Quay in Southampton and consists of the following courses

If your new to sailing then the RYA Start Yachting course is a great stating point, once you’ve got the bug then the 5 day RYA Competent crew course and RYA Day Skipper course will have to realising your boating ambitions in not time at all.

For the those students that would like to venture afield then the 5 day RYA Coastal skipper course is a must, whilst doing this you will gain valuable experience as well as some if your 50 mile qualifying passages.

Your course will include, accommodation on board, mooring fees, food on board and waterproofs. Our accommodation on board is shared so please be be aware you will be sharing a cabin, if you would like we do have your own cabin we do option for this.


Course type Who’s it for?
RYA Start Yachting Beginner – Practical training
RYA Competent Crew Beginner – Theory training also available online
RYA Day Skipper theory Intermediate – Theory training also available online
RYA Day Skipper Practical* Intermediate – Practical training
RYA Coastal theory  Advanced – Theory training also available online
RYA Yachtmaster Practical Advanced – Practical training
RYA MCA Yachtmaster coastal prep and exam Advanced – practical Training and exam
RYA Yachtmaster offshore prep and exam Advanced – practical training and exam


*on completion of your RYA Day Skipper practical course you can apply for your ICC up to 24 meters.

For more information on your RYA sailing course please call the office on 02381 242159 to discuss your individual requirements.