Sailing Skills

Boat Handling under sail

A course for anyone wishing to improve their sailing skills. This course is also suitable to anyone who is thinking about racing but has never raced before.

Course Content
Crew preparation
Hoisting and dropping sails
Wind awareness
Sail trim (to cruise quickly)
Sailing in confined spaces
Sailing on to a mooring buoy
Sailing onto anchor
MOB under sail

Join the boat on Friday evening meet your instructor and crew and finishing on Sunday evening.

After your course
You will have more confidence in sail trim and being able to control a boat undersail  in confined areas.

Duration 2 days
Max. instructor ratio 5:1
Cost £225
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Available dates

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.

To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list.


Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory
Already completed the Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory, have a look at our dates for the Coastal Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come mile building with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?

Learn more about our skipper and crew development courses.

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page.