Practical Yachting courses

Your yachting journey starts here

Whatever yachting skills you want to learn and however far you want to progress your qualification, you’ll find the ideal course at UKSA.

Courses for all abilities

A UKSA training yacht on open water

From weekend taster courses for beginners…

Taught by our skilled and experienced team of experts, our range of yachting courses includes something for everyone.

When you’re stepping into the world of sailing for the first time, it is an exhilarating and exciting experience. Our RYA Start Yachting weekend is the perfect place to begin and will help build your confidence by teaching you everything from basic terminology to safety and hands-on skills.

Senior instructor directing a student onboard a yacht

…through to qualifications

The RYA Start Yachting certificate can count towards an RYA Competent Crew Qualification. From there, you can move up through Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster – gaining new skills as you go.

In addition to the above, we also offer the RYA Cruising Instructor course which will allow you to teach up to Day Skipper level.