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RYA Start Yachting Weekend Sailing Course in Scotland

2 Nights / Full Board Intro to Yachting & Fun Weekend Sailing Break from ScotSail®

 

 

RYA Start Yachting Course Scotland Course Overview and Information

 

The RYA Start Yachting Weekend Practical Sailing Course is an exciting and fun introduction to yachting and sail cruising in general.    It is designed as a weekend sailing break, with plenty of opportunities to get hands on steering-time and learning essential skills at sea - an official RYA Course Completion Certificate is also included, and you can go on to complete the full RYA Competent Crew course in just a further two weekends!

 

Ideal For Total Beginners or as a Refresher!

 

These courses are 2 Days / Nights / Full Board (Sat/Sun) with Check-In / Arrival from 1830hrs on Fridays, at our LargsCentre.   Return is for about 1500hrs on the Sunday and each night is spent on board in cabins, at a different island / location / marina, in the Firth of Clyde & Islands sailing area.   Sailing exercises take place during the day, and there is plenty of opportunity to visit local attractions and go ashore to visit islands and villages.

 

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Couples will always get a Private Cabin at no extra cost, and individual females will always have a choice of a completely separate berth, or sharing a separated twin with another female.   Different course types can be mixed on-board.

 

Each yacht is licenced for 8 persons, but on any RYA Course there is a maximum of Five Persons + 1 RYA Yachtmaster® Instructor, per yacht - with up to 5 yachts departing each week (Sun-Fri), and weekend (Fri-Sun) for the three-weekends option.

 

Booking in advance with the £49pp Deposit is advised to ensure that you get the dates you want

 

With our Refund Guarantee you can cancel for a full refund or change dates at any time up until 28 days prior, without any penalty.

 

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  3. Underway 8. Clothing & Equipment
  4. Rules of the Road 9. Victualling
  5. Meterology 10. Emergency Procedures

 

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Availability & Booking for the RYA Competent Crew Sailing Course in Scotland Course Content Information

 

These 2-Days / Nights courses run every weekend Fri-Sun from March to October, and there are usually special-offers available for the last remaining spaces on a date.

 

Weekends start from 1800hrs on Fridays, returning for about 1500hrs on the Sunday.

 

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One of the great advantages of a ScotSail® RYA Start Yachting Course or Experience, is that you and your crew can choose where you want to go.

 

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A typical course or experience weekend, will entail leaving our centre at Largs Yacht Haven and engaging in sailing activities and training during the day, whilst en route to a destination. You will likely cover many tens of miles up to 50 miles per weekend, and you may also have the opportunity to participate in an exciting 4-hour night sail, depending on the weather and sunset times.
 

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You and your crew will be completely involved in the decisions about where to travel to - and how to get there.   This is all part of the course, is vital learning and all part of the fun!

 

There are plenty of places to visit - Isle of Arran, Kyles and Isle of Bute, Rothesay, Tartbert, Portavadie, Holy Loch, Rhu, Loch Long and Loch Riddon to name just a few - you can't explore it all in just one weekend! 

 

Experience stunning mountains, castles, whales, dolphins, seals and birdlife - even sail past Royal Navy submarines and other interesting marine traffic too!

 

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5 Days/Nights Full Board RYA Sailing from £395pp!

Only £49 Deposit to Secure a Space, With Balances Due 28-Days Prior to Sailing.

It's Just £49 Deposit to reserve a place on any 5 Days/Nights RYA Day Skipper Sailing Course with ScotSail® - it's 5 Nights / Full Board (Mon-Fri) inc RYA Tuition, Certification, All Safety Equipment, 5 Days 24hr Secure Parking at our dedicted Largs Yacht Haven centre - and you can choose any RYA sailing course from Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster® Prep.

Our multiple modern cruising yachts depart every Sunday at 1800hrs, with our experienced RYA Yachtmaster® Instructors and up to five people (individuals, couples & families), on-board.

Each night is spent at a different island / marina, before returning on Friday for about 1500hrs.

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