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Beginner Course - Beginner 2 Skipper

Duration: 10 or 15 day course
Course Type: Theory & Practical - Classroom & Yacht based.
Cost:   £1,795 (High season - April - October)

             £1,695 (Low season - November - March)

This is the course that will fast-track you to being a competent skipper from little or no experience in just 2 weeks.

Latest Course Dates and Availability
Dates and Location Availability
3rd June 2020 - 13th June 2020
Spaces Available
9th June 2020 - 19th June 2020
Spaces Available
10th July 2020 - 21st July 2020
Spaces Available
7th August 2020 - 17th August 2020
Spaces Available
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Travel & Transfers

We can help advise you on your travel arrangements, including the transfer from Faro Airport to our yachts at Portimao Marina.

If arriving early for your course we can usually arrange to meet you at the marina and to arrange an overnight stay on the boat with breakfast included so that you are fresh and ready for the start of your course – Please ask for details.

Our Learn 2 Sail RYA Beginner2Skipper course is suitable for:

  • All new sailors.

Our Learn 2 Sail RYA Beginner Sailing course Includes:

  • Competent Crew experience - learn how to sail a yacht.
  • Day Skipper theory course (either online or classroom based).
  • Day Skipper practical course.
  • Learn the basics of sailing, navigation and boating safety.
  • Buoyage, so that you can get out of, and back into the harbour.
  • Learn boat handling.
  • Understanding weather and tides.
  • Basic electronic navigation including GPS.
  • VHF (SRC) Online Course.
  • and much more.......

By the end of the course,

 You will be a qualified Day Skipper to I.C.C. standard and confident in handling a cruising yacht.

Premium Training Scheme

If you would prefer a more beneficial teaching ratio of 3 : 1, then ask about our Premium Training Scheme, giving you more time on the water to practise those new skills and drills - costing a supplement of just £60 per day.

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