This is the course that will fast-track you to being a competent skipper from little or no experience in just 2 weeks.Guaranteed no more than 3-4 students per course and with your own cabin.
All new sailors.
This 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 with all you need to convert your certificate into an International Certificate of Competency, I.C.C. (Subject to your country of residence - Full details are available on the RYA website).
|Duration||10 days course with online theory|
|Course Type||Online Day Skipper Theory & Practical|
|Cost||£2155.00 – (All Year Round)|
|Duration||15 days course with classroom theory|
|Course Type||5 days Classroom Day Skipper Theory & Practical|
|Cost||£2420.00 – (All Year Round)|
Latest Course Dates and Availability
|Dates & Location||Availability|
|20th January 2024 - 31st January 2024
|3rd February 2024 - 14th February 2024
|17th February 2024 - 28th February 2024
|2nd March 2024 - 13th March 2024
Try Before You Buy
Watch our introduction videos for a free taster of your sailing course.
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.