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Approved RYA Training Centre in the Algarve Portugal

Beginner Course

Beginner 2 Skipper


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.

Course suitablilty

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).

Beginner Sailing courses in Europe, book online

Option 1

Duration10 days course with online theory
Course TypeOnline Day Skipper Theory & Practical
Cost£2155.00 – (All Year Round)

Option 2

Duration15 days course with classroom theory
Course Type5 days Classroom Day Skipper Theory & Practical
Cost£2420.00 – (All Year Round)

Latest Course Dates and Availability

Dates & LocationAvailability
20th January 2024 - 31st January 2024
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3rd February 2024 - 14th February 2024
Spaces Available
17th February 2024 - 28th February 2024
Spaces Available
2nd March 2024 - 13th March 2024
Spaces Available

Try Before You Buy

Watch our introduction videos for a free taster of your sailing course.

Travel and Transfer for your sailing course in Portugal

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.

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