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Beginner Course - Beginner 2 Skipper

Guaranteed no more than 3-4 students per course and with your own cabin

Duration: 10 days with online theory or 15 days course with classroom theory.
Course Type: Theory & Practical - Classroom & Yacht based.
Cost:   £2095.00 (All Year Round)

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
20th August 2022 - 31st August 2022
Spaces Available
3rd September 2022 - 14th September 2022
Spaces Available
17th September 2022 - 28th September 2022
Spaces Available
1st October 2022 - 12th October 2022
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 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).

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