About Start Point Sailing and Sail West Yacht Charter

Start Point Sailing RYA Sea School has been running under current management since 2001.  We offer Sail Training theory and practical courses from our bases at Sutton Harbour and Plymouth Yacht Haven.  We offer classroom based, on-line and practical RYA, DoT and bespoke courses.

Courses include Start Yachting to Ocean Yachtmaster, ISAF First Aid, GMDSS Radio.

We are passionate about what we do and have developed quality sail training and marine focused courses over 17 years as a  sea school in Devon.

We include a variety of sail training scenarios for you to enjoy within a fun, safe and challenging environment under the guidance of your friendly, qualified and experienced instructor.

We offer:

  • No surprise competitive prices, friendly, qualified and experienced male and female Instructors who deliver quality courses on well maintained vessels.


We provide bespoke training as part of the Active Marina programme to Mayflower Marina, Sutton Harbour and Plymouth Yacht Haven including Boat Handing and lock procedures, Own boat tuition and Ladies Days.

Sail West offer:

  • Quality Barboat Charter Abroad and from Plymouth at the best prices.
  • Corporate and Private Skippered Yacht Charter, Day Sail sessions
  • Go Sailing milebuilding Adventure trips from Salcombe and Plymouth on our Sunfast 37 and Dynamic 37
  • Owner Assisted and stand alone Yacht Deliveries to and from  UK and International destinations.

About Sail West Charter

Based in Plymouth, Devon, Sail West Charter offer sailing charter from Plymouth, UK.  We are only agent for best Caribbean charter companies offering top quality customer service at competitive prices.  View our yachts in The British Virgin Islands, Grenada, St Vincent and Antigua and our yachts offered by our Greek partners lying in Athens, Levkas and Kos.

Start planning now by clicking on Charter a yacht.  Choose your destination, dates and required yacht features.   Alternatively, give us a call or email us with your requirements and we will do the ground work for you.

We can arrange your flights which are ATOL protected through our UK agent, Hayes Travel, Lyme Regis who can find best flight prices and extra accommodation as required.