RYA Coastal Skipper Practical

Students enjoyed our first course of the year in March, a 5 day RYA Coastal Skipper Practical course with Rick our experienced instructor.  The week consisted of managing some strong easterly winds and an excilerating trip to Prawle Point and beyond.  Lots of linking the RYA shorebased Yachtmaster course to the practical Coastal Skipper.   Bob commented, “Just a note …

Own boat tuition

Own Boat Tuition and RYA Day Skipper training – Own Boat Tuition starting from Mayflower Marina and finishing at Plymouth Yachthaven.   Following the recent boat purchase, Ian honed his boat handling skills and to gain some RYA Day Skipper practical training on board as day one of a two day session on board their newly purchased yacht. @MarinaPlymouth @plymyachthaven   

RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster evening classes

RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster evening classes RYA Shorebased Day Skipper and Yachtmaster evening classes start Wed 21st October from our base at ‪Mayflower‬ Marina. 16 weeks 7pm – 9.30pm ‪ £295. Book on line at http://sail-west.co.uk/…/rya-day-skipper-shore-based-eveni…/

Own Boat tuition sessions

Perfect Own Boat tuition sessions at Sutton Harbour. Its been a perfect day for Sutton Harbour Marina berth holders that booked their RYA Active Marina Programme Own Boat tuition sessions with Start Point Sailing this weekend.  Our instructors Jim and Wendy are working with yacht owners this weekend to help them build confidence and develop their sailing and boat handling …

Ladies improve boat handling skills

Ladies improve boat handling skills at Sutton Harbour. For the third year running 10 ladies improve their marina boat handling skills at Sutton Harbour as part of the RYA Active Marina Programme run by Start Point Sailing.  The ladies took part in one of two short training sessions offered as part of the ladies day which aimed at improving and developing …

Plymouth University join us for taster sessions

10 students joined us on Sunday for the first of the taster sessions organised through the Student Union and Sports England programme.  Students enjoyed a mix of sailing, boat handling and gaining basic yachting skills in a fun, active 3 hour session, starting from Sutton Harbour.  

Sutton Harbour ladies enjoy Active Marina day

Female berth holders have been getting some top boating tips at a special Ladies’ Day run by Sutton Harbour Marina in Plymouth and the Royal Yachting Association.. Ten women took part in the sessions which were held as a part of the RYA’s Active Marina Programme at Sutton Harbour Marina and led by RYA instructor and fellow berth holder Wendy …