Gifts for sailors from Start Point Sailing this Christmas.

Gifts for sailors from Start Point Sailing this Easter. Buy an online course or reserve an Experience Day date later this summer. Professional Gift Voucher If you are purchasing a specific course or charter as a present, let us know and we will send a personalized Gift Voucher to you or the attendee. Purchase an online course with Start Point …

VHF Marine Radio Distress Relay protocol has changed..

Calling all VHF Marine Radio Operators … The RYA liaised with the MCA and AMERC (Association of Marine Electronic and Radio Colleges) to review the protocol for Distress Relay. The key change is: An Urgency Announcement should not be sent prior to transmitting a voice ‘Mayday Relay’ call and message. An Urgency Announcement should not be sent prior to transmitting …

Start Point Sail West Imray partnership

TRAINING BOOKS, CHARTS and PUBLICATIONS 10% OFF Imray, RYA Publications, and other nautical publishers. Visit Start Point Sail West ‘s online shop to purchase nautical charts and books from Imray, Adard Coles, Fenhurst, Bloomsbury, the RYA other nautical publishers. Buy your products via our site get discount of 10% on Imray Charts and 5% from All Admiralty charts. Sign up here  

New Shorebased venue at Sutton Harbour

Get the crew and skippering confidence and training you need for the new season at Start Point Sailing.  Come and join us in our fabulous new shorebased classroom overlooking Sutton Harbour.  RYA Day Skipper, the new updated RYA Coastal Yachtmaster course,  Src Marine Radio, First Aid, dates are now up on our course calendar ready to view, or give us …

RYA Day Skipper and Coastal Yachtmaster theory

Book your theory class and practical course and learn with the leisure experts.  Start Point Sailing have been running RYA courses since 2001.  Our RYA trained instructors have 1000s of miles worth of experience in UK and international waters in a variety of vessels and are ready to deliver both focused and fun training sessions suited to your individual boating …

RYA Powerboat Coming soon

Start Point Sailing is excited to be partnering with pdssa to offer Powerboat Level I, II and Safety boat. This exciting partnership allows us to offer quality classroom based training together with solid powerboat training on board pdssa’s new 4.5 rib and their trusty Plymouth Pilot displacement vessel. This combination offers students a strong base for any small power craft …

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