At Datchet Watersports just west of London we provide a full range of RYA Yacht Sailing Tuition Practical and Theory Courses & Lessons.
The RYA (Royal Yachting Association) provides a comprehensive sailing school training scheme for all aspects of yachting for those wanting to learn to sail including both shore-based and practical courses with additional support courses. These include RYA First Aid, RYA Sea Survival, RYA VHF and RYA Diesel engine maintenance.
The theory lessons and some powerboat courses can be completed at our inland RYA centre at Datchet (close to Windsor) based upon our large 500 acre Queen Mother Reservoir.
The practical yacht courses have to be run on the sea either on the river Hamble from our yacht charter base at Mercury Yacht Harbour or Brighton Marina (RYA courses delivered by our sea school partners).
We offer both practical and theory based yacht sailing courses. Click the links to find out more about the courses on offer, or alternatively give us a call to discuss what you are looking for.
If you are new to yacht sailing and would like to learn and experience sailing in a relaxed but sociable format try our Yacht Sailing Weekends – great fun! If you would like to try yacht sailing with friends or family and take a weekend or a weeks relaxing but learning holiday you could take your own yacht and Skipper on your own private charter.