Choose your own start dates! Build in breaks for that business/social commitment, family or just for a break. Take time out from your program and rejoin later or simply take your time and opt for our fully flexible and increasingly popular Yachtmaster Offshore “Slowtrack” programs.
Opt for your own cabin!
Aimed towards professionals, this more flexible approach to the RYA Yachtmaster programs will prepare you for the examination that will give you the most respected yachting qualification in the world.
You choose your pace!
. Our instructors will teach you from beginner’s basic level RYA Competent Crew, and bring you through the paces, some 2500 nautical miles later to the Yachtmaster Offshore Exam. Alternatively, should you have previous experience, miles or knowledge and join the scheme part of the way through, we will dovetail you into the program at your appropriate level. You will be made very welcome by our team, some of whom have lived and worked here in the Canaries for many years.
No less than 8 marinas & harbours to visit on a course route!
Unrivaled here in the Canaries are the choice of stopovers you will visit during your course weeks with Canary Sail. During your time with us, you will learn to sail in the best sail training area the Canaries (and beyond) have to offer and learn to skipper our range of sail training yachts in a wide range of conditions, including “Heavy Weather” Training. Navigate your way around our 7 islands as skipper during our Canary Islands Cruise Weeks visiting even more marinas and harbours on route.
Up to 15 Weeks
No sailing experience required for those who join for the duration of the program
Pre-study of theory and international anti-collision regulations is an optional advantage
Come away with your RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore International Certificate of Competence - the most prestigious sailing ticket in the world!
Full program of theory navigation courses, practical sailing weeks, mile building cruises, Dedicated Yacht Handling course and where possible bareboat "go it alone" charter and final Yachtmaster exam. All levels of RYA Practical Certificates are issued at point of completion!
Fully flexible! Start dates available all year, please contact us for a detailed proposal base around your commitments/wishes
UNRIVALED HERE IN THE CANARIES!!! During your many Sail Course weeks, a choice of no less that 8 different ports to visit between our bases in La Gomera and Tenerife. Add to that mile building passages with 7 Western & Eastern islands , giving you an unrivaled sailing experience in widely varied sailing conditions, including "Heavy Weather" training.
Includes: RYA Day Skipper Online Theory Course, Practical Sail Teaching Courses to RYA Day Skipper Level and Canary Islands Sail Cruises/Mile Building/Skipper Experience/Qualifying Passage Making.
Result: RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Certificate (plus additional tidal sea miles)
Content: RYA Day Skipper Online Theory Course-taken at home or during your stay with us (flexible options)
Week 1 – RYA Competent Crew Practical Training Course – 120 NM+
Week 2 – Competent Crew “Plus” Consolidation Skills Course – 120 NM+
Week 3 – RYA Day Skipper Practical Training Course – 120 NM+
Week 4 – Western Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 250 NM+
Week 5 – Eastern Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 350 NM+
Price for RYA Day Skipper package only €5490
Includes: RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Offshore Online Theory Course, Practical Sail Teaching/Coaching Courses to Coastal Skipper Level and Canary Islands Sail Cruises/Mile Building/Skipper Experience/Qualifying Passage Making.
Result: RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Completion Certificate (plus additional tidal sea miles)
Content: RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Offshore Online Theory Course – taken at home or during your stay with us (flexible options!)
Week 6 – Day Skipper ¨Plus¨Practical Sailing Skills ¨Teaching/Coaching¨Course – 120 NM+
Week 7 – Western Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 250 NM+
Week 8 – Eastern Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 350 NM+
Week 9 – RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Sailing Skills ¨Coaching¨Course – 120 NM+
Price for RYA Coastal Skipper package only €4760
Includes: Practical Sail Coaching Courses to RYA Yachtmaster Certification Level and Canary Islands Sail Cruises/Mile Building/Skipper Experience/Qualifying Passage Making.
Result: RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate (plus the remaining tidal sea miles)
Week 10 – Coastal Skipper ¨Plus¨Sailing Skills ¨Coaching¨Course -120 NM+
Week 11 – Western Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 250 NM+
Week 12 – Eastern Canary Islands Mile Building/Qualifying Passage Making Cruise – 350 NM+
Week 13 – Coastal Skipper ¨Plus¨/Boat Handling Combi Skills ¨Coaching¨Course – 100 NM+
Week 14 – RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Exam Prep (4 days) and Exam (2 days) – 80 NM+
Price for RYA Yachtmaster package only €5250 (plus the RYA YM Exam fee)
Calle Del Medio, 38800,
San Sebastian de La Gomera,
Islas Canarias, Spain
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