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Courses Overview

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Key points about our sailing courses

  • Flexible Sailing course dates to suit you.
  • Sail training courses available all year round.
  • You progress right through from beginner to advanced with the help of Learn2Sail.
  • Our practical sail course fees include breakfast, lunch, fuel and wet weather gear. See below for further details.

Day Skipper theory and Yachtmaster theory run from Saturday to Wednesday/ Thursday (4 - 5 days). Competent crew, Day Skipper and Yachtmaster practical courses start from Wednesday through to Sunday (5 days) or you can choose to take the course over 3 weekends (6 days) Friday evening to Sunday afternoon (subject to availability).

Each practical sailing course fee includes: accommodation on board, breakfast and lunch (evening meals are not included as we have found people prefer to eat out in the evening and to enjoy the local eating establishments) , mooring fees, fuel and free use of wet weather gear.

All courses fees quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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Location for both theory and practical courses;

All year round Portimao, Portugal.

Enjoy training in the sunshine, Take a look at the Portimao Marina website


Course Progression with Learn2Sail

This chart shows how you progress through from beginner to advanced when learning to sail with us.

Please select a course for further information.

Sailing courses progression chart New to sailing or new to yachting? This is the ideal introduction. Duration - 3 days. This course takes you from novice to Day Skipper and includes your I.C.C. so that you are qualified to confidently skipper your own yacht. Duration 14 days. This is the next step on your path to becoming a valuable member of the crew. Duration - 2 day or 5 day course. Build on your knowledge and become a confident yachtsman/woman. Duration - 5 days or 2 weekends & 4 evenings. This is where you will really get to grips with handling a yacht. Duration = 5 days. The complete theory and practical course. Duration 9 days. This is the last navigational theory course before taking the Yachtmaster Offshore qualification. Duration - 5 days. An advanced course in which you will undertake longer coastal passages and navigating at night. Duration - 5 days. Yachtmaster is the senior qualification for leisure and commercial yachts of under 24 meters. Duration - 5 days.
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