Cookies Show more

Like most websites we uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalised, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. These cookies are completely safe and secure and will never contain any sensitive information. They are used only by us.

This week is for anybody who would like some additional sea time and tuition in preparation for undertaking the Yachtmaster Exam with the content being defined by those on board.

Whether you are looking to hone you passage planning, pilotage, night navigation or close quarter manoeuvring, this week provides the perfect opportunity to gain some additional experience sailing under the guidance of one of our highly experienced and knowledgeable skippers.

Meals onboard: The boat will be stocked to provide three meals per day as well as snacks and drinks. If you have any special dietary requirements please note them when booking.

The Yacht: 38ft Hanse 385. Commercially coded by RYA/MCA as category 2 compliant the yacht can carry 6 people including the Skipper. Facilities onboard include; heating, hot water, cooker, fridge, toilet, Radar, GPS and AIS.

Arrival: All our week cruising courses begin at 8.00pm on the Sunday evening. A meal is included on Sunday and is served between 5.30-7pm in the dining room. Please meet your skipper in Reception at 8pm, where you will be given a short briefing, and be issued with waterproofs before driving down to the yacht, moored at Port Dinorwic, 5 minutes away from the Centre. You will stay onboard the yacht for all five nights of your course. 

Please bring with you; warm clothes, a sleeping bag and sailing wellies (not black soled)


 The Next Steps: RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Exam


Recommended Reading

RYA Sail Cruising & Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus & Logbook (G15)

Rules of the Road (G2)


← Back to Cruising

Course Information

Duration: 5 days

Time: 20.00-17.00 (Course begins on Sunday evening) 

Minimum standard: 30 days, 400 miles, 12 night hours, theoretical knowledge up to RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory

Minimum Age: 18yrs.

Check dates, price & book