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RYA yacht training courses for sail and power boats in the Greek Islands

Early Booking Discounts - 2019

10% discount for any course booked with a start date that is over 3 months later than the time of booking.

5% discount for any course that is booked with a start date that is between 1 and 3 months later than the time of booking.

Please note: Early booking discounts do not apply to our course packages below, which are already heavily discounted. Also, we do not make different prices for different times of the year (no high or low seasons). You will receive the same expert tuition and school facilities all year round.

RYA Course Packages

RYA courses packages

Required pre-course experience

None 

Duration

12 Days

Price

€1,820

Sail Combined Package

Overview

This is the fastest route from beginner to RYA Day Skipper (Sail). It is our most popular package.

Course Content

The package brings together our RYA approved Essential Navigation and Seamanship online course (approx. 20 hours of coursework) which should be completed prior arriving at our base in Greece.

The online course is followed by a full 5 day RYA Competent Crew practical course on one of our school yachts, 2 days break, then the full 5 day, RYA Day Skipper (Sail) practical course.

Accomodation is provided throughout your stay on a school yacht. This package is by far our most popular, offering a short, but concentrated study period to achieve valuable qualifications, plus a substantial saving on purchasing the package elements individually.

Minimum age: 16 (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 5:1

Method of assessment: Continual by your Instructor, there are no tests or exams.

Certificates awarded: RYA Essential Navigation & Safety, RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper.

Price includes all tuition, accommodation on a school yacht, meals when at sea, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials, bedding, towels and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate. 

RYA courses packages

Required pre-course experience

None

Duration

14 Days

Price

€2,070

Ultimate Sail Package

Overview

If you don’t mind a bit of hard work, this is the package for you.  Your study begins at home with access to our online learning system that teaches all the basics of navigation and nautical terminology (about 30 hours of study time). Plus, the online part of the RYA Short Range Range licence.

Course Content

Once you arriveat our base in Corfu, you will spend 13 days living aboard one of our school yachts. You will firstly complete the full RYA Competent Crew syllabus (5 days) during which you will learn to sail and become familiar with all of the boat’s equipment. After a days break you will off again, this time to complete the RYA Day Skipper (sail) training (5 days).  During this period you will learn to skipper the boat on short coastal passages between the local islands. Not only will you learn more about sailing but will also visit and stay overnight in some of the area’s most beautiful bays and harbours.

Back at our marina base your training will conclude with a RYA Powerboat Level 2 course and the final test for your Radio Licence.

Minimum age: 16 (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 5:1

Method of assessment: Continual by your Instructor, there are no tests or exams.

Certificates awarded: RYA Essential Navigation & Safety, RYA Day Skipper (Sail), RYA Competent Crew, RYA SRC (radio) licence, RYA Powerboat Level 2.

Price includes all tuition, accommodation on a school yacht, meals when at sea, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials, bedding, towels and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate. 

RYA courses packages

Required pre-course experience

RYA Competent Crew or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Duration

5 Days

Price

€1,150

Day Skipper (Sail) Plus Package

Overview

This package is ideal for those that already have some sailing experience and wish to gain the Day Skipper (Sail) qualification quickly.

Course Content

The package brings together our RYA approved Essential Navigation and Seamanship online course (approx. 20 hours of coursework) which should be completed prior arriving at or base in Greece. Online study is followed by a full 5 day, RYA Day Skipper (Sail) practical course on one of our school yachts here in Greece. Accomodation is provided throughout your stay, on a school yacht, and for up to two nights after the completion of your course.

Minimum age: 16 (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 5:1

Method of assessment: Continual by your Instructor, there are no tests or exams.

Certificates awarded: RYA Essential Navigation & Safety, RYA Day Skipper (Sail).

Please note: It is assumed that you are already proficient in the topics covered in the Competent Crew course syllabus, understand the basics of navigation, sailing, rope work, seamanship and have experienced at least 100 miles on a cruising yacht as an active crew member. It is not possible to successfully complete this course as a complete beginner. The Competent Crew course teaches you how to sail - The Day Skipper course teaches you how to plan and execute passages safely and manage a sailing yacht. There is not time during a Day Skipper course to also teach all the essentials of sailing and seamanship.

Price includes all tuition, accommodation on a school yacht, meals when at sea, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials, bedding, towels and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate. 

RYA courses packages

Required pre-course experience

RYA Helmsman or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Duration

4 Days

Price

€1,500

Day Skipper (Motor) Plus Package

Overview

This package is ideal for those that already have some motor cruising experience and wish to gain the RYA Day Skipper (Motor) qualification quickly.

Course Content

The package brings together our RYA approved Essential Navigation and Seamanship online course (approx. 20 hours of coursework) which should be completed prior arriving at or base in Greece. Online study is followed by a full 4 day, RYA Day Skipper (Motor) practical course on one of our school yachts here in Greece. 

Minimum age: 16 (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 4:1

Method of assessment: Continual by your Instructor, there are no tests or exams.

Certificates awarded: RYA Essential Navigation & Safety, RYA Day Skipper (Motor).

Price includes all tuition, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate. Please Note, accommodation is not included.

RYA courses packages

Couple's Special

Surchage

€200 per week

"Aegea" Couple's Special

Overview

For 2019 we will be offering a special package for couples wishing to learn alone with an Instructor aboard our Beneteau 345 "Aegea".

The Offer

This package can be applied to either our Competent Crew, Day Skipper or Sail Combined sailing courses. It takes the form of a surcharge (to guarantee that you will be the only guests aboard) of €200 per sailing week. The standard course fee for the course needs to be added to the surcharge.
RYA courses packages

Rusalka Liveaboard

Surcharge

€30 per person, per night

"Rusalka" Liveaboard Package

Overview

If you are taking a Motor Cruising course with us you will now be able to choose to live aboard your school yacht rather than takes extra accommodation ashore.

The Offer

This package can be applied to any of our motor cruising courses. It takes the form of a surcharge of €30 per person, per night. The standard course fee for the course needs to be added to the surcharge.
RYA courses packages

Refreshers

Price

Course fee minus 10%

Refreshers

Overview

If you have not been on the water for awhile and you think you would benefit from a refresher, this is the option for you. There is no fixed itinerary or syllabus, just time on the water with an Instructor. Great for those preparing for a charter or those just wanting to brush up on their skills.

The Offer

The fees for this offer are based on the standard course price, minus a 10% discount. Please note that you must have already completed either a Day Skipper or Competent Crew course with us before and that no certificates will be issued.