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Individual RYA training for your family or friends

RYA Instructional Charter

Choose our RYA Instructional charter to take your RYA sailing course in the sheltered waters of the Solent on one of our yachts with just your family and friends on board. You can choose from one to one tuition to up to 5 students on board to take your Competent Crew, Day Skipper or Yachtmaster preparation course. Rather than fitting in with an ‘off the hook’ RYA sailing course you can plan your ‘bespoke’ training course with your skipper. Taking the weather, tides and capabilities of the crew you can choose where you sail and which harbours and marinas you want to visit.RYA Competent Crew

Our skippers are experienced RYA instructors and will advise you of the best options, make suggestions and keep you safe but you will be involved in the planning as much as possible.  A RYA Instructional Charter is the perfect option for families with younger children who can be involved as much or as little as they wish. They can even work towards their own Competent Crew certificate.

Start Yachting – 2 day beginners course

Competent Crew – 5 day introduction to yachting

Day Skipper – 5 day skippering course

Coastal Skipper – 5 day intermediate skippering course

Yachtmaster Prep – 5 day advanced skippering course followed by 1 – 2 day MCA examination

Informal Training – flexible training to suit the needs of your crew and yourself

 

  1. All our yachts are coded to MCA requirements and are fully equipped with all the necessary safety gear on board. We can offer the choice of a 4 cabin or 3 cabin yacht for your RYA Instructional Charter.
  2. Your instructor will have a wealth of experience of teaching all ages and abilities as well as endless patience and an excellent sense of humour. We select our instructors carefully so you can be sure that he or she will will make your course both informative and enjoyable as they pass on their passion for sailing.
  3. The price you pay is for a 5 day Monday to Friday course inclusive of VAT, instruction, free hire of wet weather gear and certification.  Fees for a low season course can work out as low as £345.00 per person on a Monday to Friday course based on 5 people sharing. Please contact us for a price for RYA Instructional Charter courses that include a weekend.
  4. You will need to allow a cabin to accommodate your instructor so please consider this when choosing your boat. your instructor will expect you to provide him or her with meals on board and it is customary for them to be included when eating out.

4 cabin Bavaria yachts

Monday to Friday

High Season (May to September) £1395.00

Mid Season April and October £1155.00

Low Season (November to March) £1025.00

Visit our charter page for Yachts available for Instructional charter

Instructor Fee £250 per day

3 cabin yachts

3 cabin Bavaria yachts

Monday to Friday from:

High Season (May to September) £965.00

Mid Season April and October £765.00

Low Season (November to March) £595.00

Instructor Fee £250.00 per day

For more information contact us on 02392504443 or info@commodore-yachting.com

  • All our yachts are coded to MCA requirements and are fully equipped with all the necessary safety gear on board. We can offer the choice of a 4 cabin or 3 cabin yacht for your RYA Instructional Charter.
  • Your instructor will have a wealth of experience of teaching all ages and abilities as well as endless patience and an excellent sense of humour. We select our instructors carefully so you can be sure that he or she will will make your course both informative and enjoyable as they pass on their passion for sailing.
  • The price you pay is for a 5 day Monday to Friday course inclusive of VAT, instruction, free hire of wet weather gear and certification. Fees for a low season course can work out as low as £345.00 per person on a Monday to Friday course based on 5 people sharing. Please contact us for a price for RYA Instructional Charter courses that include a weekend.
  • You will need to allow a cabin to accommodate your instructor so please consider this when choosing your boat. your instructor will expect you to provide him or her with meals on board and it is customary for them to be included when eating out.
We had a fantastic and exhilarating week of sailing with Brian Almond. He was quite simply the perfect skipper: professional; knowledgeable; unflappable; and very good company! His patience and warm character made us feel at ease from the second we set foot onboard Melbourne Star.
Rod – Instructional Charter, August 2016

Fantastic family course! Skipper somehow managed to cater for all our age and ability differences, so we all have learned what we needed and more! The organisers were prompt, flexible and very helpful. Many, many thanks!

Elena and Richard – Instructional Charter, June 2014

We had a tremendous week. Chris was an excellent skipper and excellent company.

Bryan – Instructional charter, August 2013

Instructional Charter was ideal for our family. Very enjoyable and Informative. Dan tailored things perfectly.

Martin – Instructional charter, August 2013

The boat had an issue with its engine gear box selector which was slipping however Neil and myself had an hour or so celebrating our achievement of fixing the box which set the scene for the week! Great time had by all and we thank Neil for being a relaxed but conscientious & thorough Instructor.

John, Rachel, Ella, Keir, Finn & Lois – Instructional charter, August 2013

Dave was brilliant in communication, teaching, patience, calmness and good humour. We got out of the course more than expected and are now feeling very confident! Oh and we all three had fun! Would definitely recommend.

James – Instructional charter, April 2012

Start Yachting – 2 day beginners course

Competent Crew – 5 day introduction to yachting

Day Skipper – 5 day skippering course

Coastal Skipper – 5 day intermediate skippering course

Yachtmaster Prep – 5 day advanced skippering course followed by 1 – 2 day MCA examination

Informal Training – flexible training to suit the needs of your crew and yourself