The RYA Cruising Level 1 - Start Sailing course is for the novice. It is a short introduction to sailing, giving you a basic understanding of yacht handling under power. Puerto Calero offers you an ideal environment for your first taste of sailing.
RYA Practical Sailing Courses
We offer the full range of RYA Practical Sailing Courses in tidal waters. With quality tuition and excellently maintained yachts, we offer fantastic value for money. We are based in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote a modern cosmopolitan marina with all facilities and free WIFI access.
The RYA Start Yachting Course gives you an introduction to sail cruising for those who have never sailed before and where better to do this in the warm sunshine and blue seas around Puerto Calero Marina on the beautiful Island of Lanzarote.
The RYA Competent Crew Course is a popular course and shows someone new to sailing the techniques involved and the thrills of sailing. Being blessed with a beautiful climate we can run this course fifty two weeks of the year.
The RYA Coastal Skipper course builds on the skills you will have learnt during your RYA Day Skipper Practical course. Lanzarote offers tidal waters with year round sunshine, making it a pleasure to sail.
To attain the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore candidates must pass a practical examination of their skippering ability. A Yachtmaster is capable of skippering the yacht on extended offshore passages by day or night.
The RYA Cruising Level 2 course is for those who have already completed RYA Cruising Level 1 – Start Sailing. It builds on the knowledge and skills you have already learnt and gives you a better understanding and ability so you will feel more comfortable crewing a yacht and helming with a skipper on board.
We are now pleased to be able to offer RYA Competent crew and RYA Day Skipper female only courses.
The RYA Day Skipper Practical Course is for those who wish to skipper a yacht during day light hours. This is a scary thought for many and is a huge step from being a RYA Competent Crew member.
The RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Certificate of Competence examination is the ideal addition to the RYA Coastal Skipper course. Once completed, and following some coastal sailing it will allow you to put the lessons you have learnt into practice.