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Female only courses

We are now pleased to be able to offer RYA Competent crew and RYA Day Skipper female only courses.

With a maximum of 4 students to one female instructor.

Many females would love to learn to sail but feel nervous about the perception that it is a male dominated sport. Also females tend to learn differently than men, and by offering female only courses, you will learn to sail and gain confidence with other like-minded females in an atmosphere that is tailored towards you as a female.

Here is a quote from a lady who has asked many times for a course with only ladies on board:

“What a great idea, I would feel a lot more comfortable doing a course with other ladies. I always feel a bit nervous on board with men, as though they are judging me. This would be amazing.”

Courses Overview

RYA Competent Crew previous experience

  • None

RYA Day Skipper previous experience


The  week commencing the

  • 8th October 2017
  • 7th January 2018
  • 18th February 2018
  • 18th March 2018
  • 15th April 2018
  • 20th May 2018
  • 17h June 2018
  • 15thJuly 2018
  • 19th August 2018
  • 16th September 2018
  • 14th October 2018
  • 11th November 2018
  • 9th December 2018


Cost per person

£570 per person 2017 
£580  per person 2018


  • Accommodation on board for the duration of the course + Friday night at the end of the course free of charge and if you need to stay on board on the Saturday night after the course we charge a nominal fee of £15 (be aware though that at weekends we may need access to the boat in the day ).
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Bedding (Duvet and 2 pillows)
  • Towels (Hand and bath towel)
  • All breakfasts
  • All lunches (including homemade cake!)
  • 1 evening meal with wine
  • Use of wet weather gear
  • Use of lifejackets and safety lines
  • All mooring fees including water and electricity
  • WIFI

Bookings & Info

For more information & bookings please contact Stephanie: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recommended RYA Books for the Competent Crew Course

Competent Crew Skills Buy RYA Competent Crew (2nd Edition) Handbook at the RYA Shop
 Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook Buy RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook at the RYA Shop

Recommended RYA Books for the Day Skipper Course

To help you in your personal preparation for the course we can advise the following book/s. 

If you click on the link it will take you directly to the RYA website to the appropriate page where you can order it and have it dispatched directly to you.

Buy RYA Day Skipper Handbook - Sail at the RYA Shop
Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop
Buy Rules of the Road Cockpit Card at the RYA Shop Buy Rules of the Road Cockpit Card at the RYA Shop
Buy Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook at the RYA Shop

Get in touch

Office hours

Mo - Fr 9.30 - 16.30
Sa 10.00 - 14.00

Out of office contact

Mobile 0034 628 478 400


Edifico Antiguo Varadero
Bloque D No 15 - 2nd Planta
35571 Puerto Calero Marina
Lanzarote - Canary Islands


Email stephanie@endeavour-sailing.co.uk
Phone 0034 928 849 670
Mobile 0034 628 478 400

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