Training Courses

Due to the current COVID19 pandemic we are reviewing how to safely run our courses.

We will advertise scheduled courses below here as they become possible.

RYA  the basics

The Club is a Royal Yachting Association recognised teaching establishment.  We teach the basic dinghy and keel boat courses out on the Thames, with our own qualified instructors, and have partnerships with training organisations that offer Power Boat, VHF, First Aid and Day Skipper courses.

Upcoming courses

     RYA Coastal skipper/ yachmaster

The advanced navigation course.  Includes refined techniques for navigating offshore, at night and in restricted visibility.  Includes thorough review of the collision regulations, meteorology and tidal calculations. 

40+hrs taught over 8 evenings and a weekend. Club price £355 pp

    Tues (1830-2130) : Nov 17,24. Dec 1,8,15. Jan 5,12,19. Weekend (1000-1600) : Jan 23,24.

 Book course  via   Nomad Sailing.
  RYA Day Skipper Theory
Covers all essentials of near-shore navigation, collision regulations, meteorology, tidal calculations, safety and much more.  Essential preparation for the practical course.
  40hrs taught over 7 evenings and a weekend. Club price £355 pp. (inc free plotter and divider) 
Tues (1830-2130) :  Jan 26. Feb 2,9,16,23. Mar 2,9. Weekend (1000-1600) : Mar 13,14
.  Contact Nomad Sailing to reserve a place 07931 940277 / 02392 52801

 Book    via  Nomad Sailing.VHFNov20

Book this course here

Navigation classes: can be booked via Nomad Sailing.

Powerboat classes: can be booked with Tony Mason at Thamesactive.

Practical Sailing:  The practical sailing courses for dinghy and keel boats are run on the present ,  due to the covd 19 pandemc, we are not running any classess. We will announce when we restart them