A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.
Sailing around Grenada’s stunning coastline, you will experience steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and become aware of safety on board. There are so many secluded tropical islands in the Grenadines to explore, making this course perfect when booked alongside a sailing charter holiday.
Additionally, holders of the RYA Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the RYA Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days.
RYA Start Yachting Today
Book now to open the gateway to fantastic sailing holidays abroad or at home. If you would like to know a little more about sailing before a longer crewed yacht charter; or you are just starting out on the path to becoming a sailor, our introductory RYA Start Yachting course is a great way to get out on the water.
RYA training offers a comprehensive cruising scheme to take you step-by-step through practical sailing skills and maritime knowledge. Grenada Bluewater Sailing is one of the best sailing schools in the Caribbean – personal attention is guaranteed with small groups, allowing for high quality tuition. Our RYA instructors have worldwide sailing experience including cruising the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and UK waters.
Learning the Ropes!
Chao Lay is the beautiful 46 foot sailing yacht that we train on. Immaculately kept, she is very spacious on board and a solid bluewater cruiser. Chao Lay is perfect as a training vessel and very comfortable to sail.
She is fully equipped with all of the safety equipment required and meets the standards set by the RYA and MCA.
RYA Start Yachting Course Information:
|Minimum duration||2 days|
|Course content||The yacht, rope work, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology|
|Ability after the course||Basic knowledge of yachting.|