RYA & Bespoke Theory Courses

Monkey’s Fist Sailing Ltd is an RYA Recognised Training Centre for shorebased courses.

Our RYA courses are developed to beYachting easter reduced intensive and are structured to run over several consecutive days or separated into blocks that can include weekends (it’s up to you). All navigation courses can be arranged to meet your specific needs and instruction can be on an individual or group basis.  There will never be more than 4 students to each tutor.

All courses are run on dates that suit you, at a venue of your choice.  We also give discounts for group bookings.

Latest update

During the pandemic we have developed real-time video classroom techniques

  • Many of our shorebased courses can now be provided online with upto 4 remote students plus the instructor.
  • We can also offer individual online video tuition to support your specific requirements eg sailing in a particular area, or help with self study.
  • For more details of this exciting development please contact us.

RYA Navigation Courses

  • RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship (2 days) £160. Read more…
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory (5 Days) £375.  Read more…
  • RYA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory (6 days) £395. Read more….

RYA Specialist Courses

  • RYA First Aid at Sea (1 day) £100.  Read more…
  • Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (1 day) – courses run by training partners (Sailing Logic the Solent area and Seavoice Training in the NW)
  • Basic Sea Survival Certificate (1 day)**
  • Offshore Safety Course – RYA/ISAF (1 day)**

** These RYA Specialist courses are provided by Sailing Logic in the Solent Area and  seasurvial (www.seasurvival.org.uk).  Dates, venue and prices upon application to training partner.

Bespoke Shorebased Courses

If you are more interested non-RYA certificated courses, we can develop bespoke courses to meet your specific requirements, for example:

  • Navigation and seamanship courses in a sea area of your choice to Day Skipper / Yachtmaster Offshore standards
  • Electronic Aids for Navigation and Safety
  • Weather at Sea
  • Collision Regulations
  • Cruise Preparation.

All prices are on application. Whatever your requirements please contact us.