All the latest news from the world of sailing and stories from experienced sailors.
As summer makes way for autumn and the days become a bit crisper, the idea of setting sail might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are a number of reasons why choosing to participate in an RYA sailing courses during autumn is a brilliant idea.
First Class Sailing is thrilled to announce its participation in the Ocean Globe Race Village.
This year we’ve had several enquiries from people wanting to know if we can offer a fast track version of the RYA Day Skipper course, or any of our RYA courses for that matter. The answer, yes, we can. Whilst we have our list of courses and available dates which you can browse here, we… Read more
First Class Sailing is one of the UK’s leading schools for those seeking to complete their RYA qualifications and certificates. We offer the full ranges of courses, including RYA Yachtmaster Ocean and Yachtmaster Offshore. We are often asked what the differences are between the two courses, so this short blog posts will explain all you… Read more
Our 40 hour Yachtmaster Ocean theory course runs over five evenings, and is designed for skippers who want the qualification, knowledge, and skills you need to skipper a yacht using astro-navigation – the use of the sextant and worldwide meteorology. But what are the specific details of the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean syllabus, and what can… Read more