Joining Instructions

Should you wish to contact us prior to practical or theory courses phone us on 07973 798 169 or 01242 572 680

Practical Courses

Wherever your boat is berthed, please join her by 1800 hrs on the day the course starts.


Joining instructions will be issued at least 14 days before your course, you will be given directions to the marina berth at that time.


Accommodation will be on board the sail training yacht for the duration of the course; you will not be staying in one port, but will be in a different place each night.


Please remember to bring your passport for any cross channel or overseas trip.

Footwear and clothing

Sailing boots are recommended along with soft soled deck shoes (please, no black soles) and you should bring a warm hat, towelling neck scarf, gloves, thermal underwear if it is likely to be cold; waterproofs, sunglasses, high protection factor sun cream; a sleeping bag, your washing gear with towel and a sweater.

Shorebased Courses

Joining instructions will be issued as venues are arranged. You will need to bring with you your own pencils, rubber and notebook.

Dietary requirements

Please let us know in advance of any dietary needs you may have.

Exam Candidates

Please bring with you all paperwork relating to a Yachtmaster Coastal, Yachtmaster Offshore or Ocean, Short Range Certificate exam or assessment. If you need any further advice pleaseĀ contact us.

We look forward to meeting you at the start of the course. If you are likely to be late please let us know on 07973 798 169.