Organizing family cruises where the whole family takes a selection of qualifications is a great example of using the private instruction option to fulfill that perfect family vacation. Those of 10 years and over can take an ASA course. Whether it’s a week-long short course or a full 10/2 week option we will be happy to help you plan your special family sailing holiday.

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Private Sailing school is a good way for couples and families to learn sailing at their own speed.
Private Sailing School means you have your own teaching yacht and do not have to share with strangers. It also means that you have your own dedicated instructor. The instructor sleeps on board the yacht as they are responsible for the safety of the yacht and your party.
Private tuition is offered in 1 week or 10-day classes.

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1 Week courses.

The 1-week option is designed for couples who want to get a good grounding in sailing and obtain their competent crew certification. This means that you will have a good knowledge of sailing and a good understanding of yacht systems, such as pumps and electrical systems and basic engineering knowledge. The week option is also available for advancement to ASA 104 and ASA 105.



10 Day Skipper courses.
The 10-day option is designed for couples who want to obtain their Skippers license. Once you have accumulated your 80 hrs logged sailing time you can apply to take your Skippers license plus navigation certificate. This is ASA 104 plus ASA 105. It is an intensive course that can be taken by  experienced students. The syllabus is available here .. SKIPPERS LICENSE…
The course is divided into 2 parts, the initial sailing training of ASA 104 and then daily lessons of navigation for your ASA105 license.


The Best Experience Ever

Dates for Private Tuition. The season opens March and the last class is the end of October. Basically picking any 1 week period or 10 day period will guarantee you a slot. Prices for the courses are a person and included yacht expenses, instructor plus all your teaching materials, Books+Exam fees.

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