RYA Training in The Solent

We have recently completed a successful two weeks RYA training in The Solent. Some received RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper Certificates, others had came aboard to refresh their sailing skills.

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RYA Course Dates 2017

New RYA Course dates announced


VHF/DSC Marine Radio Course: info

  • Thursday 11th May
  • Sunday 21st May
  • Thursday 8th June
  • Thursday 6th July
  • Thursday 10th August
  • Thursday 7th September

RYA Day Skipper Intensive Theory course: info

  • Monday 24th – Saturday 29th April inclusive RUN

RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Intensive Theory course: info

  • Monday 15th – Saturday 20th May inclusive FULL

RYA Day Skipper and Competent Crew Practical: info

  • Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd September inclusive

RYA Day Skipper Evening Classes Commence: info

  • Wednesday 27th September  1900 – 2100 hrs

RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Evening Classes Commence: info

  • Thursday 28th September 1900 – 2100 hrs

RYA First Aid: info

  • Saturday 21st October

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RYA Day Skipper-Competent Crew

There is still time to book the last place on the RYA Day Skipper – Competent Crew course we are organising in The Solent  Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd April 2017 inclusive.

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A Busy RYA Training Week

RYA Day Skipper night class 2016-2017

This week has been the culmination of the end of winter RYA Day Skipper and Coastal Yachtmaster evening classes, concluding with the RYA First Aid course.

Congratulations to all our students who attended and successfully completed their chosen course and thank you for choosing Ashore Sailing for your RYA training.

RYA Coastal Yachtmaster class 2016-2017

Some of you have already booked further training with us and we look forward to welcoming you back on board soon.



RYA First Aid

Finally the Ashore Sailing team would like to wish you all fair winds and tides and a great 2017 sailing season.


RYA Day Skipper – Competent Crew – Refresher

Fair Weather Sail Training

We are organising an RYA Day Skipper, Competent Crew five day sailing course. We will setting  sail out of The Hamble and have one place left.

This event is open to anyone wishing to complete one of the above courses. Its also open to anyone wishing to brush up on their existing skills.

Dates: Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd April 2017 inclusive                                                     Location: The Solent                                                                                                                               Cost: £395.00 pp

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First Aid Course-Two Places Available

The New RYA First Aid Manual

Due to a last minute cancellation we have two places available on our RYA First Aid course running this Saturday 25th March 2017 at Melton Mowbray.

The cost of the course includes the new RYA First Aid Manual specifically produced to reflect the particular conditions Skippers and crews face at sea. Vocational certification is also available for an additional fee.

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RYA VHF/DSC Marine Radio Course

Its not too late to book your place on our next  RYA VHF marine radio course

VHF/DSC Marine Radio

About the Course

This one day course will show you how to operate a modern VHF (Very High Frequency) DSC (Digital Selective Calling) marine radio. Successful completion will qualifying you to operate both handheld and fixed VHF/DSC sets.

You will learn the correct voice procedure and which channels to use when making and receiving Routine, Securite, Pan Pan, Mayday Relay and Mayday voice messages.

Other Features

Another important feature of the modern marine radio is the ability to send and receive DSC alerts, all this and more will be covered and practiced by you using our Standard Horizon radios.

Other Topics covered

GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)

AIS (Automatic Identification System)

ATIS (Automatic Transmitter Identification System)

What sets our radio courses apart:

  1. We operate a 1:1 student to radio ratio ie no sharing of equipment, this allows you maximum practice time
  2. Maximum class size 6
  3. We have recently added a new pair of the latest Standard Horizon radios to our existing range, featuring internal GPS and programmed with the new VHF channels introduced in January 2017. This offers a more realistic learning experience and guarantees to keep you at the forefront of the latest developments in marine radio communications.
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RYA Day Skipper Theory and Practical Course

Day Skipper Theory

Our next RYA Day Skipper Theory Shorebased course commences Saturday 21st January 2017.

Day Skipper

Navigation at sea

There’s still time to update your sailing skills before the start of the new season. Whether you are planning a bareboat charter, want to participate more in the running of the boat, or update or advance your existing knowledge base then the RYA Day Skipper course could be the right one for you. The dates of our next course are 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th January & 4th February 2017

RYA Day Skipper Theory


Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Stuck for ideas what to buy your family or friends this Christmas? Why not buy an Ashore Sailing Gift Voucher. 

Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Vouchers can be bought for as little as £10.00 and put towards any RYA course run or organised by Ashore Sailing, or you can buy a complete course. All you have to do is click the voucher on the left which will take you to our online Gift Voucher order form.