About Us

About Us

Ashore Sailing was established in 2004 and is based in Leicestershire, providing RYA course tuition in the Midlands.

Our Principal and Chief Instructor is Mark Davis, ably assisted in both the running and instructing activities of Ashore Sailing by his wife Debbie. Mark Is a qualified RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (sail), and has a lifetime of sailing experience. He is also an RYA Shorebased Navigation and SRC Instructor. Mark studied at Leicester University where he attained his Professional Teaching qualifications.

RYA Shorebased courses

Ashore Sailing offers both RYA classroom and RYA e-learning courses, and more recently has been running Hybrid courses which are live classes, presented online to our students, on a platform that allows both Instructor and student interaction.


Willow Farm
Waltham Lane
Nr Melton Mowbray
LE14 4DB

RYA Practical Courses

Ashore Sailing organises, and our Principal, (Mark Davis), instructs RYA practical courses from RYA Start Yachting up to RYA Coastal Skipper. These courses are run predominantly in the Solent and East Coast of England.

Non RYA Services

Ashore Sailing also offers own boat tuition, mile building passages and yacht delivery services.

Contact us

Please use this form If you would like to contact us for more information about the courses we run.

You can also contact us by telephone: 01949 861 050 or 07711 170 451