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Ashore Sailing – New Year – New Courses

RYA Shorebased Courses

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course

  • Saturday 18th through to Sunday 19th January 2020

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VHF Marine Radio Course

  • Saturday 25th January 2020

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RYA Day Skipper Intensive Shorebased Course

  • Monday 27th January through to Saturday 1st February 2020

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RYA Yachtmaster Intensive Shorebased Course

  • Sat 15th, Sun 16th, Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd, Sat 29th Feb & Sun 1st March 2020

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Practical Courses

RYA Competent Crew Practical Course

  • Monday 6th April to Friday 10th April 2020
  • Monday 13th April to Friday 17th April 2020

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RYA Day Skipper Practical Course

  • Monday 6th April to Friday 10th April 2020

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RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course

  • Monday 13th April to Friday 17th April 2020

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VHF Online News

We can now offer the course G31 handbook as an eBook.

eBooks are enhanced digital versions of the RYA’s printed books containing animations, video and interactive tools to help illustrate the key points and skills. As such, this eBooks is a great resource supporting our RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course.

eBooks can be viewed using a tablet, smartphone or computer which has the free RYA Books app installed.

RYA First Aid

Only ONE place left on our next RYA First Aid Course running Saturday 25th April 2015 at Melton Mowbray. Click HERE to Book your Place

Make sure you know what is the most up to date  and current First Aid practice.

A reminder to all RYA Instructors and Yachtmasters, check your certificate is still in date.

For more course information follow this LINK

Checking Vital Signs

Checking Vital Signs


Day Skipper Evening Class Success 2015

Congratulations to all this years Evening Class Day Skippers on successfully completing the course. We look forward to sailing with some of you over Easter on our Competent Crew and Day Skipper Practical course we have organised in The Solent.

Day Skipper class of 2015

Day Skipper class of 2015

Successful VHF Course

Hands on radio practice

Hands on radio practice

Digital Selective Calling has been with us for over a decade. The challenge is teaching what it is and how to use it. Today four more Ashore Sailing Students learnt about the advantages of using DSC calling, not only in DISTRESS situations but for URGENCY, SAFETY, GROUP and the more common ROUTINE calls we make.

VHF Marine Radio Course – 28th April 2012

Ashore Sailing is running a private Marine Radio VHF/DSC one day course at Loughborough University on Saturday 28th April 2012.

Follow the link http://ashoresailing.co.uk/1/about/ for more information

Day Skipper Intensive March 2012

Whilst most are working hard on their chartwork in the classroom some can’t resist a beautiful sunny March spring day 🙂

RYA Day Skipper

Ashore Sailing Students practice their chart work

NEW Fast Track DAY SKIPPER Course Dates

Our next intensive RYA Day Skipper theory course starts on Saturday 10th March 2012, run over two and a half weekends, it’s ideal for busy people who wish to fast-track.

Topics covered include traditional & satellite navigation as well as the rules, regulations and safety at sea, plus much more.

For more course information click Dayskipper

RUNNING – More dates announced soon

To book your place email enquiries@ashoresailing.co.uk

or telephone 01949 861050 07711 170451

Ashore Sailing – about us!

Ashore Sailing is based in Leicestershire and has provided RYA theory course tuition at several centres in the East Midlands region for the past eight years.

We run intensive RYA Day Skipper , Yachtmaster & Ocean Theory Navigation courses, throughout the year, as well as specialised one day courses in marine VHF DSC Radio communications and RYA First Aid at Bottesford Community Centre, Nottinghamshire.

For students wanting a more relaxed pace, we run winter evening classes (2 hours per week x 24 weeks) in partnership with Leicestershire Adult Learning Service at Rawlins Community College, Quorn, Leicestershire.

We can also run courses for your group or club on your own premises.    [Enquire]

Our aim is to provide a friendly and effective learning environment where you can achieve your personal goals.

Ashore Sailing – RYA Training Centres – East Midlands

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Ashore Sailing is an RYA registered Sailing School operating in the Midlands area, covering Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire & Derbyshire, offering RYA Shorebased Theory courses including Basic Navigation & Safety, Day Skipper, Yachtmaster Coastal,Yachtmaster Ocean, VHF/DSC Marine Radio & RYA First Aid

Day Skipper Success at Notts County Sailing Club

Chart Work

Plotting a Course to Steer

Notts County Sailing Club members working hard practising their chart work

NCSC Day Skipper Crew

The boys did good 🙂

Congratulations to NCSC members Richard, Mike, Andy, Brian, Sam, Alex & John upon successfully completing their RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course 27th November 2011.

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course – Midlands


Navigate by the stars.

Want to learn how to navigate by the stars? Ashore Sailing is offering an intensive six day Ocean Yachtmaster shorebased courses in Nottinghamshire during 2012 .  Some of the topics covered include Astro Navigation, ocean passage planning & ocean meterology.