RYA Start Yachting

RYA Start Yachting | Caribbean | Bluewater SailingA short introduction to sailing for complete beginners.


On our Caribbean RYA Start Yachting course you will experience steering a yacht, sail handling, rope work and become aware of safety on board. There are so many secluded tropical islands in the Grenadines to explore, making this course perfect when booked alongside a sailing charter holiday.

Additionally, holders of the RYA Start Yachting certificate can go on to complete the RYA Competent Crew course in a reduced time of three days.



Caribbean – RYA Start Yachting Today


Book now on our Caribbean RYA Start YachtingBluewater Sailing | Caribbean Crewed Charters course to open the gateway to fantastic sailing holidays abroad or at home. If you would like to know a little more about sailing before a longer crewed yacht charter; or you are just starting out on the path to becoming a sailor, our introductory Caribbean RYA Start Yachting course is a great way to get out on the water.


RYA training offers a comprehensive cruising scheme to take you step-by-step through practical sailing skills and maritime knowledge. Bluewater Sailing is one of the best sailing schools in the Caribbean – personal attention is guaranteed with small groups, allowing for high quality tuition. Our RYA instructors have worldwide sailing experience including cruising the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and UK waters.


Learn the Ropes in Grenada and the Grenadines!


Sailing around Grenada’s stunning coastline on Chao Lay is heavenly. Our beautiful 46 foot sailing yacht that we train on is immaculately kept. She is very spacious on board and a solid bluewater cruiser, making her perfect as a training vessel and very comfortable to sail. Chao Lay is fully equipped with all of the safety equipment required and she meets the standards set by the RYA and MCA.



Book today to start your exciting journey towards becoming an RYA sailor!



Caribbean RYA Start Yachting Course Information:

Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None
Minimum duration 2 days
Minimum age None
Course content The yacht, rope work, underway, rules of the road, man overboard recovery, clothing and equipment, emergency equipment and precautions, meteorology
Ability after the course Basic knowledge of yachting.
Cost GBP 280 per person