Teen Yacht Week

£609 Book

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Join a five-day live aboard yacht cruising course and complete your RYA Competent Crew or RYA Day Skipper Or RYA Coastal Skipper. The entire crew will be aged 13-17. Coastal Skipper candidates must be 17 years old.


The RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper practical course for teenagers. There will be up to five teenagers and one of our instructors on board each yacht plus a second adult. During the five day week they eat and sleep aboard, learn to navigate, sail, handle the yacht under power in the marinas and will sail around the Solent. There is a night exercise included in the course, which typically involves four hours of night navigation one evening.


To give under eighteens the opportunity to complete the RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper Sail or RYA Coastal Skipper Sail Courses.

Course Duration:

Five days (and four nights), 0930 on day one to 1600 on day five.

Pre Requisites:


  • Can confidently swim 50m
  • Minimum age 13


  • Can confidently swim 50m
  • Minimum age 16
  • 5 days on board
  • 100 miles logged
  • 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht
  • Basic navigation and helming ability
  • Day Skipper Shorebased


  • Can confidently swim 50m
  • Minimum age 17
  • 15 days on board
  • 200 miles logged
  • 2 days as skipper
  • 8 night hours on board a sailing yacht
  • Boat handling to Day Skipper level
  • Yachtmaster Shorebased


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What's Included:

  • Skipper (RYA Instructor) & Mate (Second responsible adult)
  • Yacht, gas and diesel
  • Accommodation on board
  • Berthing fees (not usually included on our adult courses)
  • Meals and snacks on board
  • Evening entertainments (may include ice skating, ten pin bowling, cinema etc. Will include one evening meal ashore)
  • Loan of a life jacket
  • RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper Sail or Coastal Skipper Sail Certificate

What's Not Included:

  • Hire of wet weather gear (£20/week if required)

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