RYA START YACHTING

Practical Sailing Courses in the Mediterranean

DESIGNED FOR: Beginners who would like to try sailing for the first time. The course is run by friendly instructors and the emphasis is on fun and enjoyment. It is an ideal opportunity for holidaymakers to try sailing in a safe and warm environment. We can cater for families and groups of up to 5 people per yacht plus instructor.

AIM: By the end of the course students will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and they will be aware of safety on board.

PROGRAM:

Two day Sails from Mahón harbour, anchoring for lunch each day in one of Menorcas beautiful coves.

Duration: 2 days 9.30 – 18.00hrs
No of Students: 4/5 maximum and 2 minimum
Accommodation: N/A
Qualification achieved: RYA Start Yachting
Pre-Course experience: None

WHAT YOUR FEES INCLUDE.
  • Fully qualified professional instruction & all safety equipment
  • Fresh Mediterranean cuisine for lunch each day
  • Fuel
  • Mooring fees in Mahón and Fornells
  • Loan of lightweight oilskins (not often necessary May to Oct)
  • Freshly laundered sheets and bedding
  • Spanish VAT
  • RYA cruising Log Book G15

 

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Flights (2.5 hrs. duration)
  • Holiday insurance (You need normal cancellation, lost cash etc. Please show details on your booking form)
  • Shore based accommodation.

    Accommodation options click here.

HELP WITH ACCOMMODATION

We can recommend Hotel Port Mahón – which is situated immediately above our yacht moorings, in a quiet residential area.

Hotel Mirador d’es Port
A 3 star hotel with stunning views down Mahón Harbour & just 5 minutes taxi ride from the airport.

2020 FEES (including Spanish Tax) Course Fees per Person
Course Code
Description
Duration
Mid Season
March to 18th July
and 1st Sept - 31st Oct.
High Season
18th July to 31st Aug.
SY
RYA Start Yachting
2 Days

475€

575€

Exclusive family & group courses available in Menorca

from €1500 per course

from €1800 per course

RYA and other Practical Sailing Courses - 2020 PRICES

Course Details Fees
RYA Start Yachting
2 Day course for beginners / those with some dinghy experience
from 475€
RYA Competent Crew
5 Day course for beginners / those with some dinghy experience
from 850€
Competent Crew Extra Skills
5 Day course for those who have completed their Competent Crew
from 850€
RYA Day Skipper
5 Day course for those who already know how to sail and have an understanding
of navigation theory.
from 850€
RYA Luxury Courses
Exclusive courses for groups on our Beneteau 48. Designed for those who want tuition
on a larger yacht
from 4200€
Day Skipper Refresher
5 Day course for those wanting to refine their skills.
from 850€
ICC Assessment
Half Day Assessment for those with sailing experience.
from 350€
Mile Building Cruises
Longer passages with tuition.
1035€
Coastal Skipper Practical
For those with plenty of logged miles and night hours.
from 850€
Yachtmaster Coastal & Offshore Prep.
Preparation courses for Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore Exams.
from 995€
Powerboat 1 & 2
Learn to operate a small rib or powerboat and gain your ICC
495€
Charter with Tuition
Learn to sail while on a charter holiday with your own skipper and training designed for
you and your family or group.
P.O.A

RYA Combined Theory & Practical Sailing Courses in the Mediterranean

Course Details Fees
Basic Navigation + Day Skipper Practical
7 Day course for those needing to brush up on their navigation.
P.O.A.
Online Theory + Day Skipper Practical
Study for your Day Skipper Theory course from home before doing your Practical
course in Menorca.
P.O.A.
Day Skipper Theory + Day Skipper Practical
9 Day course for groups of 4 + in Menorca.
P.O.A.

MEET THE CREW AT MENORCA CRUISING

John Davies
Principal

Liz Parr
Commercial Manager

Andrew Hutton
Chief Instructor

Support Team
Charter & Boat Preparation

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Testimonial

 

Many thanks once again to you & your team for providing us with a great holiday experience. Special thanks go to Andy for being such a superb instructor & putting up with us & the differences in our experience/abilities. Kids are both keen on doing more sailing as a result.

Nick, Katherine, Jennifer & Tom

Gift Vouchers

A great gift option for anyone wanting to get into sailing or powerboating.
click here for more details.

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