Learn to Sail in 2 Days
RYA Start Yachting Course with Universal Yachting & YBW

Learn to Sail in 2 Days
RYA Start Yachting Course with Universal Yachting & YBW
Learn to Sail in 2 Days <br> RYA Start Yachting Course with Universal Yachting & YBW

YBW’s editor Stef Bottinelli loves boats but after a couple of boating mishaps as a teenager she’d become a little nervous on water. Could Universal Yachting RYA Start Yachting course cure her of her fears and inject the fun back into sailing?

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Navigate your way through the multitude of training opportunities!

Navigate your way through the multitude of training opportunities!
Navigate your way through the multitude of training opportunities!

The old adage that ‘you never stop learning’ could not be more applicable than to sailing. Whilst anyone can just get in a boat, it’s wise to get some training and experience before setting off over the horizon. Recognised around the world, RYA (Royal Yachting Association) training courses and qualifications are designed to encourage high […]

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Solent Cruising area

Solent Cruising area
Solent Cruising area

Sailing in the Solent – A guide to this famous sailing area The Solent encompass a large area of protected water and is probably one of the busiest and most famous sailing areas in the world. It is an area steeped in history and natural beauty, with pretty fishing ports, islands and a wealth of activities. […]

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RYA Yachtmaster Scheme MCA Examinations / Certificates of Competence

RYA Yachtmaster Scheme MCA Examinations / Certificates of Competence
RYA Yachtmaster Scheme  MCA Examinations / Certificates of Competence

Introduction Once you have learnt how to sail and mastered the art of skippering a yacht on short voyages, the next natural progression is to embark on the MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Scheme and attain a Certificate of Competence. These sailing qualifications are recognised around the world as a clear mark of your sailing ability. Unlike a […]

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