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How Long Does the Sea Survival Certificate Last?

The Sea Survival Certificate does not expire. However, we do recommend you take the RYA Sea Survival Certificate every five years in order to keep yourself up to date and refreshed on new safety developments and equipment. How long is RYA sea survival valid for? If...

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What Does Coastal Skipper Allow You to Do?

First Class Sailing is an established sailing school, and we offer the range of RYA courses, including Coastal Skipper. But just what will RYA Coastal Skipper allow you to do once you’re qualified? Here’s all you need to know. RYA Coastal Skipper is a certification...

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RYA Coastal Skipper Course (Prices & Availability)

The RYA Coastal Skipper course price is between £947 and £987 when you book with First Class Sailing. The 5 day practical course runs from Shamrock Quay in Southampton. Book now or explore available dates. Why book with First Class Sailing Whilst you might find costs...

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Fastnet Training part 2 – update from Skipper

Challenger 3 finish off their 5 days of Fastnet Training. Challenger 3 has arrived in GWQ and is alongside ahead of Challenger 1. An extremely enjoyable and instructive training sail. We didn’t get to fly the kite again as I deemed the wind a bit strong (18 knots...

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How to Remember Port and Starboard: A Simple Guide

Knowing the difference between port and starboard is one of the first things we teach you when you come for sailing lessons with us. Port refers to the left side of the boat, while starboard is the right hand side. It important that you can remember which side is...

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Skippered Sailing Holidays in the UK

Our skippered sailing holidays offer a unique and exciting way to explore and relax onboard a range of different yacht types. With our skipper and crew on board, you can sit back and relax whilst an experienced First Class Sailing crew navigates the seas. This makes...

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Adventure Sailing Holidays with First Class Sailing

Taking an adventure sailing holiday with First Class Sailing is a unique and challenging way to explore the water and improve your sailings skills, all whilst combining the thrill of adventure with the relaxation of a holiday. With over twenty years of experience in...

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Sailing Holidays for Beginners in the UK

For those new to sailing, it’s important to choose a holiday company that offers a safe and enjoyable experience. With over twenty years in the sailing lessons business, we are that provider, and offer a range of amazing sailing holidays for beginners. Whether you...

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