We are a friendly, long-established sailing and powerboat school located in one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world. Situated off the Fal Estuary, in the heart of the historical maritime town of Falmouth. The local waters provide one of the most versatile and picturesque locations for Watersports in the Europe. Falmouth School of Sailing is an independent, fully recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training and Chartering School. We are also licensed by Adventure Activates Licensing Authority (AALA).
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We offer beginner, Intermediate and advanced courses in powerboating, keelboat and dinghy-sailing. We also work with another RYA training school Trysail to offer both theory and practical based courses from Day Skipper through to Yacht master ocean in Sail and Motor.
Our courses range from half day taster sessions through to intensive 2-5 day courses for bothyouths and adults. We provide a twice weekly beginners and advanced youth club for young people aged 8-17 years.We are equipped with a wide range of dinghies, powerboats, keelboats and yachts. We offer other shorebased course in VHF/GMDSS, sea survival, HSE first aid one and four day and more. We are happy to tailor the courses to cater for your needs. Due to the milder winter climates of Cornwall we are able to offer courses all year round.
The school offers a variety of boats for charter ranging from Skippered Charter’s on a 40ft one tonner class racing boat to bare boat charterson Vessels ranging from 19ft to 36ft and all of our smaller Dinghies. We also offer yacht management and Skippered delivery services. Please view our web site for more detailed information.
Falmouth School of Sailing’s instructors and skippers; are chosen for their relaxed, enthusiastic but professional approach, to the way they pass on their skills and experiences in the courses that we offer.
Falmouth School of Sailing is located at the Falmouth Watersports Association next to Cornwall’s National Maritime Museum. For more information on any of our course’s or advice on where to go next Please contact the school on 01326 211311 or view our website
“Possibly Cornwall’s favorite training & chartering school”