DofE - Residential Sailing Courses

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As one of Britain's leading providers of RYA cruising courses and adventure sailing expeditions, we are able to offer a variety of shore-based and sailing experiences, that are perfectly suited for the Residential section of the DofE Gold Award.

Come along and learn a new skill or expand on your experience whilst gaining an RYA qualification. Our live aboard practical sailing opportunities run all through the year. 


  • RYA Competent Crew
  • RYA Day Skipper Shore Based
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical
  • RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster shore based
  • RYA Coastal Skipper Practical (age 17+)

7, 12 & 14 DAY CRUISES

  • Channel Islands (age 17+)
  • Normandy (age 18+)
  • West Country Cruise (age 18+)
  • Ireland (age 18+)
  • Brittany (age 18+)

If you are looking for a DofE Gold Residential experience with a difference then consider joining our Channel Islands Youth Cruise or an open Gold Expedition.

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Please contact us for latest dates and availability call +44 (0) 2380457733