Sailing Schools

Your quest. Your skill. Learn with Sunsail.

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a fully qualified skipper, learning to be an expert sailor or taking charge of your own yacht? Sunsail sailing schools offer you the chance to get the skills and experience needed to sail anywhere in the world. From beginners to advanced sailors, everyone can learn to sail or improve their sailing skills on a Sunsail course

Sunsail Sailing schools 

We have sailing schools across the world in the Meditteranean (Croatia & Greece), as well as in the United Kingdom.

Sunsail Sailing Schools App

We now have our very own Sunsail Sailing Schools App. A quick, easy, fun tool for sailors
around the world to use. It includes information on Rules of the Road, Navigation Lights, Day Shapes, Sounds & Lights. To download, search for Sunsail in your App Store, or click on the button below. 

International Sunsail Sailing Courses


Develop and hone your sailing skills at one of our worldwide bases. All our staff is RYA qualified and offer a fun, professional approach to sail instruction.

Our overseas sailing schools in He’s going, Croatia, and Lefkas, Greece provide a perfect backdrop whilst earning your RYA Day Skipper or RYA Competent Crew certifications. Allowing you to head overseas to combine a holiday in the sun with the next step on your sailing adventure.

RYA Start Yachting course

RYA Competent Crew course

Flotilla Starter course 

Some experience

Flotilla Hero course

Yacht Refresher course


RYA Day Skipper practical course

RYA Day Skipper nine-day combined course

ICC Assessment Day 

UK-only Sunsail Sailing Courses (Portsmouth Sailing School)


Develop and hone your sailing skills in Port Solent, UK. All our staff is RYA qualified and offers a fun, professional approach to sail instruction.

Take your pick from a range of courses that will take you all the way from Start Yachting to Yachtmaster. Earn your RYA Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper, Competent Crew, Yachtmaster Offshore, and many more qualifications, with a range of practical and theory-based courses to choose from, depending on experience.

RYA Coastal Skipper practical course

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal prep and exam course

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore prep and exam course

Shore-based courses

RYA Day Skipper theory course

Speciality courses

Ladies Only Week course

Youth Sailing Academy

Family courses

MileBuilders course

Online courses

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship (ENAS)

Professional Practices and Responsibilities course

RYA Day Skipper theory Online course

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course

Power courses

RYA Powerboat Level 2

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