learning to sail

Sunsail Sailing Schools

Learn to Sail

Your quest. Your skill. Learn with Sunsail.

From beginners to advanced sailors, everyone can learn to sail or improve their sailing skills on a Sunsail course. 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.

Develop and hone your sailing skills at one of our worldwide bases, whether our flagship school in Port Solent, in the gentle sailing waters of the Mediterranean, or in the Caribbean, a sailor's paradise. All our staff are RYA qualified and offer a fun, professional approach to sail instruction.

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.

Sailing schools

We have sailing schools across the world where you can learn to sail. Take your pick from a huge range of courses at our flagship school in Portsmouth, which will take you all the way from Start Yachting to Yachtmaster. Alternatively, you can head to the Caribbean to combine a vacation in the sun with the next step on your sailing adventure.

Please note that only our Portsmouth school offers tidal qualifications. All qualifications from our other schools, unless noted otherwise, are non-tidal.