RYA Practical Sailing Courses, Falmouth, Cornwall

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At Trysail, we work on 4/5 students to one instructor as we believe this gives the optimum ratio for student learning and makes life on board comfortable.

Accomodation is provided on board the yacht during the courses and all meals are included in the cost. Our instructors are experienced cooks and enjoy entertaining at the end of a hard day. We cater for all tastes and are more than happy to cater for vegetarians and vegans with exciting, local, home cooked meals.

In Falmouth, we are blessed with the sheltered waters of the Carrick Roads in which to provide sail training. The Roseland and Pendennis peninsulas protect the area from the English Channel so even during a week of inclement weather we are still able to operate and explore the upper reaches of the Fal estuary and Truro river and make passage to the Helford river and Fowey. With settled weather, our instructors will always aim to get away from it all and you may find yourself exploring the coast lines of South Devon, Mounts Bay or even the beautiful Isles of Scilly. Whatever the weather throws at you, you'll be guaranteed a rewarding and enjoyable time aboard. 


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Shiny New Trysail Van 2014
Jay and the crew - August 2014
Bass Point
Louise at anchor in the Helford
Louise berthed in Falmouth Yachthaven
Swan and Cygnets at the Yachthaven Falmouth
RYA Start Yachting Weekend with Ben Instructing
RYA Day Skipper/Comp Crew with Jay Instructing
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2018 Course Dates:


Both Theory and Practical Elements combined
 -Live aboard for 1o days-

1st May - 11th May 2018
5th June - 15th June 2018
21st Sept - 1st October

Other dates available on request..

RYA Start Yachting

All 2018 Weekends 

Dates available on request..

RYA Competent Crew 

6th May
27th May
10th June
8th July
22nd July

2018 Every Sunday from 18th Feb
Other dates available on request..

Online - RYA Day Skipper Theroy

365 days per year!
£295 per course or £490 combined

(5% DISCOUNT when booked with ANY practical course)

RYA Day Skipper

6th May
27th May
10th June
8th July
​22nd July

2018 Every Sunday from 18th Feb
Other dates available on request..

Online RYA YM Shorebased Theory

5% DISCOUNT when booked with any practical course

RYA Coastal Skipper

25th May 2018 (7 days) - 2 places
15th June (7 days) - 4 places

Other dates available on request..

Yacht Master Prep / Exam

Available on Request

More dates and BESPOKE bookings can be added on request!
Just give us a call to discuss options on 01326 212320 or email info@trysail.net