5 Day RYA Practical Course

2021 Training Starts April / May

Travel to and from Split: 

We recommend using the following websites:

Flights:

skyscanner.net

Accommodation:

Booking.com or Airbnb.com 

Best arrival airports are: Split / Dubrovnik (if travelling to Dubrovnik there is a connecting ferry or bus to Split which takes approximately 4.5 hours. Split Airport and Split Ferry port is located approximately 15 minutes drive away with regular bus services and taxi’s also available. We recommend using Uber taxis.

Yacht Sail Training offers a full range of courses with new courses and dates added regularly.

We offer RYA courses for individuals, groups and families onboard YST’s well maintained yachts, on your own bareboat charter yacht or even your personal private yacht. 
Other Services Include: 
Skippered Sailing Holidays + Bareboat Yacht Charter
We can even provide Skippers or Hostesses for your own sailing holidays, do you require a yacht moved or inspected? then ask for a quote. 

Course information: 

Onboard / Practical Courses: 

All Inclusive** (Breakfast, lunch, port fees, fuel, tourist tax, maintenance, water, bedding, towels, cleaning,

 What is not included?: Evening meals (normally enjoyed ashore), Flights and transfers and alcohol, Please read the booking form for course materials provided with each course.  

Provisions: Breakfast & Lunch will be available with menu’s, all food will be cooked by the crew on a rotation basis throughout the week

(Private hostess if required, cooking breakfast & Lunch + internal cleaning costs £1100 per course and will cook for up to maximum of 4 guests and the instructor please note a hostess is only possible for 4 students or less onboard.

Marina Fees / Tourist Tax / Fuel: All included within tuition fee. (Please take out your own travel insurance for your own peace of mind).

Travel Expenses: No travel expenses to and from the marina are included if arriving early we recommend www.booking.com for for hotels. And for flights we recommend sky scanner.com. For transfers from the airport to the marina we are happy to organise a taxi for you please book it when booking your course. Alternatively there are local taxis at the airport or Uber runs in Croatia also. 

Shore-based Courses:

We are able to advise on reasonably priced accommodation near the sea. Tea & Coffee facilities are provided and you are able to purchase lunch just a short walk from the training centre during the lunch break provided. 

PLEASE NOTE:

Yacht Sail Training shorebased classrooms and facilities are based in Split City which is 10-15 minutes drive from the our home marina base in Kastella Marina. 

(This is also possible by Uber Taxi: Approx €10-€15euros / bus approximately €2.50 or bicycle: 30 minutes cycling).

Basic Boarding Itinerary Information:

Arrival/Embarkation Times:

Our “5 day RYA Practical Courses” commence at 9:00am on first day of the course. We ask that you turn up earlier around 8/8:30am to make sure you can find the yacht in the marina, take your cabin and meet the rest oft he crew for the course. We advise having breakfast before arriving (Please check your booking confirmation incase this changes) – 

Crew list information will be required from each student after a booking has been made and this must be submitted 14 days before the start of a course. A link will be emailed to you once a booking has been completed. 

First night may be spent in the home port marina after a day sail however if the day is progressing well we will aim to get out of the marina to one of the gorgeous islands on the Adriatic Coast.

The islands we often visit include: Brac, Hvar, Solta, Pakleni Islands, Scedro, Vis and Korcula. (Please note in a 5 day course you will not get to visit them all).

Breakfast & Lunch Provisions will be delivered to the yacht before you arrive so the course will be ready to start once you have dropped your bags in a cabin. 

Evenings: We will either be in a new port, marina or harbour, spending the night on anchor or we will return to our home port. If there are not facilities to eat ashore provisions to make food onboard will be supplied. 

(This is all depending on the weather and the particular course structure required for your chosen syllabus).

Disembarkation: All yachts will return to home port at 16:00 on the last day of the course and all students are expected to assist with a general clean and tidy up of the yacht.  

Disembarkation is usually at 4:30/5:00pm so cleaners can get onboard to sort the yacht out for the next course. 

Most students then decide to enjoy an end of course beverage in Bavadria bar located in the marina. 

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