Sunscape can offer several options for Learn to Sail training and RYA formal instruction. Courses are offered at RYA Training centres in Turkey, Greece and Croatia

Also popular is our less formal instruction provided by RYA Cruising Instructors who provide training in a fun and social environment whilst sailing on our flotilla holidays.

All courses are run by English speaking, professionally qualified instructors.

Our professional knowledge can help you choose the right Learn to Sail Course !

RYA Cruising Course Guidelines provided by our partners Seafarer Training

Competent Crew
This course is for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers.
Experience living on board and really get to know the boat. Virtually all the course is hands on. You are the crew - without you the sails won't go up and the boat won't be steered. 

By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day duties on board. You should also have visited
some interesting places and had an enjoyable holiday.
 Pre-course experience – None
 Assumed Knowledge – None
 Minimum Duration – 5 Days, with no previous experience. For those who
have completed the start yachting course, this course can be completed in 3 or 4 days.
 Minimum Age – None
 Course Content - Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety
equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies.
 Ability After the course – Able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day routines

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
This 5 day course can be taught to persons with previous sailing experience similar to that required for the RYA Day Skipper. Alternatively just the course assessment to gain certification can be provided without any instruction. 

By the end of the course you should be able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in all the day to day duties on board. You should also have visited
some interesting places and had an enjoyable holiday.
 Pre-course experience – Yes, Theory and working knowledge of basic navigation, passage planing and Collision avoidance rules. 
 Assumed Knowledge – Ability to handle a small cruiser under sail and motor.
 Minimum Duration – 5 Days for the practical course.OR 1 day for examination.
 Minimum Age – 16
 Course Content - Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety
equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies.
 Ability After the course – Confidently skipper a small cruising yacht on day cruises with the ability to untake passage planing, navigation, course steer,ing handle sails, keep a lookout, carry out simple engine maintenance, Safety at Sea. etc.