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Level 2 Sailing Courses - RYA Day Skipper Practical Course

Sunsail offers the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course at all of our school locations, both in the UK and overseas. This is a five day, five night course during which students live on board their yacht.

At Sunsail’s UK base in Port Solent, the course can be split over two weekends. The Sunsail RYA Day Skipper Practical Course is also available in Vounaki (Greece), Phuket, (Thailand), The Whitsundays (Australia), in the British Virgin Islands and in Croatia.

These locations give students an opportunity to hone their practical sailing skills in a diverse range of outstanding sailing destinations, with the possibility of more sunshine than in the UK!

  • Port Solent

    Port Solent, to the North of Portsmouth Harbour, offers easy access to the stunning sailing ground of the Solent. Home to our UK head office, Port Solent is a relatively new development of waters edge entertainment with restaurants, bars and shops lining the boardwalk looking out onto the marina.
    Port Solent Sailing Schools
  • Vounaki

    In the southern Ionian our marina and dedicated Sunsail Beach Club in Vounaki offers a wide range of courses, great sailing conditions and easy line of sight sailing, making the destination ever popular with sailors still perfecting their manoeuvres. Combine this with ever changing coastline, picturesque villages, beautiful islands and delicious, freshly prepared cuisine to experience the full flavour of Vounaki.
    Vounaki Sailing Schools
  • BVI's

    The British Virgin Islands are one of the finest and most protected sailing areas on the planet, renowned as a “sailor's playground”. All year round, you can enjoy short hops from one blissful anchorage to another with easy line-of-sight cruising in steady, comfortable trade winds. You will discover crystal clear waters, white sand beaches lined with palm trees and a true taste of the Caribbean.
    BVI's Sailing Schools
  • Phuket

    The base in Phuket, Thailand, offers access to one of the world’s most stunning sailing areas and the opportunity to experience Thailand’s vibrant culture. Sunsail sailing courses in Phuket take place amidst the backdrop of spectacular beaches, bays, capes, cliffs and coral reefs. Our base has recently moved to the Ao Po Grand Marina which offers modern facilities, a 5-star boutique hotel, restaurant and retail outlets.
    Phuket Sailing Schools
  • Whitsundays

    Sailing in the Whitsundays is the only way to discover the instant appeal of these dense green islands with their spectacular sandy shores. Many of the islands are still uninhabited and the only people on the beaches have swam there from their yacht.
  • Croatia

    Our NEW schools base in our attractive marina in Kremik, Croatia, is surrounded by 800 year old vineyards and a number of bays; perfect for a refreshing dip. Once Your Skipper and crew mates are ready to set sail, the sensational Adriatic Coast is a great place to enjoy a learn to sail holiday.
    Croatia Sailing Schools