Directory: Sailing & Power Schools

Andrew Simpson Yachting

Andrew Simpson Yachting provide high level RYA tuition to suit all your yacht and powerboat needs. We are based in Haslar Marina right on the doorstep to the beautiful sailing of The Solent and beyond. We deliver RYA Sail Cruising, Powerboating and Shore-based courses as well as mile builders, bespoke package days, own-boat tuition and fast track to Yachtmaster courses for working in the industry. Whether you are looking to begin your yachting journey, expand your skills or brush up on areas you are less confident with; Andrew Simpson Yachting can help. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality bespoke tuition to meet your needs and aspirations. Want to find out more? Visit our website at, or get in contact with our friendly team on // +44 (0)2392 522 777.

Unit 18 Haslar Marina, Haslar Road, Gosport PO12 1NU

+44 (0)2392 522 777

Elite Sailing

Elite Sailing is an accredited RYA training centre that provides the following: Professional and Leisure Sail and Power qualifications for every level, from complete beginners to the experienced. We offer regular courses and mile builder opportunities for the active enthusiast. We are based in Chatham, under an hour from central London. We offer Skipper training from RYA Day Skipper to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal, Offshore and Ocean. Plus Adventure sailing holidays all around Britain and NW Europe that deliver exciting opportunities, fabulous experiences, great camaraderie, and friendships along the journey. If you are looking to improve, refresh or simply want to learn how to sail or motor – get in contact. We will be happy to tell you more about our courses and what we have available over the coming weeks and months.

Chatham Maritime Marina, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent ME4 4LP

+44 (0)1634 890512

eSail Sailing Simulator

eSail is an advanced sailing simulator with numerous tutorials, sailing, mooring and anchoring modes, sailing challenges, races, Live Sailing mode, ‘Learn Yachting with eSail’ training course and more. For beginners you learn how to sail a 36' sailing yacht including raising the sail, tacking, gybing, reefing, mooring and anchoring. For experts you can use the Quick Start tutorial then dive straight into the challenges. You can also purchase an add-on for Man Overboard. Developed with Keith Colwell, author of the RYA Sea Survival Handbook the add on features tutorials, challenges and random triggering of MOB during normal sailing. eSail works on PC and Mac.

Hamble Point Sailing School

Hamble Point Marina, School Lane, Hamble, Hants SO31 4JD

+44 (0)2380 457110