RYA and Seamanship Courses

If you are interested in learning navigation and traditional seamanship we can show you the ropes! From learning to sail to practical navigation and pilotage, Lynher’s instructors are fully qualified, experienced sailors.

Practical Courses

Learning to sail a barge

Acquire the wisdom of traditional seamanship training on Lynher. The Tamar Barge’s traditional gaff cutter rig provides an excellent foundation for a seafarer’s skills. Training courses are delivered on demand – enquire with the office for availability or head to the Shop to book a course.

Traditional Crew Skills – £495

Small boat handling

Learn the basics of sailing with a Wayfarer dinghy on the river, or you can hire the Wayfarer for more practice if you have experience already. Rowing boats and a powerboat are available for use too. Email us for rental enquiries, or book your spot now by heading to the Shop.

Beginners Introduction to Dinghy Sailing – £475

Shore-based learning

We have RYA navigation shore based courses suitable for beginners to Yacht Master. Usually running during the winter from our shore base at Cremyll. You can book a course to suit your requirements.

We can teach:

We are also fully qualified instructors for practical courses and can provide tuition on RYA certified vessels.