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Welcome aboard with Malta Sailing Academy! We are delighted to provide a whole range of certified RYA courses for both sail and power. Staying on after your course? Why not charter with us?

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OUR COURSES

  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Basic Package
    Everything you need to get your Yachtmaster Qualification is right here. Our basic package includes RYA Coastal Skipper Theory/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 5 days of theory to get you up to scratch Passage Planning – One day in our classroom, preparing your examination passage. Familiarisation – One day (motor) or two days (sail) getting [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • Own Boat Tuition
    We understand that sometimes you want to learn in the familiar environment of your own boat with people you know. Our instructors can teach you anything from just a day’s instruction to a full RYA course while focusing on your own individual requirements. Instruction can be arranged any time that is suitable for you for a minimum [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Examination
    During your Yachtmaster™ Offshore examination, you will be expected to skipper the vessel you are being examined on. You will need to be clear about your plan of action and clearly communicate what you intend to do and how. You will be in charge of your vessel on the day however your examiner will be with you [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Practical/Familiaristation
    This session is aims to get you as familiar as possible with the vessel you will be examined on. You will spend the day with other candidates, getting used to the handling of the vessel while performing a number of manoevers and other tasks beneficial to you during your upcoming exam. Sail Familiarisation: 2 Days [...]
  • Passage Planning for Yachtmaster Offshore Examination
    You’ve completed your RYA MCA Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course, so it is now time to concentrate on presenting the best exam passage to your examiner. This is the time to put into practice all the theory you’ve learnt over the last week to come up with a well planned passage between two points, chosen by [...]
  • Commercial Endorsement
    In order to work with a certificate or ticket, you will need this to be commercially endorsed.  The following fees apply:  Malta Sailing Academy administration fees – €45 RYA Administration and processing fees – €55 In order to apply for your Commercial Endorsement will need to provide: The original RYA Certificate to be endorsed RYA [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster Ocean CoC
    The RYA MCA Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence entitles the holder to skipper vessels of up to 200Gt without limits of distance.
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Certificate of Competence™
    Why would you need an RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Certificate of Competence? This is one of the most saught after certificates in the yachting world – leisure and commercial It allows you skipper passages of up to 150Nm off shore by day and night The CoC may be commerically endorsed, increasing your employability Certificate required if [...]
  • RYA Coastal Skipper Practical – Sail
    This course is geared toward sailors with considerable navigational knowledge who would like to take their ability to the next level. During this course, you will be expected to skipper more demaning passeages under the instructor’s observation, taking full resposability for yout actions. You should already have the background theoretical knowledge in place to back [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Basic Package
    Everything you need to get your Yachtmaster Qualification is right here. Our basic package includes RYA Coastal Skipper Theory/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 5 days of theory to get you up to scratch Passage Planning – One day in our classroom, preparing your examination passage. Familiarisation – One day (motor) or two days (sail) getting [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • Essential Navigation
    This is the best course for inexperienced skippers or those who would like to refresh their navigational skills. It is a great introduction to theory, navigation and safety awareness which makes a great compliment to the Helmsman course as well as other introductory sail and motor practical courses. Previous Knowledge Required None Topics Covered Rules [...]
  • RYA Coastal Skipper Theory / Yachtmaster Preparation
    This course syllabus covers preparation for the RYA Coastal Skipper Practical courses but may also be taken just prior to the RYA MCA Yachtmaster™  Offshore examinations. Skills gained during this course benefit the Coastal Skipper student by providing the necessary knowledge required for skippers to carry our more demanding coastal and night passages however this is [...]
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory
    A theoretical course for those who would like to increase their navigational knowledge – this course is an optional foundation which excellently complements the RYA Day Skipper Practical course. This is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers which aims to equip you with enough knowledge to navigate familiar waters by day. You will [...]
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
    This basic two day course provides the fundamental skills needed to handle a powerboat. No previous knowledge is required and you may expect to be introduced to topics including: Planing Collision regulations Maneuvering at slow speed Man overboard After this course, you should be self sufficient in handling and maneuvering a powerboat while being aware of your [...]
  • RYA VHF DSC SRC
    Optimise the use of your on board safety equipement. Be it a hand-held or fixed device, a marine VHF radio is paramount to your safety and knowing how to operate it and how to use the correct procedures could save a vessel, or your own life. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Basic Package
    Everything you need to get your Yachtmaster Qualification is right here. Our basic package includes RYA Coastal Skipper Theory/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 5 days of theory to get you up to scratch Passage Planning – One day in our classroom, preparing your examination passage. Familiarisation – One day (motor) or two days (sail) getting [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • Own Boat Tuition
    We understand that sometimes you want to learn in the familiar environment of your own boat with people you know. Our instructors can teach you anything from just a day’s instruction to a full RYA course while focusing on your own individual requirements. Instruction can be arranged any time that is suitable for you for a minimum [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Examination
    During your Yachtmaster™ Offshore examination, you will be expected to skipper the vessel you are being examined on. You will need to be clear about your plan of action and clearly communicate what you intend to do and how. You will be in charge of your vessel on the day however your examiner will be with you [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Practical/Familiaristation
    This session is aims to get you as familiar as possible with the vessel you will be examined on. You will spend the day with other candidates, getting used to the handling of the vessel while performing a number of manoevers and other tasks beneficial to you during your upcoming exam. Sail Familiarisation: 2 Days [...]
  • Passage Planning for Yachtmaster Offshore Examination
    You’ve completed your RYA MCA Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course, so it is now time to concentrate on presenting the best exam passage to your examiner. This is the time to put into practice all the theory you’ve learnt over the last week to come up with a well planned passage between two points, chosen by [...]
  • ISAF Sea Survival
    This one day course could be the difference between life and death. In addition, if you would like to commercially endorse your RYA qualifications, you will need to take this course. While the vast majority of people on the water will never use their life raft, knowing how to use it would be hugely beneficial [...]
  • STCW 95
    Essential training for all seafarers The STCW Basic Safety Training course (STCW95 & STCW 2010) is the legal minimum requirement for anyone looking for commercial work aboard vessels over 24 metres, in accordance with the STCW Code A-VI/1. As well as the four core modules, we have now included the Proficiency in Security Awareness module as part of our [...]
  • Professional Practices & Responsibilities
    All professional seafarers are required to have passed this module. If you are looking to get your RYA qualifications commercially endorsed, we will be able to enroll you into this online course. You will be sent some study material which you are expected to familiarise yourself with prior to taking your exam. You will also [...]
  • Transport Malta Nautical Licence
    All Maltese nationals wishing to operate a power driven vessel must hold a Transport Malta Nautical Licence. You must hold a Nautical Licence if: You wish to operate a vessel with an engine of 30Hp or over  You have a vessel with more than one engine whose total power is 30Hp or over. Your vessel [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Basic Package
    Everything you need to get your Yachtmaster Qualification is right here. Our basic package includes RYA Coastal Skipper Theory/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 5 days of theory to get you up to scratch Passage Planning – One day in our classroom, preparing your examination passage. Familiarisation – One day (motor) or two days (sail) getting [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • ISAF Sea Survival
    This one day course could be the difference between life and death. In addition, if you would like to commercially endorse your RYA qualifications, you will need to take this course. While the vast majority of people on the water will never use their life raft, knowing how to use it would be hugely beneficial [...]
  • STCW 95
    Essential training for all seafarers The STCW Basic Safety Training course (STCW95 & STCW 2010) is the legal minimum requirement for anyone looking for commercial work aboard vessels over 24 metres, in accordance with the STCW Code A-VI/1. As well as the four core modules, we have now included the Proficiency in Security Awareness module as part of our [...]
  • Professional Practices & Responsibilities
    All professional seafarers are required to have passed this module. If you are looking to get your RYA qualifications commercially endorsed, we will be able to enroll you into this online course. You will be sent some study material which you are expected to familiarise yourself with prior to taking your exam. You will also [...]
  • International Certificate of Competence – ICC
    International Certificate of Competence ICC Any British Citizen or British Resident sailing outside of the UK should have an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) The ICC is issued by the RYA after a practical and oral examination covering basic navigation, seamanship, and handling. It is very useful for skippers cruising in foreign waters, particularly if [...]
  • RYA First Aid
    This RYA First Aid course covers all the usual topics from a boating perspective. It is designed to give a working knowledge of First Aid to skippers and those using small craft. If you are looking to get commercially endorsed, we will also be able to provide the additional Category C subsection. The RYA Fisrt [...]
  • RYA VHF DSC SRC
    Optimise the use of your on board safety equipement. Be it a hand-held or fixed device, a marine VHF radio is paramount to your safety and knowing how to operate it and how to use the correct procedures could save a vessel, or your own life. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • Transport Malta Nautical Licence
    All Maltese nationals wishing to operate a power driven vessel must hold a Transport Malta Nautical Licence. You must hold a Nautical Licence if: You wish to operate a vessel with an engine of 30Hp or over  You have a vessel with more than one engine whose total power is 30Hp or over. Your vessel [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster™ Offshore Basic Package
    Everything you need to get your Yachtmaster Qualification is right here. Our basic package includes RYA Coastal Skipper Theory/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 5 days of theory to get you up to scratch Passage Planning – One day in our classroom, preparing your examination passage. Familiarisation – One day (motor) or two days (sail) getting [...]
  • Private Courses
    We are able to offer the majority of our courses as one-on-one or for private groups to accommodate particular dates. Courses available as private courses All RYA Sail courses RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination – for a minimum of 3 students RYA VHF DSC SRC RYA First Aid PPR Nautical Licence [...]
  • Own Boat Tuition
    We understand that sometimes you want to learn in the familiar environment of your own boat with people you know. Our instructors can teach you anything from just a day’s instruction to a full RYA course while focusing on your own individual requirements. Instruction can be arranged any time that is suitable for you for a minimum [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Examination
    During your Yachtmaster™ Offshore examination, you will be expected to skipper the vessel you are being examined on. You will need to be clear about your plan of action and clearly communicate what you intend to do and how. You will be in charge of your vessel on the day however your examiner will be with you [...]
  • Yachtmaster™ Offshore Practical/Familiaristation
    This session is aims to get you as familiar as possible with the vessel you will be examined on. You will spend the day with other candidates, getting used to the handling of the vessel while performing a number of manoevers and other tasks beneficial to you during your upcoming exam. Sail Familiarisation: 2 Days [...]
  • Passage Planning for Yachtmaster Offshore Examination
    You’ve completed your RYA MCA Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course, so it is now time to concentrate on presenting the best exam passage to your examiner. This is the time to put into practice all the theory you’ve learnt over the last week to come up with a well planned passage between two points, chosen by [...]
  • Transport Malta Nautical Licence
    All Maltese nationals wishing to operate a power driven vessel must hold a Transport Malta Nautical Licence. You must hold a Nautical Licence if: You wish to operate a vessel with an engine of 30Hp or over  You have a vessel with more than one engine whose total power is 30Hp or over. Your vessel [...]
  • Commercial Endorsement
    In order to work with a certificate or ticket, you will need this to be commercially endorsed.  The following fees apply:  Malta Sailing Academy administration fees – €45 RYA Administration and processing fees – €55 In order to apply for your Commercial Endorsement will need to provide: The original RYA Certificate to be endorsed RYA [...]
  • RYA Helmsman
    This course is a great starting point for new owners who would like to gain confidence in their boat handling skills both as skippers and as crew. Topics Covered Basic boat handling and preparation Safety Engine checks, operation and maintenance Rules of the road Man overboard Berthing   Ability After Course Able to handle a [...]
  • RYA MCA Yachtmaster Ocean CoC
    The RYA MCA Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence entitles the holder to skipper vessels of up to 200Gt without limits of distance.
  • Own Boat Tuition
    We understand that sometimes you want to learn in the familiar environment of your own boat with people you know. Our instructors can teach you anything from just a day’s instruction to a full RYA course while focusing on your own individual requirements. Instruction can be arranged any time that is suitable for you for a minimum [...]
  • Mile Building
    Many RYA courses require you to have completed a certain number of miles prior to taking the course. You will need to have logged miles as crew and skipper during day and night hours.You may also be looking for cabin charters/mile building passages to  improve your confidence or simply to step into the world of [...]
  • ISAF Sea Survival
    This one day course could be the difference between life and death. In addition, if you would like to commercially endorse your RYA qualifications, you will need to take this course. While the vast majority of people on the water will never use their life raft, knowing how to use it would be hugely beneficial [...]
  • STCW 95
    Essential training for all seafarers The STCW Basic Safety Training course (STCW95 & STCW 2010) is the legal minimum requirement for anyone looking for commercial work aboard vessels over 24 metres, in accordance with the STCW Code A-VI/1. As well as the four core modules, we have now included the Proficiency in Security Awareness module as part of our [...]
  • Professional Practices & Responsibilities
    All professional seafarers are required to have passed this module. If you are looking to get your RYA qualifications commercially endorsed, we will be able to enroll you into this online course. You will be sent some study material which you are expected to familiarise yourself with prior to taking your exam. You will also [...]