Shorebased Courses

We run a number of Shorebased Courses at Strangford Lough Yacht Club. Please see below information on each course, as well as dates and links to booking forms.


RYA First Aid

This is a one day course that covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

Upcoming course dates are:

  • TBD


RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course

The RYA Yachtmaster theory course is an advanced course that builds on the knowledge gained on the shorebased Day Skipper course. It is aimed at sailors and motor boaters who are looking to undertake more complex passages perhaps offshore or at night. This course is a must for those looking to work towards taking the RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams.

Upcoming course dates are:

  • Alternative Saturdays from 11th January for six weeks (NOW FULLY BOOKED)