Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) is a well established family run recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) training centre, with a vast and respected reputation throughout the maritime industry in Cornwall. We offer training courses in Keelboats from beginner right through to advanced skipper. For any sailors wishing to travel further afield, with the option of staying onboard overnight, we run Cruising Courses. These are available from beginner to professional skipper. For Skipper wanting a little bit more speed to their Adventure we offer Powerboat Course. These are also available from beginner to professional skipper. We also offer a large range of classroom and online theory courses in Basic Navigation, Day Skipper, Coastal -Yachtmaster & Ocean Yachtmaster. To support our practical and theory courses we offer a large range of specialist short courses in, VHF-GMDSS Marine Radio, First Aid, Basic Sea Servival and Diesel Engine Maintenance to name a few.
Being situated within the historical maritime town of Falmouth, one of the largest and most beautiful natural working harbours in the world, the local waters of the Fal Estuary and south coast of the UK provide the most versatile, and picturesque locations for watersports in Europe.
We works alongside our sister companies Falmouth Training Solutions (FTS), Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS), Falmouth Boat Charters (FBC) and Falmouth Marine Solutions (FMS) to provide a complete service to both leisure and commercial users of the water.
The requirements of the leisure and commercial maritime industries are growing significantly and with that growth, there are genuine needs for quality training. Falmouth School of Sailing with her sister companies offers that “Quality in Training” through our experienced trainers and instructors, who are from operational backgrounds who provide top quality tuition in a fun and enjoyable fashion with our well-equipped facilities that are available to us.