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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.  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 Skippers wanting a little bit more speed to their Adventure we offer Powerboat Courses. 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 Survival 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 work alongside our sister companies Falmouth Training Solutions (FTS), Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS), Falmouth Boat Charters (FBC), Safety Training Units (STU) 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.

Online Training Specialist & Navigation Courses

Classroom Specialist & Navigation Courses

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Great content, I have learnt a lot this week. All was made very interesting with a good balance of chart work and theory. Thanks Bob!

Tom

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Fantastic instructor. I hope I can train with Bob again in the future.

Rob

RYA Day Skipper

Learned a huge amount in a short space of time, Lionel is a very effective teacher!

Lucy

RYA Competent Crew

The course was excellent and Jay is a first class instructor. Excellent all round.

Rob

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Just spent a fantastic 2 days on our RYA 2 course with the lovely Robin training us. Highly recommend.

Sarah

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

Brilliant instructor, built rapport quickly and easily and made all students equal participants.

Keiryn

RYA Advanced Powerboat

Very knowledgeable instructor who explained everything in a way that everyone can understand.

Connor

RYA First Aid

John is a very engaging and competent instructor. Excellent course.

Jack

RYA Day Skipper

Jay has great passion for his work and sailing. This along with patience and positive instruction made a fantastic week.

Nick

RYA Day Skipper

Excellent course, totally relevant and great fun!

Duncan

RYA Competent Crew

I had an excellent 5 days with Jay and the crew. I learnt loads and looking forward to going sailing again and doing my Day Skipper.

Rosanna

RYA Day Skipper

Thoroughly enjoyed this course. Comprehensive training with an extremely competent instructor.

Robin

RYA Competent Crew

We had a really great time - exceeded our expectations by a long way.

Jane