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Shearwater Sailing School

Woolverstone Marina, on the River Orwell, Suffolk


Shearwater Sailing School


Shearwater Sailing School is a family run sailing school specialising in providing a friendly, fun and quality sailing experience. All practical and theory courses are taken by expert RYA Yachtmaster Instructors. Our sea schools yachts are superb quality Halberg Rassy's 'The Rolls Royce of Yachts'. At £595 for a fully inclusive 5 day RYA course you will also struggle to beat our prices.

We also offer discounts for group or mulitple courses - just ask us!


As we are a small school, we can be very flexible with the full range of RYA courses we offer. From RYA Start Yachting to RYA Yachtmaster Offshore.


- RYA Day Skipper, RYA Competent Crew, RYA Coastal, Own Boat Tuition


- Family sails of a day or a whole week with an Instructor as skipper


- Two day brush up sails, two day ICC training courses and exam.


- Build your sailing miles on an adventure to Holland,  France or Belgium.

Season Specials!

Shearwater Sailing School

  'A Passion for Sailing and Adventure'


Practical Courses

-  RYA Start Yachting - £260

-  RYA Competent Crew - £625

-  RYA Day Skipper - £625

-  RYA Coastal Skipper - £625

-  Yachtmaster Offshore prep - Please call

-  7 Day Cruises - From £695

-  Own Boat Tuition - £260 per day

-  International Certificate of Competence (ICC) - £260


Theory Courses

-  RYA First Aid - £110

-  VHF/DSC Radio Course - £110 (+ £60 RYA Cert)

-  RYA Day Skipper Theory - £395

-  RYA Yachtmaster Theory - £395


All courses are led by our RYA Yachtmaster Instructors.


For a full list of courses, with prices and available dates, please visit our Courses & Prices page.