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First Class Sailing

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At First Class Sailing we give you easy access to the full range of RYA yachting courses and other sailing activities. From the moment you contact us we aim to make your whole experience fun, smooth and hassle free. Our office team are helpful...more
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William Street, Southampton SO14 5QL, England
+44 20 3006 3717
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All reviews competent crew course coastal skipper comp crew great sailing brilliant instructor norwegian fjords shamrock quay excellent instruction food provided sailing experience ample opportunity gain confidence round the island race great balance learning environment without hesitation no hesitation in recommending
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional organized, high know how and also social and psychological awareness for the whole Crew. It was just great!

Thank Karin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had the pleasure of attending the RYA First Aid Course and the RYA Diesel Engine Course run by First Class Sailing. Both courses were conveniently run in London by instructors who were both engaging and helpful in allowing me to get to grips...More

Thank Henry S
First Class S, Manager at First Class Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your feedback. Great that you enjoyed a couple of our London based courses.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Would recommend this course to everyone- we did it as a family- kids and Grandad too. Everybody had a great time, and Steve tailored his coaching so that everyone was able to gain confidence and we all learnt so much. Many thanks Steve!

Thank rlewis3
First Class S, Manager at First Class Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Many Thanks!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Peter and first class sailing. The two weekends set up worked really well for me, as an easier option than taking 5 days off from work. Got a lot of experience being out on the boat all day, each day;...More

Thank Nikki J
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I did the Competent Crew course in April 2018 and followed up with my practical Day Skipper in September. The instructor Ashley is fantastic, with a great balance of teaching and guiding you on the one hand and trusting you so that you can learn...More

Thank annaselundberg
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The experience to rival all others (no apology for the cliche). First Class Sailing delivers a brilliant Day Skipper Course which is challenging, accommodating for all abilities and is extremely adaptable to the variety of conditions on the Solent and the needs of the crew...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Every experience I've had with First Class Sailing has been excellent. I can highly recommend their courses, and the recent trip to Norway was fantastic, with stunning scenery and great people. I look forward to sailing with them again.

Thank huldaberit
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I did my Day Skipper Theory and Practical courses with First Class sailing. For the theory, they were able to arrange evening classes in Central London which made it easy and convenient for me to attend. The practical course was split over two week-ends, which...More

Thank Embankment2706
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I have just completed my Day Skipper course with First Class Sailing and I am so happy that I chose FCS as the experience has been thrilling! I have gone from a relative novice to having the knowledge and confidence to take charge of a...More

Thank Jasco74
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I did my RYA Coastal Skipper in March 2017. Instructor Paul got the balance of teaching new skills and refreshing old stuff just right. There were one or two maintenance issues that cropped up that we dealt with that were all part of the experience....More

Thank Mike B
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