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Nomad Sailing

Mumby Road, Gosport PO12 1AH, England
+44 1424 461185
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Day Skipper with Nomad

Can't recommend a course with Nomad more. Had a great 5 days with a fab instructor, Jim. He may not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Veggie497
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Fantastic competent crew course

I chose Nomad after reading some of the great reviews and they didn't disappoint. Lou was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wedtraveller
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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From one day sailing experiences in the Solent to full RYA training, Nomad Sailing provide a safe, sound and good humoured way to get out on the water on our fully equipped modern cruising yacht with highly qualified instructors. Food, accomodation and wet weather gear provided on all our courses.
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Mumby Road, Gosport PO12 1AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't recommend a course with Nomad more. Had a great 5 days with a fab instructor, Jim. He may not make his own bread as lou does as i hear but catered made some fab meals and made learning easy. Had a great laugh and...More

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NomadJimBarden, Owner at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Glad you had fun, it was a laugh !! :-) See you out on the water soon I hope.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose Nomad after reading some of the great reviews and they didn't disappoint. Lou was a fantastic instructor, so patient and a very good instructor. She definitely put us all through our paces and I feel like I learnt so much in my 2...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Far exceeded expectations in every way. Lou is a great instructor - passionate about her sailing and delivering training in a down to earth relaxed way - this is a must for anyone from the complete novice to someone who has done some sailing. Great...More

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Nomadlou, Chief Instructor at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Donna thank you very much for your review, really glad you enjoyed the course. It was a pleasure sailing with you guys and also a pleasure eating your lovely flapjack and shortbread. You are welcome back at anytime 😉

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I had the pleasure of spending 5 days on Nomad 1 under the excellent tutoring of Lou Barden. It was a really positive experience and gave me the opportunity to both build on the theory work I had studied before joining and grow in confidence,...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Enrolled on the classroom-based Day Skipper course then followed up with the 5 day practical in the Channel. Both elements were excellent. Jim is a great teacher, able to explain fairly complicated skills such as navigation in an understandable way. I haven’t seriously studied anything...More

Thank Iain S
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NomadJimBarden, Manager at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Many thanks Iain, glad you enjoyed it and hope you have some great times sailing! The start of the adventure ! All best , Jim and Lou

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great course. I learnt loads it was great fun, it catered for the range of abilities. Terry our instructor was good company and the course was well planned. I went on my own and the crew gelled well, we laughed a lot....More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Nomad sailing team run a very professional RYA Day Skipper training course. The instructor (Paul) informed, demonstrated and tested a wide range of practical skills as well as being a great cook! Highly recommend Nomad for all RYA courses.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We just did our "competent crew" 5 days and we had an amazing time! We couldn't have expected any better. We were VERY incompetent crew when we started having absolutely no experience of boats or sailing and by the end of the 5 days we...More

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Nomadlou, Owner at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Gaia, thank you for taking the time to write a review, very happy that you enjoyed the course so much and I want to thank you for all the assistance with the evening meals. It was a great 5 days and please let Tom...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Brilliant experience! Learned *a lot* over 5 days in the Solent, and the various harbours and channels between Portsmouth and Southampton. Thank you Andy for your valuable guidance as instructor and spot-on tips! And thank you Jim for the shore-based theory course during the winter....More

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Nomadlou, Owner at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it is very much appreciated, we are pleased you enjoyed the course, Andy is a great instructor and Jim the best shorebased instructor around ;-)

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great theory sessions with Jim and excellent instruction from Lou for the practical. Both Jim and Lou excellent instructors able teaching you in a relaxed and the same time intense way. I learned loads during the theory and practical courses. A fantastic week sailing. Highly...More

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Nomadlou, Owner at Nomad Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review, we very much appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed both your courses and hope you now enjoy some great sailing. Lou & Jim

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