RYA courses in Greece, learn to sail in Greece

Sailor Suit Yachting academy in collaboration with Paralos Yachts offers RYA courses and certificates,

along with sail training events to help you gain confidence.

Courses and events are offered out of Paralos Yachts base in Athens (Alimos marina).

Improve your skills and get a certification respected and recognized by authorities and charter companies worldwide.

Learn from experienced RYA instructors and practice sailing in the waters of Saronic Gulf. Gain the confidence you need to take over a yacht as a skipper.

Choose an event among a private sailing trip with a coach, an assisted flotilla charter, or a mile-building trip, depending on your level.

Courses and certificationsExplore the Greek islands of Saronic Gulf or the Cyclades on board yachts similar to those of your training.

All courses driving to certification and events are offered in English.

Competent Crew (practical course)
Experience living on board and really get to know the boat. After this 6-day course, you can be an active crew member.

Day Skipper (practical course)
Become a Skipper who holds a certificate recognized as evidence of competence by insurance and charter companies worldwide.

RYA Coastal Skipper (practical course)
A course for those with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night. Each trainee will skipper more challenging passages under the guidance of the instructor.

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation & Exam (practical course)
An intensive 5-day preparation before taking the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore examination.

GMDSS Marine Radio SRC (theory)
The course provides a General Knowledge of Radiocommunications in the Maritime Mobile Service, Practical knowledge of Radio Equipment and Procedures. It is ideal for skippers in order tooperate a short-range marine VHF radio with DSC (Digital Selective Calling).

RYA Radar (theory)
A one day course increasingly popular on both sailing and motor boats. Radar is an invaluable aid for navigation and collision avoidance, but it is only useful in the hands of a knowledgeable operator. The course can be conducted ashore using RYA approved software, or afloat on an authorized vessel.

RYA First Aid (theory)
The course aims to make the first aider to understand his/her role in regard to assess emergency health circumstances and to ensure safe action.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship (theory)
A basic introduction to navigation and safety for anyone new to boating: sailors, powerboaters, sea anglers, divers and boat masters. Also useful for experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.

RYA Day Skipper (theory)
A comprehensive introduction to chartwork navigation meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (theory)
Ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology.

RYA Powerboat level 2 (practical course)
This course provides the skills and knowledge needed to drive a powerboat.It includes Preparation of Boat and Crew, Boat Handling, Picking up and securing to a Mooring Buoy, Leaving and Coming Alongside, Launching and Recovery, Anchoring, Man Overboard

Experience Building Events
Private coaching
Extend and polish your skills as a skipper without the fear of an accident. In a “shadow” role, a professional coach on board is giving you improvement tips when the sailing day is over. You are ready to charter a yacht as a confident skipper!
Assisted flotilla charter
Take over a yacht yourself and get guidance and local tips by a Sailor Suit instructor sailing next to you inthe area.
Mile-building event
Improve your navigation, decision-making, and leadership skills, while doing the passage planning, interpreting weather forecasts and communicating with the crew.

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