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Yacht Sailing – Gosport

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Yacht Sailing – Gosport

Lagoon Watersports are running RYA yacht courses from Gosport in the Solent from November to May. From May to November our yacht courses will be run from Brighton. Although Brighton is a great location for our yacht courses, the coastline is exposed and in the winter and early spring months the weather can be too rough for safe sailing. To avoid course cancellations we are sailing from the Solent for part of the year as the area offers sheltered waters for the more rough weather conditions. The Solent is a mecca for sailing with surroundings steeped in history and natural beauty, with pretty fishing ports, islands and a wealth of activities. On your course you will not only experience an area that is world renowned for its sailing but also fantastic stopovers, pubs and restaurants for aprés sail.

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Gosport Marina is part of Premier Marinas, located at the mouth of Portsmouth Harbour, just minutes from the eastern edge of the cruising grounds of the Solent. Popular with cruisers and racers alike, the marina offers superb facilities and makes a great start point for boating in The Solent. On a day’s cruise from here, you can easily reach Chichester’s natural harbour, visit the famous Isle of Wight yacht havens, or venture further afield to Beaulieu, Lymington or Poole. These trips are perfect for passage planning, tidal work, navigational skills, anchoring and of course sailing, sailing, sailing!

RYA Start Yachting

New to yachts? Get onboard with Lagoon Watersports. After this two day course you will leave the yacht with a basic knowledge of what sailing is all about. From Gosport during the months November to May and from Brighton Marina during the months of May to November, our Start Yachting Course is a great introduction to sailing for beginners.

Competent Crew

Learn your RYA Competent Crew with Lagoon Watersports, sailing in Gosport from November to May and in Brighton from May to November, with Lagoon Watersports. This hands on practical course is for beginner yacht sailors and those who would like to become an active member of the crew.

Dayskipper Practical

This RYA Day Skipper qualification ensures the knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on shorter, coastal cruises during daylight. The RYA Dayskipper is the qualification that you would need to charter a yacht in the UK and abroad.We run this course from Brighton, May to November and Gosport from November to May.

Online

A selection of RYA courses can be completed online. This includes Dayskipper Theory, VHF Radio, Essential Navigation, Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Theory, CEVN, PPR.

Coastal Skipper

This practical course will teach how to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night. The course includes; passage planning, pilotage by day and night, boat handling, safety and emergency situations. The course will be run from Brighton May to
November and from Gosport November to May.

Trips

Sailing Trips from Gosport with Lagoon Watersports. Lagoon Watersports offers exciting sailing trips from Gosport.

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Customer Reviews

Was most impressed with Will Lowes, the skipper. He had a very relaxed, though efficient and professional, manner and managed extremely well the range of ages and experiences on board. He was upbeat throughout, got everyone working well together and taught extremely effectively. Not only a good sailor, but a good teacher.

Ralph Abercromby

The instructors were really helpful and aware of our individual needs. I loved this weekend, I want to do more! Lovely instructors and great fun!

Sophie Cotton

Outstanding course. Content delivered in a efficient, effective and friendly way

Alex Moody

Our instructor Jo is brilliant. Excellent teacher. Very knowledgeable and capable. The highlight of the course was the sunrise as we sailed out of Gosport.

Gerard Philips

Frequently Asked Questions

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Please click here for our full booking terms and conditions and ensure that you understand our cancellation policy.

Be aware rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice.

Our cancellation policy applies in all circumstances including no shows, illness, relocation, transport failure and bereavement.

The reason for this is when you make a booking with us we assign staff and equipment to deliver the booking, we are therefore unable to offer that space to anyone else. We will have made commitments to staff for your booking and we may have turned away other bookings. Unfortunately we are unable to get insurance that covers us for this loss. We therefore do not offer refunds for cancellations as we are likely to incur costs.

Course Cancelation Insurance

You can take out insurance to cover the cost of your course against cancellation through CancelSure. Guide cost is £12 for the first £100 of cover and then £6 per additional £100

of cover and an excess of £25 per claim.

Our Advice

  • If you pay by credit card your cancellation maybe covered by your credit card provider.
  • Consider taking out course cancellation insurance.
  • Your holiday insurance may cover you for course when you stay on our boats.

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