Royal Torbay Yacht Club is a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised training centre offering a comprehensive range of RYA training courses: Powerboat Level 1 and Powerboat Level 2 (PB2), RYA First Aid, RYA Marine Radio, RYA Day Skipper Theory, RYA sailing courses and many more.

Our friendly, fully qualified instructors are passionate about sailing and have a wealth of experience training both adults and juniors. We aim to ensure a safe and fun learning experience tailored to everyone’s requirements, encouraging learning at a pace to suit each student’s ability and confidence.

Links to our Safeguarding, Health & safety and Diversity policies can be found here


Training courses are subject to last minute cancellation due to weather, low uptake, or unforeseen circumstances. If your course is cancelled, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund.

Refunds cannot be issued less than 14 days before the Training. You cannot reschedule a training session less than 14 days before the event.

We are located a stone’s throw away from Torquay Harbour with convenient parking available just across the road. Our well-appointed Clubhouse, with its recently refurbished training facility, bar, restaurant, and terraced garden overlooking Tor Bay provides the ideal location to relax after your training is complete.

All our currently scheduled courses are available for secure online booking from this page. If you have any questions, would like more information or the course you are currently looking for is not scheduled please feel free to get in touch.

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