Own Boat Tuition and confidence builder

Course Overview

We understand that sometimes you want to learn in the familiar environment of your own boat and with people you know. As boat owner for many years we are not only instructors who can develop your skills from our vast experience but we also understand the concerns owners have that in certain situations, which can effect confidence.

Own boat tuition is a great way to learn skills adapted to you and your vessel. We offer personalised & bespoke tuition on your own boat. Bacchus Yachting is often approached by people wanting to be more confident maneuvering their vessel in tight situations such as on and off pontoons and we can arrange sessions for this. We are also able to support people who may be completely new to boat ownership and have plans to travel further afield. We even get approached by owner who have owned boats for years, but know they still have lots to learn. You may want to learn more about the maintenance of your boat, how the electronics and navigation work or even extend your sailing techniques. Simply, we will work around your needs and encourage you to develop as owner and skipper.

We can offer this service along the south coast and The Solent, covering the majority off the boating areas.

Own boat tuition is for the boat’s owner and those they regularly go out with. We can offer any of our usual RYA training courses or assess your level and work alongside you to make a personalised training plan. Your boat does not need to be safety coded, but it should be suitably equipped with safety equipment.

Our own boat tuition is delivered by commercially endorsed Yachtmasters™, with RYA instructing qualifications.

Duration of training is flexible, from half days through to multiple days.
Please speak to us for requirements outside the local area as there could be an extra charge to cover the instructor’s travel from Haslar to where the boat is based.

Price : £230 per day

Assumed Knowledge

A general understanding of your requirements and vessel.

Student Instructor Ratio

Instruction for up to 2 people plus crew.


Each day booked is run from 09:00 to 17:00.

Course Content

Structured to your individual training plan.

Your instructor will discuss this with you prior to your day(s)

Ability after Course

Increased confidence in your ability in your chosen areas of training.
More enjoyable sailing.
Happier skipper, happier crew.

Course Syllabus

Personalised training planner, before your day.
Your day structured to your planner.
Debrief at the end of your day to ensure your objectives have been met.

What’s Included

One of our qualified instructors for your day(s)
Use of training materials if required
Bespoke templates for your use(e.g. passage planner) if required

What we ask you to provide

Safety Equipment
A crew if required for activities planned
You hold responsibility for insuring your boat.
Light refreshments/snacks for crew including instructor.
Fuel for activities planned.

Course Dates

Available at any time with sufficient notice, please contact us to discuss your requirements. Get in contact either by using the contact us form below, via phone on 02392 520200 or info@bacchusyachting.co.uk

Our Details

Call us to book now on 02392 520 200


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