Here at Bacchus Yachting, we’re dedicated to making sure our Solent sailing courses are practical, highly informative, and most of all fun.

There’s no better feeling than receiving reviews from happy students who have gone home satisfied with the sailing training we’ve provided. (as well as newly qualified)! We’d like to thank all our instructors, staff and customers for making Bacchus Yachting such an invigorating place to learn how to sail.

Here’s just a few of our reviews…

‘ I have been lucky to be trained at Bacchus Yachting at Haslar Marina for Day Skipper Theory. Bacchus Yachting is a family run business with two young professional people. In addition to their professionalism, they are very friendly and flexible so that I felt that my time was used in the best possible way and I have learnt so much in such a small period of time. I would not hesitate to strongly recommend them. Good Sailing ’ – Ozzy, Portsmouth (RYA Day Skipper Theory)

It was a really terrific, worthwhile day. I was very impressed with the care and attention to my specific requirements. Lloyd’s instruction was fantastic and the debriefing impressively detailed. Can I recommend that Bacchus tries running some dedicated ‘sail trim’ courses for established sailors because they’re few and far between and Lloyd’s knowledge would easily enthuse folk who simply want to get a bit more out of their boats.

As I told Lloyd and Colin, I’ll be happy to recommend Bacchus to anyone. I’ve already put a review on Google and if there’s anywhere else I can comment in order to help your school, then just let me know. – Peter (Own Boat Tuition)

Honestly exceeded my expectations and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I learnt a hell of a lot in a short period of time and surprised myself. I would recommend Colin was lovely. Thank you. – Laura (RYA Day Skipper Practical)

An excellent course. Really enjoyed it. Very good instructor Dave and very good examiner other Dave. Thank you. – Deoraj (RYA SRC Radio)

The level of instruction was first rate. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. – Gavin (RYA Powerboat Level 2)

Really good course, clear instruction and fun. – Alastair (RYA Powerboat Level 2)

I had an excellent course instructed by the ever patient Jonathan. The yacht was in very good condition and very comfortable. I would certainly recommend your company in the future. -Martyn (Day Skipper Practical)

Many thanks for the RYA Level 2 Powerboat training. It was great! Colin is extremely good at what he does and I really did learn a lot. – James, Surrey

Just a quick note to say thanks for a splendid day that both Debbie and I experienced yesterday. We had a debrief last night and we both felt we learnt a tremendous amount in just a short time. We really do feel much more confident in mooring and coming alongside a pontoon which was the aim of the day. Lloyd’s instruction was first class, a much more relaxed atmosphere that we have experienced in the past and with a very clear instruction that made the manoeuvres less stressful for us all. Please pass on our thanks. Thanks once again, good luck in your venture and be assured we will be recommending your organisation to our sailing friends. – Kevin and Debbie, Southampton

To be honest the course completely surpassed my expectations. Equipment and instructor were top notch and I was encouraged to reach my full ability. – Alisdair, Hertfordshire

The whole experience has been superb – Nick, Surrey

Everything was great. Lloyd was so calm, it gave me much greater confidence. The food, course, prep, everything was brilliantly organised – Sarah, Tonbridge

Lovely people, great instructor. Will recommend the training centre to all. – Adam, Hampshire

I just wanted to say how well managed and professional I thought the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course was. I could not fault the way that you ran it (and the very best thing was that the waterproofs didn’t leak)! – Michael

Are you interested in our RYA courses? Find out what it’s like on our RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course.