We have it all covered at Go West Sailing!

Practical Courses

Whatever your RYA level, be part of the crew at Go West Sailing - let our Yachtmaster Instructors show you ropes!

Theory (Glasgow) - No longer available

Our RYA shorebased courses based in Glasgow. Excellent to prepare you for your practical course or an exam.

Online courses

Build your sailing knowledge in the peace, comfort and security of your home.

Start Yachting

All good things start at the beginning: enjoy a taster weekend, learn the ropes and visit some beautiful places on the west coast of Scotland.

Day Skipper

The practical sailing course for all aspiring skippers: learn to take charge of your yacht and crew!

Coastal Skipper

The qualification before Yachtmaster, a coastal skipper will be able to sail day or night in tidal waters.

Essential Navigation & Seamanship

This is an essential course for all new or inexperienced skippers and crew, perfect for anyone who wants to be involved in activities on the water.

Day Skipper Shorebased

The Day Skipper shorebased course sits in the RYA Syllabus as preamble to the Day Skipper practical course.

Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Shorebased

This course will give you the experience and confidence to plan and achieve your passage in offshore and coastal routes.

Yachtmaster Preps

Bespoke training before your Yachtmaster exam: opportunity to practice skills and drills as you would in exam conditions, ensuring that you are fully prepared.

RYA Radar Course

A one-day course giving you an understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance.

RYA First Aid Course

A one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective.

RYA Diesel Course

A one-day/8 hour course, you will leave being aware of the main systems of a marine diesel engine.

VHF Marine Radio (SRC)

The minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF DSC radio equipment.

Do you have any questions?

Feel free to ask us anything!