RYA Sailing Courses & Yacht Charters

Charlie Sailing is now fully up and running and looking forward to some fantastic sailing in 2022. We are taking bookings into September but have good availability and will spend a few weeks in the summer operating out of Plymouth Yacht Haven for those wanting to explore the West Country.

RYA Course Weeks available:

16 – 20 May

6 – 10 June, 13 – 17 June, 27 June – 1 July

11 – 15 July

Mile Building &  Experience Charter:

15 – 19 August & 12- 16 September

West Country Cruise Week

22 – 26 August

Based in Lymington, Charlie Sailing is a well-established, family-run sail cruising company. Click here to learn more about us!

BOOK YOUR SAILING ADVENTURE NOW

A major yachting centre on the South Coast, Jemima is moored at the award-winning Lymington Yacht Haven, with the Solent and the English Channel right on our doorstep.

A certified Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training Centre, we specialise in sailing courses, skippered charter, and tailor-made programmes to suit a wide variety of needs and abilities.

With one boat and one instructor, our aim is to provide high quality and personalised sailing, creating a relaxed, enjoyable and truly memorable sailing experience!


A lively downwind sail across Lyme Bay, demonstrating a very happy Jemima doing what she does best!

RYA Courses

  • START YACHTING
  • COMPETENT CREW
  • DAY SKIPPER
  • COASTAL SKIPPER
  • YACHTMASTER™
  • The ICC Assessment
  • The ICC CEVNI Test
Beginner to Intermediate >

Skippered Charters

  • SKIPPERED CHARTER
  • MILE BUILDING
  • SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • CORPORATE ENTERTAINMENT
  • YACHT DELIVERY
Skippered Charter >

Reach New Horizons

  • INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONAVIGATION
  • HOW TO GET OUT OF A TIGHT SPOT
  • MILE BUILDING
Advanced Courses >