Course Joining Instructions

Course information: Click on the links below for information on each course.

Splash Night: Click Here                           RYA Adult Level 1: Click Here        RYA Seamanship Skills: Click Here  

RYA Youth Stage 1 & 2:  Click Here         RYA Adult Level 2: Click Here        RYA Start Racing: Click Here 

RYA Youth Stage 3 & 4:  Click Here         RYA Adult Level 3: Click Here        RYA Day Sailing: Click Here

Junior Race Training:  Click Here                                                                        RYA Spinnakers: Click Here

Exe Squad:  Click Here                 RYA Performance: Click Here


RYA Assistant Instructor: Click Here                RYA Powerboat Level 2: Click Here

RYA Dinghy Instructor: Click Here                    RYA Safety Boat: Click Here

RYA Senior Instructor: Click Here                     RYA First Aid: Click Here

RYA Powerboat Instructor: Click Here              RYA VHF/DSC: Click Here


RYA Basic Navigation and Seamanship Skills: Click Here          Hawk/Sailability Training: Click Here

RYA Day Skipper Theory: Click Here                Race Officer Training: Click Here

RYA Yacht Master Theory: Click Here      Class Training: Click Here


We are very pleased that we can now offer you RYA Cruiser Practical Training at Exe SC!

The courses can follow the syllabus for RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper aboard Karen Melling's yacht "Zephyr".


RYA Cruiser Practical Training Joining Instructions  Click Here


In 2018 there will be only a few practical courses offered, due to Karen departing for the Baltic Cruise!

These will run in autumn, subject to demand.  Please contact Karen directly to register your interest.



£550 – Exe SC Members

£580 – River Sailing Club Members

£600 – Non Members

Courses will only be run if there are 3 confirmed students, maximum of 4 students per course.

For further information please contact Karen Melling – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or to book contact the Exe SC Club Professional – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We can also now offer ICC assessments - please speak to Karen directly for more details!


Other Courses:

If you haven't seen what you'd like on the programme, please enquire. We are keen to cater the programme to demand and can probably put on any course needed, from in-house training to the RYA Dinghy Scheme, RYA Shore-based Courses and RYA Powerboat scheme. 

Booking and Enquiries: 

Please contact me on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any enquiries or bookings. We are also available by phone on 01395 264607 but email is preferred.


A deposit of £50 (or full payment if the course fee is less than this) is required for all courses. Please send to the club address for the attention of the club professional with note to say what it's for. This will secure your place on the course. If a deposit hasn't been paid, your place is likely to be given away. If in the event you have to cancel your place, your deposit is non-returnable. 


Cash or cheques are acceptable. Please make all cheques out to Exe Sailing Club. Costs advertised are based on the 2016 prices. Courses in the future may be subject to change.

Kit and Equipment:

Any Logbooks needed are available from the club to purchase.

Buoyancy Aids and Lifejackets:

Buoyancy Aid 50 Newtons minimum is required for all sailing activity.

Powerboat 2 courses you may wear a Lifejacket instead which is serviceable. 


Tea, coffee and squash etc will normally be available at the club for a small fee.

At weekends lunch can be purchased from the club but remember you may have limited time, so order early or even better pre-order with the club if you can.

Carol's Bakery, St Andrews Rd is 5 minutes walk away and provides a wide range of filled rolls, pies, pasties cakes etc. For a great all-day breakfast try the Dock Café.

Car Parking:

Car parking is available to members only. Some car parking may be available during the course if quiet at the club. 


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