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STCW, Superyacht, RYA Sailing and Powerboat Training Programs in Falmouth, Cornwall

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Located in Falmouth Cornwall, Falmouth Training Solutions (FTS) is a group of businesses offering leisure and professional services in sailing, powerboating, offshore safety and boat chartering Falmouth Harbor is one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world. Falmouth Training Solutions FTS, Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS) and Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) all run alongside each other as sister companies.

FTS is at the forefront of training in the Southwest and is the only provider in Cornwall who can offer all the MCA STCW elements required for the complete Basic STCW course delivered locally to Falmouth. Falmouth Powerboat School started in 2011, manages all the powerboat training and chartering for Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS).


Falmouth School of Sailing was established in Falmouth in 1981 and offers  dinghy sailing, powerboating, keelboat sailing and a large number of the theory and specialist RYA courses. Falmouth School of Sailing is an independent, fully recognized Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training and Chartering School.

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Training Programs




STCW Training

Superyacht Crew Training Programs

SY Crew - Basic Training Program (Option 1)

  • STCW Basic Safety Training Course (5 Days)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 (2 Days)
  • VHF/GMDSS Short Range Marine Radio Course - Online or Classroom (1 Day)
  •  Food Hygiene level 1 - Online

SY Crew - Basic Training Program (Option 2)

  • STCW Basic Safety Training Course (5 Days)
  • STCW Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (1 Day)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 (2 Days)
  • VHF/GMDSS Short Range Marine Radio Course - Online or Classroom (1 Day)
  • Food Hygiene level 1 - Online

SY Crew - Basic Training Program (Option 3)

  • STCW Basic Safety Training Course (5 Days)
  • STCW Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (1 Day)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 (2 Days) + International Certificate of Competence
  • Basic Navigation and Seamanship - Online (For 2 day Classroom course Add £100.00)
  • Day Skipper Theory - Online (For 6 Day Classroom course Add £100.00 6 Days)
  •  VHF/GMDSS Short Range Marine Radio Course - Online OR Classroom (1 Day)

Food Hygiene level 1 - Online

RYA Professional Practices and Responsibility (PPR) - Online

First Aid Training Courses

  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Basic Life Support (BSL)
  • Elementary First Aid (EFA)
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
  • Emergency First Aid for Schools
  • First Aid at Work Level 3 (FAW)
  • First Aid at Work Level 3 Requalification
  • First Aid for Outdoor Activities
  • Pediatric and Early Years First Aid
  • Pediatric Basic Life Support
  • RYA First Aid

RYA Online Courses

RYA Theory/ Specialist Courses

  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course - Classroom
  • Day Skipper Theory
  • Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster Theory
  • RYA/MCA VHF-GMDSS Radio Course - Classroom
  • Useful information for licencing
  • Divers Sea Safety Advice
  • Useful Information about buying a VHF Radio
  • RYA VHF-GMDSS Marine Radio Assessment
  • RYA Sea Survival
  • RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

RYA Sailing Courses

  • RYA Keelboat Sailing
  • Beginner Keelboat Sailing
  • RYA Level 1 Start Sailing – Keelboat
  • RYA Level 2 Basic Skills - Keelboat
  • Combined RYA Level 1 & Level 2 - Keelboat
  • RYA Level 3 Better Sailing – Keelboat
  • Advanced Keelboat Sailing
  • RYA Seamanship Skills - Keelboat
  • RYA Day Sailing - Keelboat

RYA Cruising Courses

  • RYA Start Yachting
  • RYA Competent Crew
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical

Private Boat Tuition - Yachts

  • Own Boat Tuition
  • Dinghy
  • Keelboat & Yachts

Private Boat Tuition

  • Dinghy
  • Keelboat
  • Yachts

LAST UPDATED ON Dec 11, 2020