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RYA Approved Yachting, Motor Boating, and Power Boating Courses in Levington, Suffolk Yacht Harbor

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Founded in 1973 and located at Levington in Suffolk East Anglian Sea School provides training for sailing, motor cruising, power boating and dinghy sailing. With wide range of courses for beginners and experts alike, the school follows the RYA curriculum and offers RYA courses from Start Yachting to Yachtmaster Ocean or Motor Helmsman's courses through to shorebased navigation courses and one day courses.

East Anglian Sea School is based at Suffolk Yacht Harbor, Levington set in the Suffolk countryside half way between Ipswich and Felixstowe International Port on the River Orwell. The school also specializes in own boat tuition yacht, motorboat, sports boat, rib and dinghy owners. This includes commercial boat training for the maritime and construction industries, wind farms support and safety boat cover, and race training for leisure boat owners.


Training afloat is run using a fleet of Strata yachts, motor cruisers, powerboats and dinghies from Jeanneau, Beneteau, Nelson, Ribeye, Wayfarer and Hartley, all maintained to MCA standards. East Anglian Sea School also provides some of the MCA courses for commercial yachtsmen.

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Training Programs




Yachting Practical Courses

  • RYA Start Yachting
  • RYA Competent Crew
  • RYA Day Skipper
  • RYA Day Skipper Combined
  • RYA Coastal Skipper
  • Taster Day
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Brush Up (With Exam)
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Brush Up (With Exam)
  • RYA International Certificate Of Competence (ICC)

Mile Building & Adventure Sailing

  • 9 Day Holland Hop
  • 3 Day Dutch Dash
  • Time Afloat
  • Round Britain
  • Sailing Trips

Motor Boating Practical Courses

  • RYA Helmsman Course
  • RYA Day Skipper
  • RYA Coastal Skipper
  • RYA Combined Helmsman & Day Skipper
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Brush Up (With Exam)
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Brush Up (With Exam)
  • RYA International Certificate Of Competence (ICC)

Power Boating Practical Courses

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • RYA Powerboat Intermediate
  • RYA Powerboat Advanced
  • RYA Personal Water Craft
  • RYA International Certificate Of Competence (ICC)
  • Tender Operator

Shorebased Courses

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  • RYA CEVNI Test
  • RYA Essential Navigation And Seamanship Theory
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory
  • RYA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
  • VHF Radio
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA / MCA Basic Sea Survival
  • RYA Radar
  • RYA Diesel Engine (1 day)
  • Offshore Safety
  • Electronic Navigation
  • RYA PPR
  • RYA Safe And Fun

Online Courses

Instructor Courses

  • RYA Cruising Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Advanced Instructor
  • RYA Personal Watercraft Instructor

Other Programs & Courses

  • Dinghy Courses
  • Corporate Charter
  • Racing
  • Own Boat Tuition