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About the course and what's included...

You'll be sailing in the Solent while learning and demonstrating the skills in the syllabus. All courses are very active where everyone will be expected to participate. You will be sleeping aboard one of the Hallberg Rassy yachts owned by JLPSC, visiting a different port each night. You will be expected to get involved with household tasks such as meal preparation, and cleaning the boat thoroughly prior to departure. We will provide lifejackets and waterproof jackets/trousers, you will need to bring suitable footwear. The fee also includes meals aboard and overnight stays in marinas within reason. Alcoholic drinks and treats are not included. Crew size is limited to four trainees per course to maximise pupil/instructor contact time.

What dates are available?

The RYA Yacht Training courses provided through our relationship with the John Lewis Partnership SC have been very popular, and only a few places remain for this year. If there is more demand, additional courses will be organised. The current availability for Competent Crew or Day Skipper is:-

  • TBC

For LTSC members only, these courses are £575 for 5 days on board tuition, marinas costs, food and fuel included.

You will not find a better price in the Solent!

All courses are run on the JLPSC Hallberg Rassy fleet, based in Premier Universal Marina on the Hamble.

* £50 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.

Contact Cherie Dodd, Sailing Secretary regarding the arrangements.


Book now to avoid disappointment!!

How do I apply?

Solent Circuit

Initially, send an email to including your club membership number, to check availability. Once confirmed, you will then be asked to pay £50 to secure your place. You will need to pay the remainder of your fee 4 weeks before the course start date. Your deposit is non-refundable.

Joining instructions will be emailed to you two weeks before your trip. All courses start and finish at Universal Marina near Hamble.

Any questions about the courses?

Send an email to Cherie Dodd who will get back to you as soon as she is available.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard soon!

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