Welcome to Howellsail

We offer the full range of online RYA navigation theory courses, yacht deliveries, sailing tuition, marine electrical online course & more.

Yachting's Leading Edge

Practical Sailing Tuition, Yacht Delivery, Skippered Charter . . UK, Mediterranean, Caribbean . . anywhere!

Online Sailing Courses

Approved providers of RYA online courses for over 10 years

Yacht Delivery

Howellsail are proud to be recommended as instructors and yacht delivery crew by Oyster Yachts

Maritime Courses Online

Boat & Yacht Electrical Levels 1 & 2 & Radar Masterclass

Yacht Delivery

International Yacht Delivery – UK, Europe & Worldwide Skippers & Crew. Howellsail are proud to be recommended as instructors and yacht delivery crew by Oyster Yachts

RYA Theory Courses

Online RYA Sailing Courses & Navigation Theory Courses including Day Skipper Theory & Yachtmaster Coastal Theory plus PPR, RYA Safe & Fun & VHF/SRC Marine Radio

Private Sailing Tuition

Tailored to your needs / group / family, RYA Practical Sailing Courses: Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper, Yachtmaster Preparation & more

Book Online – email or call Howellsail on: +44 (0)1924 848558 or +44 (0)7764 603000

Yacht Charter

Yachts are available for skippered charter around the UK & Mediterranean, including Gibraltar, Canary Islands & Menorca

Marine Radar and Electrical Courses

Learn how to get the best out of your Radar and maintain your boat’s electrical system, use basic test equipment and find and fix faults.

Online RYA Theory Courses

See course pages for details of free extras: plotters, dividers, plotter training simulator CD’s, handbooks, almanacs, charts etc.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online Course

A fun, interactive way of learning the essential skills to get you started on the water, with a flexible approach enabling you to learn where & when it suits you.
£99 incl. UK p&p

RYA Day Skipper Online Course

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. 

£275  incl. UK p&p

RYA Online Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Online Theory Course

This course takes Day Skipper level students to a completely new level bringing an understanding of secondary ports, a greater knowledge of tidal streams, heights etc. Safety, weather, position fixing & much more, covered in greater detail. 
£315 including p&p to UK

RYA Ocean Yachtmaster Online Theory Course

The Ocean Yachtmaster is an advanced theory course for those who wish to progress to the highest level in their navigation. This fascinating course will help you to understand the mysteries of navigation that occupied the minds of generations of mariners.
£275 including p&p to UK

RYA VHF (SRC) - Online interactive Radio Course

The Online RYA VHF Radio Interactive course takes approximately 6 hours to complete and can be taken on PC, MAC or iPad.
£85 incl. VHF Handbook & UK p&p

RYA Professional Practices & Responsibilities Online Course

An online course to assist in working professionally with your RYA Certificate of Competence.This course is designed to give you a better understanding of your obligations & the rules & regulations under which you operate in the commercial maritime world.
£39 all inclusive

RYA Safe and Fun Safeguarding Online Course

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults online course This course is suitable for anyone working with children and vulnerable adults in an RYA environment. This includes those volunteering or working at recognised training centres and affiliated clubs.

RYA Combined RYA Day Skipper Theory & Practical


The RYA Day Skipper theory and practical course run over 9 days is ideal for those with limited time who are looking for a convenient way to achieve both qualifications in one intensive Fast track Day Skipper course.
£POA – subject to location

Welcome to Howellsail

From Start Yachting to Ocean Yachtmaster . . . there is an RYA Course for you!
Any questions please call Howellsail on: +44 (0)1924 848558 or +44 (0)7764 603000

Vast Practical Experience

Howellsail are able to provide well balanced friendly advice and same point of contact for practical as well as theoretical learning
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Professional Yacht Delivery

We provide a professional yacht delivery and advisory service, our skippers and crew are highly experienced
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RYA Online Navigation Theory Courses

Howellsail offers the full range of RYA online navigation theory courses
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