RYA Day Skipper Express 9 Day

Intermediate Course. Introduction to Safety Seamanship and Navigation.

Sail newer 2016, 38 foot, sailing yachts, enjoy the year round sunshine, tidal waters and see the sights, make the most of your RYA Day Skipper Express sailing course.  This course includes both your theory, and practical in just 9 days. The theory is delivered in our purpose designed facility in Gibraltar. 

Allabroad Facilities 

Allabroad offer dedicated shore-base facilities, private classrooms, reception area and lounge, open every day. There is somewhere to relax and store your bags before and after your course. If you've extra baggage you do not want to take on board this can be stored here. 

RYA Day Skipper training rooms exterior shots We provide a dedicated shore based facility
RYA Day Skipper course Yacht fleet image Newer yachts are safer and more reliable


Your brand new training yacht is a Jeanneau 389, moored in the heart of the magnificent Ocean Village Marina Bay. New yachts are more reliable and safer than your usual old and worn out 'school boat'. All our sail fleet was brand new in June 2016 There is no time in the day skipper course to miss a days sailing.

✔️Maximum 4 delegates per yacht Guaranteed. More space and much more hands on helm time for you.


✔️Train on newer high performance 2016 Jeanneau 389's, safer than older school boats, and more reliable too with 99.86% uptime over the last 2 years.


✔️Complete your theory in well lit dedicated Shore-based training rooms open 24/7. With your own Desk, chart and plotter.

Spacious interiors

Bright modern accommodation is included onboard from Friday 1800 so you're bright and ready for training Saturday morning at 0900. Course finishes the following Sunday at 1600 and there is a luggage hold available on this final day.

RYA Day Skipper course fleet shot The Allabroad Fleet of new yachts heading off across the Gibraltar Strait

✔️We offer warm weather, tidal training and a very warm welcome all year round, we never stop, winter sailing often in shorts and T shirts!


✔️Gibraltar is just a 3 hour flight from the UK and we are only a 5 minute walk from the Gibraltar airport. You can also fly into Malaga with about an hour transfer.


✔️Sail between 2 continents and visit 3 different countries during your 9 day course. Sail across the straits of Gibraltar.

What's included:

  • Individual course prices include:
    • Training on more reliable & safer brand new yachts.
    • Maximum of 4 candidates per yacht (more hand on helm time)
    • Full time access to our dedicated training rooms and crew lounge
    • Two fresh evening meals 
    • Continental Breakfasts throughout
    • Lunches during practical days at sea
    • Bedding in the form of freshly laundered duvets and pillows
    • £1050 (max 4 on board)
  • Group discounts are available

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Learn about RYA Day Skipper Express

The RYA Day Skipper Express course is an introduction to safety, seamanship, and navigation delivered over 9 days. Pre-course knowledge is to have completed (or have sailing experience equivalent to) RYA Competent Crew. The RYA Day Skipper Express covers both the Day Skipper theory, and the Day Skipper practical



Telephone:Gibraltar Reception


Telephone: UK


✔️New Yachts

✔️Shorebased facility

✔️4 max on-board

...best sailing school I have ever used if you are looking at this and thinking about booking a course - do it...

Mark Raffan

...I'd recommend this company to everyone...


Louise Charlotte Blackhurst

...absolutely fantastic instructors...


Shane Bryant

...the experience couldn't have been better...


Louis Rodriguez

The above extracts are from reviews  live on our facebook page

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails.


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