Sailing to success – June in the Ionian

I’m just back from Greece after another successful course on our yacht Cloud Nine – congratulations to Paul, who passed his Day Skipper, and Jasmin, who is now a Competent Crew to her delight and surprise (but no surprise to anyone else). Here are a few of the...

Sail in Greece!

Come and join us in the idyllic Ionian for a holiday, yachting course, dinghy course, or mix’n’match week! Spaces still available on spring, summer & autumn dates

Yachtmaster theory

All-new, overhauled course structure – the new Yachtmaster theory course is excitingly practical! Next course: 26/27 May& 2/3 & 9/10 June (6 days) in central Zurich

Essential Nav courses

This two-day course is an optional complement to the RYA Competent Crew practical course and an excellent preparation for RYA Day Skipper theory. Next course 16/17 June 2018 (2 days) in central...

Sailing in the summer sun

Every time I think summer’s arrived, it goes cold and wet again! In fact there is even fresh snow on our mountains. However, one place the weather and winds are reliable is in Greece and we have just a few spaces left this year: 12 August –for a week-long Day Skipper...

Ahoy! Sail away with us this autumn

Just because the summer is starting to wind down (not so long after finally arriving), that does not mean that Sail YSL is thinking about hibernating. We still have a number of events, trips and courses coming in the rest of 2016:     We will be exhibiting at the...

A short Lakemotions update

Somehow we had perfect weather for the Lakemotions show over the weekend with hot sunshine both days. We set up our stand with a number of dinghies on the water. We were the only ones with sails; all the others had motors but we did not hold that against them 🙂 ...