Learn to Sail – RYA Courses in Greece

Learn to sail in Greece: RYA Sailing Courses 2024

Are you dreaming of a holiday in Greece that combines the thrill of sailing with gaining valuable qualifications? Here we offer Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses from recognised Training Centres in Greece which are approved to conduct all levels of sailing courses up to Yachtmaster® qualification. Here’s why choosing to do the RYA in Greece is a decision that promises both a memorable vacation and a recognised sailing qualification:


1. Value for Money

Picture yourself basking in the sun, surrounded by the beauty of the Greek islands, all while acquiring the skills and certifications needed to charter your own yacht. Odyssey Sailing provides the perfect blend of leisure and learning, ensuring that your holiday is not only enjoyable but also a stepping stone towards becoming a confident sailor. Imagine the satisfaction of returning for your next vacation equipped to captain your own vessel.

2. Certified Worldwide

Odyssey Sailing offers RYA courses that are internationally recognised. The RYA no longer distinguishes between tidal and non-tidal sailing areas, meaning a certificate earned in Greece holds the same value as one obtained in the UK. So, whether you plan to sail the Mediterranean or explore other global waters, your RYA qualification opens doors to a world of possibilities.

3. Greece: The Ultimate Sailing Destination

Greece! Need we say more? Imagine navigating through idyllic anchorages, discovering small harbours, and exploring picturesque islands in the azure waters of the Aegean or Ionian. Greece’s rich maritime history, crystal-clear waters, and favourable weather make it an ideal destination for sailors of all levels. Odyssey Sailing offers courses in various breathtaking locations, including Volos in the Sporades, Kavala in the northern Aegean, Corfu or Lefkas in the Ionian, Poros and Aegina in the Argo Saronic.

A bit more about the RYA…

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), is the UK National body for all forms of boating. The RYA scheme is widely regarded as the worlds leader for international maritime qualifications which are recognised worldwide. Whether you are an absolute beginner who would like to become a useful member of a boat`s crew, or are looking to get a skipper`s licence in order to charter your own boat, or if you are already an experienced yachtsman we have courses at every level to develop your knowledge, seamanship and safety while at sea from a variety of fantastic locations all throughout the Greek seas.

RYA School Locations in Greece: 

Volos – Sporades and Pagasetic gulf
Kavala – Northern Aegean
Corfu – Northern Ionian
Lefkas – Ionian
Poros – Argo Saronic
Aegina – Argo Saronic

Embark on an unforgettable journey where your holiday adventure intertwines with the pursuit of sailing excellence. Discover the joy of sailing in the Greek seas while gaining internationally recognised qualifications. Your dream sailing holiday awaits – set sail with Odyssey Sailing today!

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