Availability for Individuals and Special Offers

Come onboard and enjoy some fabulous cruising for your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Residential, RYA Courses and mile building, or simply come for the pure enjoyment of being at sea.

To support our charitable work we run Sail Training voyages for individuals aged 12 to 25 years during the school holidays, a number of RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper Practical, Yachtmaster Exam Preparation six day courses for all ages throughout the sailing season, and occasional voyages specifically for adults.

Contact us on 01752 823007, email info@theislandtrust.org.uk, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

All voyages start and finish in Plymouth, unless stated otherwise, and follow the RYA Cruising syllabus. Prices include accommodation, use of waterproofs, safety equipment and all meals on board.

2017 Sail Training voyages for individuals aged 12 to 25

Voyage dates Price Itinerary* Vessel and Course**
(Autumn Half Term)
22 – 27 October 2017
£500 per person 6 days
Halloween Half Term adventures…
spooktacular sailing in the West Country
DofE Gold Residential
RYA Start Yachting/
RYA Competent Crew

*The voyage itinerary is a guide only and the destination will be weather dependent.
**All courses follow the RYA Cruising syllabus, and can include the option to gain Royal Yachting Association Qualifications.
Photographic ID is required for voyages visiting the Channel Islands. A Student ID card or a Citizencard fulfils these requirements. We will inform you beforehand if ID is needed for your voyage.

Bursaries are available for eligible individuals, please contact us for details.

2017 RYA Competent Crew | Day Skipper Practical | Yachtmaster Preparation Course & Exam

Voyage dates Price Itinerary Vessel and Course
 No availability

All RYA adult courses have finished for the 2017 season. 12 to 25 year olds can still undertake RYA Competent Crew certificate as part of a school, college or youth group sail training voyage, and during teenage and DofE weeks.

2017 Sailing Expeditions for Adults

Voyage dates Price Itinerary Vessel
Paimpol Festival du Chant de Marin 2017
8 – 18 August

£1,100 per person 10 nights
Sail with us to the world-renowned Breton Sea Shanty Festival on 11,12,13 August 2017
Pegasus SAILED
Suitable for mile building
19 – 25 August 2017
Open to all ages
£595 per person 6 nights
Channel Islands
Johanna Lucretia
Suitable for mile building

Prices include accommodation, use of waterproofs, safety equipment and all meals on board.
Travel insurance will be required for excursions abroad.
Photographic ID is required when visiting the Channel Islands.
#Johanna Lucretia is a Topsail Schooner with 12 guest berths: length 96ft, beam 18.1ft, draught 9.3ft.

All voyages are operated by The Island Trust’s trading subsidiary Island (Cutter) Ltd.

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