Welcome to Yorvik Sailing

Sailing is our passion

We know what is important; getting the right information at the outset

‘learning the ropes’ safely and gaining the most fun from your time out on the water is our goal.

Nigel & Mo Smiling


Whether you are beginning your boating ‘journey’, looking for guidance to buy your first boat, a sailor wishing to improve your skills and confidence aboard, or simply gain a sailing qualification enabling you to charter a boat at home or abroad, we are here to help.

Yorvik Sailing is an RYA Accredited Sailing School, run by Nigel and Mo Foster, who together have over 40 years’ sailing experience in international waters. Nigel holds his RYA Yachtmaster Instructor qualification so you are definitely in safe hands. We look forward to meeting you.



We offer tuition on your own boat. Over the years we have helped people purchase and fit out their own boat allowing them to fulfil their dream. Offering advice on boat purchase, fit out, and training, holding your hand through the many pitfalls of purchasing and owning a boat.

Our belief in training and ensuring that you are both safe, confident and competent to venture out on the water in either your own boat or a charter vessel is our main goal. For parties of 4 we can arrange training on many charter vessels around the UK and abroad.

Alternatively, if you have purchased your new dream boat and need assistance in getting her to your new cruising ground and learning or completing one of the RYA practical courses along the way, why not give us a call.

We are always at the end of the phone, offering free advice both on training and boat ownership so why not Contact Us.

Theory based courses are key to build your skills ahead of setting sail out on the water. Our flexible teaching can be built around your individual needs, at home, in the office or classroom environment. 

Support courses to build on your sailing qualifications, providing invaluable skills required to look after your vessel and crew, be it first aid skills or maintaining your diesel engine.

Because one size does not fit all!

We’re here to help develop your sailing skills and can work with you to devise a progressive training plan to fit your needs.

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