Useful Links

Yacht Haven Quay
The boatyard where we have our office and classrooms. Cheerful, helpful and very flexible staff operate the Dry Stack Facility. The best way to protect your asset and have it available at a moment's notice. Just step on and drive. Storage ashore for sailing yachts too.

Plymouth Yacht Haven
Great showers, good shelter and a friendly sailing school just up the river.

Correspondance Courses
with a recommended instructor/examiner. Jim Duerden is an old friend of the school. Used to teach for us many years ago and hasn't gone senile yet.....

We recommend Chris Collins, who has worked for us for years. He has now set up his own Jet Ski school based in Plymouth....

All UK airports current and forecast conditions.

Forecast charts
The page on Greatweather with the charts up to 120 hrs.

Cockpit Cards
Lights n shapes, buoyage, signals etc etc on tough, bright, laminated plastic cards in UV resistant ink available by mail order or from the school..

Restaurant at Plymouth Yacht Haven Marina
Smart and friendly, the Bridge Restaurant/Bar is in a stunning location with a terrace looking over the water.

Weather from the met office
Shipping forecast, gale warnings etc.

Weather info from buoys at sea
Latest information from Data Buoys around UK.

Catamaran sailing
There is only one place to go for expert tuition on multihulls! Topcat Cruising School is run by our friend Jim Duerden from the shallow "monohull free" waters of Millbrook.

Activ Plymouth. The online guide to everything that's going on in Plymouth..

Maritime Coastguard Agency site and MSN 1858 Guidance for training and qualifications of crew on vessels over 24 metres. (Superyachts)

Bed and Breakfast in Plymouth. Kynance House.
Within easy walking distance of the Hoe, City Centre and Barbican. All bedrooms ensuite with TV and free Wi-Fi. coffee making facilities. Car Park.

Hotel in Cawsand
A really nice place to stay in coast walk heaven.

Short and long term liferaft hire with collection points all over the UK.  The people at the Plymouth depot are great!!

Ski from Summit to Sea
A stunning lodge inside the Arctic circle.

for all sorts of interesting sailing related web sites.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Please support the RNLI.

Marine Leisure Association
The MLA is the Trade Association for Sail Training, Charters and Holidays.

Royal Yachting Association
All the links and info from the RYA.

Tide Tables from the Hydrographic office. Predictions including Secondary Ports for up to 7 days, free, printable.

A Parents Guide To Plymouth
What to do with the kids on holiday in Plymouth.

National Marine Correspondence School
An excellent school, providing shorebased courses by correspondence.

Charts and Books
Admiralty charts, MCA/RYA publications, Codes of Practice, nautical books and instruments etc by mail order.

The National Coastwatch Institution
Details of lookouts manned by volunteers keeping radio and visual watch over the coast. Lyme Bay. Dart. Prawle Pt. Rame Head. ALL the stations.

The Mount Batten Centre
Details of dinghy sailing and facilities, cabins etc.

If you can't find it here....

We hope that you can find the information you require on these pages, if you have any further questions, or require advice, please call us.

Richard Brown (Principal) RYA Yachtmaster Instructor.