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Little Falmouth Yacht Yard

Flushing, Falmouth

Cornwall, TR11 5TJ

Learning to Sail

The South West is a renowned nurturing ground for excellent young sailors. Royal Yachting Association (RYA) centres are dotted along the coastline waiting for the next Ben Ainslie. Joining a sailing club as a young person opens up many opportunities including learning a new skill, networking, competition and even a prospective career.

Many local Cornish clubs offer discounted or even free sessions for young people living in the area, an unmissable opportunity which many elsewhere would pay a great amount for. Additionally, dinghy sailing is a great way to get outdoors and have fun, especially in beautiful locations throughout the country.

The RYA offers the British Youth Sailing scheme a range of qualifications in everything from Seamanship to Spinnaker Racing, for beginners through to advanced sailors. Joining a club can introduce young people to racing, regattas, sponsorship and boat skills which can be carried through to further dinghy and yachting experiences.  

Latest News

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Second Golden Globe Race Boat Refitted by Falmouth Boat Co.

The second boat competing in the Golden Globe Race 2018 that Falmouth Boat Co. has refitted has been launched.

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A 49.8m, 642 tonne Barque sailing ship built at our yard in 1874

'Charlotte Padbury' was a 49.8m, 642 tonne Barque sailing ship built at our yard in 1874.

From Our Blog

Oct 16
A Boat Caretaker Eases Worry

Gardiennage takes a weight off the mind of a boat owner.

Oct 13
Preparing for a Storm

Our advice to boat owners facing a storm.

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