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Marine Training

Sailing, powerboat and jet ski training and certification are available locally from the following RYA approved providers:


Phoenix Sea School (based on the West Bank at the Littlehampton Yacht Club along with Littlehampton Jet Ski Club) offer:

  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 and 2
  • RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency (Jet Skis)
  • RYA VHF Short Range Course (radio communication)
  • Direct Assessments for Certificates
  • Boat Transportation / Own Boat Tuition

Arun Yacht Club offers the following to members and non-members:

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses including youth weeks in the harbour and at sea
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • RYA VHF Short Range Course (radio communication)

Arun Youth Aqua Centre (based on East Beach near the Littlehampton Wave swimming centre) offer:

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 (within the harbour)
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses at sea from the beach
  • RYA First Aid Courses

In the rare event that local availability doesn’t work for you, other nearby training centres frequented by harbour users include: