Practical Courses can be obtained at a number of outlets. Details of the closest Training Centres is available on the RYA website.

The Day Skipper shorebased course is the same for both sail and motor. The practical courses specialize in either sail cruising or motor cruising.

The diagrams below give an indication of the routes between courses.

Follow the link to find a practical centre.





YCTC Committee

Chairman: Maggie Morris

Vice Chairman: Darren Rigg

Secretary: Karen Cooper

Treasurer: Jill Salmons

Chief Shorebased Instructor: Paul Scaife

Member: Mike Wilson

Member: Ian Salmons

Member : Gary Cameron

Member: Richard McCaw

Member: Quentin Howat

Member: Mark Johnson

Member: Nigel Foster

Member: Pat Igoe

YCTC Address

YCTC, C/O York Railway Institute

Queen Street


YO24 1AD


Contact Details

Name: Maggie Morris

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Mobile: 07594 048909