RYA Training in Hong Kong

Welcome to China’s first RYA Sail Cruising Recognized Training Centre.  We are based in Hong Kong and teach the full range of both theory and practical RYA yacht cruising courses.  To see our RYA registration details click here.

RYA qualifications are recognized all over the world as being the ‘gold standard’ for boating qualification, both for pleasure and commercial use.  The RYA have Recognized Training Centres (RTC) all over the world from Australia to the USA and it’s only through these RTCs they deliver their world class training and qualifications.  For more information on RYA training click here.

Latest News (May 2021)

We close the school for public (open booking courses) from May-Oct over the hot summer months and will start again in the 4th quarter 2021.  To get notifications of new course dates as they are published, please register using the form to the right of this page.

Private Courses or Skippered Charter

Over the summer we will have limited private training still available (see Charter pages for details).  If interested please email us at mail@asiapacificyachting.com.

Theory Courses

RYA theory courses such as RYA Day Skipper Theory, RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory and VHF (Short Range Radio) are available throughout the year.  This is the perfect time to get the likes of the RYA Day Skipper Theory done so you are ready for when we can run scheduled courses.

Sea Safety & Survival

With the lack of offshore racing due to COVID-19 we are not running any RYA/World Sailing Sea Safety & Survival courses just at the moment.   To receive notification when new courses are scheduled please register for our emails using the small form on the right of this page.

Updated: 11 May 2021

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Courses

ASIA Pacific Yachting run the full set of yacht training sailing courses both theory and practical.

Services

In addition to the RYA courses we also offer other added services such as experience building day’s, race training, ISAF safety reviews, etc.  Please contact us and give detials of the service you are considering.

Training Yachts

We have two training yachts in the school to suit all types of sailing.

Beneteu 37

Our newer Beneteu 37 is ideal for training RYA Competent Crew and RYA Day Skipper as its a good comfortable size but small enough for a new skipper to be able to handle her with ease.  She is well equipped and has excellent cover from the sun with a full bimini.  The Beneteu can comfortably sleep 7 and with its large, wide cockpit it’s very comfortable upstairs.

Bavaria 47

Our larger Bavaria 47 is more suited towards the RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster courses but as she has air conditioning we use her more frequently in the hotter months.  Her features also including a 240V generator, electric primary winches, radar and HF radio.  So she is also ideally setup for blue water cruising.

‘Own Boat’ Training

If you wish to have your own private course on your own yacht this can be arranged.  The yacht used must meet certain standards we will be happy to advise you about the details on request.