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We are based in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Welcome to UPTOWN SAILING an individual and bespoke service for RYA Shorebased Theory Training in Cowes, Isle of Wight. One day, two days or Six or seven days of your choice, weekly, daily etc ?? 

       If it's not fun it's not worth doing!

RYA VHF (SRC) Course, RYA Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Theory in Cowes
RYA Training in our CLASSROOM in Cowes and the offer of en-suite accommodation on site!
or local B&B

We are your local RYA Recognised Training Centre, offering a full range of 'shorebased' courses in and around the Isle of Wight. As well as having fixed dates for courses we also just see when you are available and if we can set dates to you. Just contact us? We do offer double bedroom with en-suite for single or couples wishing to study together.



Gibraltar, Spain & Morocco

Our Sailing Yacht Beatrice C a Hallberg Rassey 49 is now based in Cowes. Unfortunately she is not able to take Charters.


About Us and meet some 
who have sailed with us.

Karoline and Victor George started Uptown Sailing in 1998 after delivering practical and theory RYA Training for other RYA Training Centres. Since taking up yacht ownership in 2006 they provide practical and well as theory advice.

About Uptown Sailing


Karoline and Victor George provide an RYA Training Centre to suit your 'theory' requirements in and around the Solent. We teach for various schools on the Island and on the mainland as well as UPTOWN SAILING. Also Vic was a photographer, hence the photo opposite.




Full and Comprehensive JOINING INSTRUCTIONS are sent out on all Courses and Charter to help you prepare.





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