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Courses and programmes are available 365 days a year, taught by RYA qualified instructors and using modern sailing dinghies. This allows students to gain the best training experience possible. 


The training is integrated with the RVYC sailing programme to offer youth and adult club sessions to chance to increase the level of active participation and enjoyment beside the Gulf of Thailand, more reasons to become a member at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.


RYA accreditation means that the RVYC is endorsed by the RYA, the governing body for sailing in the UK, which also represents a growing number of professional training centres throughout the world. The tuition quality and safety management systems are closely monitored with regular inspections to ensure the RYA Training Centres offers the perfect experience for members and guests joining courses. All our courses are accredited with structured syllabus, from beginners to advanced sessions. Upon completion students will receive a certificate that is recognised in most places.


Whether courses for juniors, adults or instructors, the RVYC has a professional know how to provide for all needs and expectations. 

Youth Sailing Course (8 – 16 years old)

Let your children discover the sport of sailing! Our courses are fun and action packed, learning a truly unique activity that requires participants to demonstrate technical skills and provides them with a physical challenge. You’ll be surprised how quickly your child will learn when under guidance from one of our qualified and highly experienced RYA Instructors learning in a structured RYA course. Sailing is fun, safe, breeds self-confidence and a positive outdoor pursuit.

Adult Sailing Course (16 years old +)

Learn to sail or improve your sailing skills with our qualified and experienced instructors on RYA sailing courses at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club. The warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand is an ideal learning environment, whether you are taking your first steps afloat or want to develop your existing skills, we have a range of structured courses and a comprehensive selection of modern sailing dinghies to gain the best experience at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.

Private Training / Groups

The Royal Varuna Yacht Club can cater private tuition with one of our instructors or private groups of all different sizes (usually maximum is 30 - 35), whether it might be a corporate activity, a school or a group of people who would like to learn sailing, plus our idyllic setting offers so much more:

- Learn to sail or/and on-water team building sessions

- Conference rooms with meeting equipment

- Use of beach bar, located next to our secluded beach

- Facility hire for parties and events

- F&B and accommodation arrangements available

Generally Private Training is readily available during weekdays. 

For more information or to check availability contact or call (66)0 3825 0116

Powerboat course

Whether you are new to powerboating or have some experience and are looking for certification, the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course could well be for you. RYA Powerboat Level 2 is an intensive two day course that offers a general introduction to powerboating and teaches core boat handling techniques and background knowledge, enough to be able to use a powerboat safely. The qualification is recognised worldwide as the licence to drive a powerboat, which can be ICC endorsed. 

Instructor training
RYA DINGHY/ POWERBOAT/ SENIOR INSTRUCTOR COURSES are available on request. If interested please contact us at or call (66)0 3825 0116

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