Welcome to Monkey's Fist Sailing

monkeys fist bespoke offshore trainingMonkey’s Fist Sailing Ltd is a small family run enterprise offering bespoke offshore training and crewing courses to individuals and groups.

We are open all year round and our range of services can help you if you are a seasoned sailor and need some assistance before a big trip; or if you are just starting out in offshore sailing and would like to develop your sailing skills and confidence while gaining qualifications.

We are an RYA recognised training establishment for teaching shorebased courses including RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Theory.  We also arrange practical courses including RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper, RYA Coastal Skipper plus Yachtmaster Preparation and Exam.

We offer hands on practical sail training and our sailing activities are tailored to your particular needs, at the venue of your choice and within the constraints of your diary.

It’s your sailing, your time, and your adventure.

If you are a more advanced sailor and are looking for racing, skippering, crewing and yacht delivery opportunities please see our Skipper for Hire website.

Why Monkey’s Fist?  A Monkey’s Fist in nautical terms is the name of a knot used to enable sailors to throw a line to others. To see how to tie a Monkey’s Fist simply click here.

Monkey's Fist is a RYA training centre