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Great class great sailing great location

We had a great week sailing with Rob on Firefly at the algarve. We joined Rusailing for our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julian S
Berg am See, Bayern, Germany
Competent crew course

Firstly what an amazing experience, I have been sailing since I was a child with no formal training... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark C
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RYA sail training school offering all levels of training from Competent Crew to Yacthmaster plus mileage, charter and lots more
Marina de Lagos, Lagos 8600-780, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great week sailing with Rob on Firefly at the algarve. We joined Rusailing for our practical coastal skipper course. The tuition was excellent, totally adapted to everyone's personal level. The Yacht was more than sufficient stocked and well maintained. The course was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly what an amazing experience, I have been sailing since I was a child with no formal training so taking this course was great for me to start back to basics with a modern cruiser racer. Rob was very pleasant company a font of all...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

just completed day skipper practical course. Jules, Richard and Rob are some of the nicest people I've ever met. The boast are very clean and well maintained. the sails seemed to be new. intense 5 days of learning and fun! these guys love what they're...More

1  Thank apintilie
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Contacted RU Sailing via email prior to our family holiday. The response was prompt professional and provided a solution to our needs to suit our family holiday plans and RU Sailings's training schedules. A day sail on Annecy a lovely well maintained and clean yacht...More

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I had some experience on Yachts, but this was a completely new experience for my wife and two children (10 and 13). I did the day skipper course, and the rest of the family did their competent crew award. Our trainer (Gary) was superb, great...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Did a milage trip from Lagos, Portugal to Vigo, Spain with Rusailing and Richard as skipper. This was my third time with Rusailing, and first time with another skipper than Rob. Richard is also very good, experienced and taught me a lot. It was good...More

1  Thank Johanna R
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I was a complete rookie when it came to sailing and wanted to get started with the Competent Crew course somewhere with nice weather and where I could do it in English. Not only did I have a great week at the boat, but I...More

1  Thank Ana P
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Masterclass in every way. I have done a few weeks with schools in the last year so enrolled on one of the specialist courses with rusailing. Rob was our instructor and was superb. Highly motivated, energetic and sympathetic. Our whole boat was super, super happy...More

1  Thank Storyteller713916
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We completed our competent crew course with ru sailing and it was really enjoyable. We were taught by Paul who was extremely knowledgable, patient and an excellent teacher. We had very little experience but we made to feel at ease and got plenty of hands...More

2  Thank Danielgarner
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Just returned from the course. This is a very good outfit and well run. I highly recommend the Rusailing team! Excellent trainer on the water, good boats, wonderful coastline to explore, decent wind, just the entire package.

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