Topmast Maritime Training

RYA (Royal Yachting Association) courses now available through Wavelength Sailing School in co-operation with Topmast Maritime Training.


More information on RYA course content can be seen at:

Competent Crew

This competent crew course is for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers

  • 5 Days
  • 4 nights
  • 4 students Max 

Day Skipper 

For aspiring skippers with yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.

Theory $795 (Includes RYA course pack)

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered over two weekends or as an intensive week-long course.

Practical $1650

  • 5 Days
  • 4 nights
  • 4 students Max 


Yachtmaster Exam Prep

The RYA Yachtmaster Exam Prep in Canada is no different from Yachtmaster exam preps anywhere in the world.  The purpose of the course is to analyse a candidate’s practical sailing abilities, assess their theory knowledge and focus on eliminating their weaknesses so they have the best opportunity to pass the RYA Yachtmaster Exam.If you want to work as a skipper in the yachting industry then the Yachtmaster is exactly what you need.

  • Advanced course.
  • 3rd party Examiner.
  • 7 days (Kingston).
  • Need over 2500 nautical miles of experience to be eligible

Powerboat Level 1 & 2


An introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.  This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.”


  • 2 Days
  • 3 students Max