Powerboat Level 2 - RYA Powerboat Courses

Fantastic. Really approachable, very encouraging and helps you to achieve something without realising it!

— Margaret & Tony – August 2021

“Excellent well organised friendly instructors”

— Andrew – October 2018

Good company that provides a great service to the local and marine Community

— Claire August 2018

“Very professional and full of knowledge”

— Liam July 2018

A well organised and  competent teaching centre

— James – February 2018

Very professional, very patient with us and made sure we understood everything before moving on

— Jordi – February 2018

Well organised company, easily approached and friendly staff

— Orfeas – February 2018

Excellent, the course delivery by Thom was first class.

— George – July 2021

We had a great weekend with Colin. From start to finish the course was delivered in a clear and simple manner but with load of useful information. You & Sea are very professional, well organised and hugely knowledgeable .

— Ben – August 2021

Advanced Powerboat - RYA Powerboat Courses

I had a great couple of days and was very impressed with the setup

— Ian – March 2021

Very positive, have really enjoyed it and learnt a lot at all courses attended here.

— Mia – March 2021

Advanced Exam Prep Course & Exam - RYA Powerboat Courses

I had a great couple of days and was very impressed with the setup

— Ian – March 2021

SQA Use of Radar & Electronic Chart System in Code Vessels - SQA

Very professional, great knowledge, very approachable

— Grant September 2022

A very professional company to deal with. Made the course very interesting.

— Ryan June 2021

Working on the simulator was very effective. I learn better with practical practise and being able to use what we had learnt on the simulation really set it home.

— Gordon September 2022

Very friendly instructor who was always willing to help out and explain things clearly. I was happy with the fact it was geared towards work boats. Any other courses I have been on are taught by master mariner types and talk about tankers all the time. This was good cause it focused on the relevant area of work that we do.

— Colin March 2021

RYA Powerboat Instructor Course - RYA Instructor Courses

Professional and friendly.

— Joe – July 2021

friendly staff really good with good facilities. I would highly recommend doing a training course with you and sea. Looking forward to the more training courses at you and sea.

— Tom – October 2019

RYA Day Skipper Theory - RYA Shorebased Courses

Very professional. Great learning environment

— Catherine – July 2021

Well prepared and presented by an instructor who took time to clarify issues as they arose, able to respond appropriately and succinctly questions raised and provide examples of theory in application

— John – August 2021

Very professional, competent and friendly.

— Sandy – January 2018

RYA Helmsman - RYA Motor Cruising Courses

The course met all my expectations and in addition gave me experience of handling a large motor boat in heavy weather

— David – February 2020

“Very Professional”

— Douglas – May 2019

“Brilliant and very useful, have learned many techniques around the boat”

— Haydn

RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor - RYA Instructor Courses

I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and learning new teaching approaches. Great equipment and great instruction

— Rachel – October 2021

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Theory - RYA Shorebased Courses

Very professional. They have the patience to teach and instruct the right way. No matter how difficult it is for someone to learn they will help every step of the way.

— Liam – Sept. 2019

Very positive, very well run, excellent course content and delivery and still room for fun.

— Mia – April 2021

Rob is a talented and vastly experienced skipper, he also has the patience of Job. His practical insights and ability to tune into my learning style ensured I got the most from the course

— Steve – January 2020

RYA Day Skipper - RYA Motor Cruising Courses

Had some fantastic vessels to run the courses on and all of the staff I met were really patient, knowledgeable and friendly

— Jamie — August 2020

The practical experience of sailing through the prevailing conditions which sometimes were in high gusts and windy areas. Looking back on this experience, this was a great way to understand different scenarios and actions to be undertaken in conditions which are not easily understood without the ‘hands-on’

— Toa – March 2020

We had a great range of weather and it was really positive to get out in less than favourable conditions. The time spent on parking practice is always good. First class set up grand boat (Millbrook) and very experienced and professional instructor

— Thom – February 2020

I now understand the principles of manoeuvring and safety aspects and how to apply them to my own situation

— Donald – February 2020

You & Sea is an excellent training organisation, the staff are friendly and approachable at any time. Given the delays due to Covid 19 from when I first enquired about the course until actually taking the course, the communication was plentiful and very positive.

— Wayne – May 2021

I found the boat handling to be extremely helpful as this is an area where I have the least experience. The use of the chart plotter was also very helpful. The overall impression gained of You & Sea is that it is a professional organisation providing high quality training services. My instructor delivered the course in both a challenging and engaging style and was very patient when guiding me through various boat manoeuvres. Overall, a very enjoyable 4 days.

— Martin – August 2021

RYA VHF Radio - RYA Shorebased Courses

I found that getting the opportunity to use the radio during the course was a good way to build teh confidence to sit the exam at the end.

— Christopher – August 2021

The overall course content and relaxed teaching left me feeling well-informed but able to ask questions when required. Relaxed informative enjoyable course which left me with the skills and knowledge base to complete the course successfully.

— Brian – August 2021

“A small, cheerful, professional team who deliver competent and effective training with an appropriate degree of fun.”

— James – November 2018

I found the practice on the VHF radios very helpful and the practice of the MAYDAY calls. Very impressed with the professionalism of all the team at You & Sea, extremely informative and friendly.

— Bethiane – May 2019

Practical hands-on using the radio and actually making the calls. Excellent. Very professional and well-organised

— Catherine – May 2021

RYA Radar - RYA Shorebased Courses

Good expanding company that I see going big.

— Jason – October 2019

Colin is probably the best instructor ive been with lots of time spent on each subjects and takes his time to help out…. i appreciate everything he has done for me

— Andrew – December 2022

Very impressed, will definitely be using you again.

— Stuart – Feb. 2022

RYA Coastal Skipper - RYA Motor Cruising Courses

Superb training facility

— Thom – July 2019

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Prep - RYA Motor Cruising Courses

For myself it was a very good course for the parts l really needed help in. I would like to use You & Sea again.

— Graham March 2021

Very impressed the with entire course and guidence from instructor Euan. Fully believe I couldn’t of done it with out his help and vast knowledge.

— Neil August 2019

You & Sea is a very informative and professional establishment. Instruction is put across clearly and in an easy to understand format. They cater well to the commercial sector and provide relevant training for it. Brilliant!


— Liam October 2019

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - RYA Shorebased Courses

The whole course was valuable and has left me feeling confident that I can tackle issues when they occur and that minor routine maintenance tasks are within my capability

— David – February 2020

A friendly, professional, knowledgeable instructor would definitely recommend to others

— Jane April 2018

A sound and professional establishment with an excellent instructor.

— Tim – January 2018

Paul was an excellent instructor able to put the course across in an easy and enjoyable manner.

— James – January 2018

RYA Sea Survival - RYA Shorebased Courses

“Very professional, with very friendly and helpful instructor”

— Paul – February 2019

RYA First Aid - RYA Shorebased Courses

The instructor was extremely good, knowledgeable and delivered the content easily and with passion. What could have been a dry topic was made very enjoyable.

— Paul – January 2020

Good how it was very relevant to our setting

— Sarah – May 2021

I will certainly be recommending You & Sea in the future

— Iain – January 2020