The Virtual Sailing School

Sailings blended learning solution
With interactive content to explain the theory of sailing

Expert Content

All our courses are written by experienced and qualified instructors.

Interesting Quizzes

Test your knowledge with our quizzes and tests. No time limit and hundreds of questions.

Instructor Support

Standard membership gives access to full support from our qualified instructors via the forums

At The Virtual Sailing School, we’re passionate about sail training and aim to provide you with free and low-cost content with instructor support to set you on your way to successful practical sailing courses.

We offer 2 membership levels.  Standard gives access to all the premium content and instructor support via course forums.  The Mentor programme offers additional personal interaction with an instructor via chat and video conferencing.

Become a Member Today!

Standard Membership


Introductory offer

£20 for first year

Mentor Programme


Introductory offer

£500 for first year

Courses Available with Membership

Membership Required

Weather for Day Skippers

I would like to try the free stuff first!

Why Choose Us for your Blended Learning?

Excellent course content written by experienced and qualified instructors, including our unique 3D interactive models to realistically explain situations and concepts.

Premium users get access to over 1000 questions to test knowledge and provide further learning.  Quizzes are not timed and can be taken as many times as you like.

Our membership levels provide a unique low cost means of sail theory learning.

Our qualified instructors are ready to help and advise you on any sailing related topic.

If you’re asking why should I pay when I can get everything for free if I look hard enough?  The answer is simple, we aim to have quality content in one place saving you time and in addition, we will provide instructor support which you won’t get anywhere else.

What Our Students Have to Say

Masses of content with great quizzes really helped me to prepare for my next step.
From the UK
I really enjoyed the 3D models they make understanding the subject much easier.
From Spain