About Broad Reach Sailing

Broad Reach Sailing is a small friendly Royal Yacht Association (RYA) recognised Sailing School, based in Gosport Marina just a few minutes from the Solent. Established in 2008, we have now successfully taught over 1000 sailing students across the wide range of RYA sailing courses we run.

We pride ourselves on making sure everyone has a great time during their time with us. Our yacht “Aurora” is a Jeanneau 36i and is well equipped and very comfortable. We have heating for when its chilly and top quality Musto foul weather kit to keep you warm and dry.

All meals are provided and our home-cooked Shepherds pie, Lasagna and Chicken Curry are favourites with our sailing crews!! If you would like to see more of “Aurora” check out our gallery on Instagram.

Our team are all Yachtmaster Instructors and are able to cover all aspects of sailing and all RYA practical sailing courses. They are both patient and understanding and will ensure you get the most from your sailing course. They will give you feedback throughout your course and will be more than happy to answer your questions and go over any part of the course until you are happy.

Tripadvisor Reviews

      My husband and I went on the Competent Crew Course with Simon on the Aurora in the Solent 17 thru 21 July ‘20 and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. ... read more

    Gillian J

      Simon and his team provide friendly fun sailing tuition with RYA courses and mile builders on a meticulously maintained high quality Jenneau 36i.
    Had great fun and learnt a lot... read more


      Brilliant Summer Sail, Simon was an excellent Skipper and host, the boat was cleaned and an obvious large effort had been made to comply with COVID restrictions. We met new,... read more