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Flying Fish’s Isle of Wight training facilities are just one of the many places our courses can take you.

In fact, Flying Fish was founded by two RYA Watersports Trainers who believed that the learning environment was just as important as the sport itself – which is why we’ve set up training facilities at some truly incredible locations around the world!

So, before you pack your bags ready for your training course, there are several things you’ll need to know in preparation for your trip. Below, we’ve shared a wealth of helpful information about all our different training locations, as well as essential travel information and guidance to help you get started!

Our training locations

As well as Flying Fish’s Isle of Wight (Cowes) training facility, we’re also delighted to offer Superyacht courses and other water sports training in Greece and Australia!

Cowes, Isle of Wight

The Best locations and facilities in the industry. The little sailing town of Cowes became the world’s first yachting centre in 1815 and is famou…

Vassiliki FAQs

A selection of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Vassiliki, Lefkada, Greece

Vasiliki, Greece

Vassiliki or Vass, as it is known to its many regular visitors, is a small fishing village on the Greek island of Lefkas. The village has kept its cha…

Club Vass

Club Vass is the ideal holiday destination for water sports enthusiasts looking for the ultimate Windsurfing experience with people who share their lo…

Our accommodation

While you are free to find your own accommodation during your training with us, you are also very welcome to book a place in our dedicated crew houses. In fact, for many of those who take on our courses, staying in our accommodation plays a hugely positive part in the overall training experience!

Find out more about the different accommodation we have available and what your stay includes below:

manly beach

Flying Fish accommodation, Manly.

Flying Fish offer self catering accommodation for customers who are 18 years or older enrolled on our Yachtmaster or Dinghy Instructor courses.

Flying Fish crew accommodation, Cowes

Flying Fish offers accommodation in Cowes for all customers who are aged 18 or over, in one of our crew houses.

The fish house

Our accommodation at the Fish House is perfectly positioned, between the Vasiliki village and the beach. It is a 10-15 minute walk from the Fish Hous…

Accommodation rules

This agreement is for the benefit of everyone on your course, and to protect the good standing of Flying Fish as a training organisation.

Travel advice

Whether you’re training at Flying Fish’s Isle of Wight facilities or going down under to attend a course, it’s important that you have all the information you need for a successful trip. Below, we’ve outlined everything from living expenses to airport transfers, medical insurance advice to Visa information and more:

Your living expenses

Some people join Flying Fish with a lot of spending money but most are on a budget.

Travelling to France

Travelling to France in the next few weeks to start a career in the Superyacht industry? If this is you then there are a couple of points to consider …

Airport transfers

If you book a flight through Flying Fish, we shall meet you on arrival at your destination airport in Preveza, Greece or Sydney Australia.

Visa information

Visa information for Flying Fish and how to apply online. Check if you need a visa to join Flying Fish.

Travel/medical insurance advice

You must hold insurance for medical expenses when you join Flying Fish outside your home country, including cover for your sports activities.

Wherever you plan to travel to and whatever course you take with us, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable time!

If there’s anything else you’d like to know in addition to the above before you get started, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team, they’ll be very happy to help!

member of the Flying Fish team – they’ll be more than happy to help!