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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!

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:

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:

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!

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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 before you head to the airport.

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Travelling to France

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.

Our accommodation in Manly, called Pine Court, is on Pine Street, half way up Manly beach. Arguably one of the best streets in Manly, 100m from the beach, surrounded by cafe’s and restaurants. Manly is famous for surfing, beach side cafes and the laid back lifestyle.

You can view Manly in the map below, our accommodation is unit 6,

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Club Vass

Flying Fish is Based at Club Vass in Vassiliki bay, the perfect setting to become an instructor!

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Windsurfing Instructor course

Flying Fish crew accommodation, Cowes

Flying Fish offer accommodation in Cowes for all customers who are aged 18 or over, in one of our our crew houses. Only 5 minutes walk to our training centre

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accommodation in Cowes

Vassiliki FAQs

Find out what we get asked about our Water sports Training in Vassiliki.

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Flying Fish FAQ's

Cowes, Isle of Wight

The little sailing town of Cowes is justly famous as the birthplace of world yacht racing and its position on the Solent is unrivalled.

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The Fish House

Our accommodation at the Fish House is perfectly positioned, between the Vassiliki village and the beach. It is a 10-15 minute walk from the Fish house to Club Vass where all training takes place.

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Vasiliki, Greece

Flying Fish training Centre in Greece

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become a windsurfing instructor

Your living expenses

Some people join Flying Fish with a lot of spending money but most are on a budget. If you stay in our accommodation you will share a kitchen with housemates from your course or event and you can eat quite cheaply.

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Airport transfers

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

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Sydney, Australia

Flying Fish Australia is based in a spectacular location on one of Sydney's pristine beaches at Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC).

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Visa Information

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

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