RYA Training Centre logoWelcome to Rival Sailing. We deliver RYA Sail Cruising courses at James Watt Dock Marina in Greenock. We also offer a range of informal sailing activities in the West of Scotland and beyond.  Join us aboard legendary sail training yacht East End Endeavour!                                                                                    









Hoping to work in the maritime industry? RYA qualifications are globally recognised and Scotland is a great place to learn! We provide a range of RYA sailing courses, including Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster™ preparation.  

Sailing novice? Try out your sea legs with an introductory day sail or book an RYA Start Yachting or Competent Crew course to learn the ropes.

Looking for memorable holiday with friends or family? Plan a weekend cruise or skippered holiday charter and sail in the Firth of Clyde or explore the Hebridean islands.

Seeking experience and sea miles? Join one of our mile builders and discover Scotland’s wonderful west coast islands as you improve your practical and navigational skills.

Considering buying a boat of your own? Get to grips with boat handling by booking informal tuition or joining us on a course or refresher cruise. We also provide boat deliveries and management advice.

All of our services are led by an experienced RYA Instructor. Our Rival 41C sail training yacht, East End Endeavour, operates in and beyond the beautiful Firth of Clyde – gateway to Scotland’s top sailing destinations. Stunning scenery, abundant marine life, rich heritage and vibrant culture… the West Coast has it all! 

Please explore our site to find out more about us and our sailing services. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for on our FAQ page feel free to contact us before booking.


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