We are a long-established friendly family run group of businesses offering high quality leisure and professional services in sailing, powerboating, offshore safety and boat chartering. Being situated within the historical maritime town of Falmouth, one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world, the local waters of the Fal Estuary provide one of the most versatile, and picturesque locations for watersports in Europe.
Our shore based courses include: VHF radio, Day Skipper and Costal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory courses as well first aid (work place, RYA and STCW) and health & safety training. These are delivered at our well-equipped main training facility at Bridge House, Tregoniggie, Falmouth.
Falmouth Training Solutions FTS, Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS) and Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) all run alongside each other as sister companies. FSOS is a well established company with a vast and respected reputation throughout the maritime industry in Falmouth. FPS is a much-respected deliverer of powerboating courses, running training through the entire syllabus right up to commercial levels through Falmouth School of Sailing, which is a recognised training centre with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
Falmouth Training Solutions Ltd
The requirements of the commercial maritime industry are growing significantly and with that growth, there are genuine needs for quality training. Falmouth Training Solutions offers that “Quality in Training” through our experienced instructors from operational backgrounds and the well-equipped facilities that are available to us.
FTS is at the forefront of training in the Southwest and is the only provider in Cornwall who can offer all the MCA STCW elements required for the complete Basic STCW course delivered locally to Falmouth. This STCW qualification is the minimum employment requirement for any seafarer working within a commercial role and has five elements:
Falmouth Powerboat School
Falmouth Powerboat School was started in 2011 to work alongside its sister companies Falmouth Training Solutions and Falmouth School of Sailing. The School manages all the powerboat training and chartering for FSOS.
FPS offers friendly and approachable powerboat training with instructors who have operational commercial experience on our own boats and also on clients’ own boats. Due to the mild winter climate of Cornwall we are able to offer courses all year round. For the experienced and qualified client we have a range of powerboats for charter.
Falmouth School of Sailing
Falmouth School of Sailing was established in Falmouth in 1981and its current owner and family have run it since 2005. The school started off as a sessional training school teaching sailing in a range of dinghies and has now expanded and offers courses all year round teaching powerboating, keelboat sailing and a large number of the theory and specialist RYA accredited course as well as non-accredited course. Falmouth Powerboat School was created to manage of the powerboat side of the company and chartering.
Falmouth School of Sailing is an independent, fully recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training and Chartering School.
We pride of selves on quality tuition and have a high standard for all our courses. Our aim to make your time with us the best we can
At the heart of our organisations are our experienced instructors, trainers and skippers from operational backgrounds, supported by our dedicated administrative team who are here to ensure you get the most from your visit to us.
We have a range of boats so that we can offer the most suitable for you.
Our sailing boats range from the well-established Laser Pico dinghies to our keelboat, a 20ft Oyster Catcher. Our boats have been chosen to offer you a range of different craft to experience when training or chartering with us on the beautiful coastal waters of Cornwall.
- Laser Picos;
20 ft Oyster Catcher.
- 5.0m Humber assault RIB powered by a 60hp Mariner engine;
- 6.2m Avon Adventure powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine.