Welcome to Elite Sailing – Kent’s Sailing Centre

Elite Sailing is an accredited RYA training centre that provides Professional and Leisure sail and power qualifications for every level, from complete beginners to the experienced. We offer regular courses and mile builder opportunities for the active enthusiast.

Elite Sailing is based in Chatham, under an hour from central London.

We offer Skipper training from RYA Day Skipper to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal, Offshore and Ocean, plus Adventure sailing holidays all around Britain and NW Europe that deliver exciting opportunities, fabulous experiences, great camaraderie, and friendships along the journey.

If you are looking to improve, refresh, or simply want to learn how to sail or motor – get in contact.

We will be happy to tell you more about our courses and what we have available over the coming weeks and months.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Welcome to Guardian Marine Training – Part of the Elite Sailing Team

Guardian Marine Training Services Ltd has been at the forefront of RYA Powerboat and PWC training for many years. In November 2022 the company was brought into new ownership, proudly keeping the original Guardian brand and RYA recognition while being managed and operated side by side with Elite Sailing.

We offer the full range of RYA Powerboat courses including PB1, PB2, Intermediate and Advanced Powerboat including the CoC Exam Prep. RIB skippered charter and RYA Powerboat Instructor courses are also available. RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency courses are offered too – either on our or your PWC.

Guardian Marine Yacht Services Ltd – sister company to Guardian Marine Training – specialises in providing training services to Superyacht crews.

Check out the Powerboat and PWC pages on this website or contact us to enquire about any aspect of training or RIB skippered charter