Sailing Courses

Waypoint Amsterdam is a RYA sailing school in Amsterdam, Holland, specialising in RYA sailing courses. We offer the whole range of RYA (Royal Yachting Association) courses from Competent Crew to Yachtmaster.

From our location in Amsterdam we run a modern fleet of well equiped yachts ranging from 32 – 42 feet. We are in the perfect location to explore the IJsselmeer and sail the North Sea and Waddenzee.

Our professional instructors are a quarantee for high quality sailtraining tailored to your needs. No matter if you are an absolute beginner or a more experienced sailor, After successful  completion of the will obtain a worldwide recognised RYA certificate . All our sailing courses are taught in English.

Students live aboard for the duration of the course and it is an excellent opportunity to visit some of the scenic ports in the IJsselmeer and Waddenzee as we will stay in a different port every night. Over 70 % of our customers book a course individually and it is a great way of meeting new people with similar interests.

RYA Courses

Our Sailing school

RYA day skipper


Excellent combination of fun and learning !



Frequent Asked Questions



Handy and free articles



Overview of all RYA courses