The 2018-19 Training Programme is now finalised. Course details are outlined below.

Links to downloadable application forms are at the foot of the page.

To view clearer pdf versions of the programme please click the image above.


The Club is a registered RYA Training Establishment. All courRYA training logoses are held at the Maldon Little Ship Clubhouse on the Hythe at Maldon. Coffee, tea & biscuits etc. are provided free for all course attendees. Parking is available on the quay by arrangement with the Maldon Council free of charge (quay building works permitting). Our Tutors are very experienced in teaching these courses and all have extensive personal sailing experience.
The MLSC is now one of the best equipped training centres with all the latest electronic aids making the MLSC a centre of excellence. These courses are open to non-members and members alike. They are also available for EDAP funding (Ford employees). MLSC members receive a 10% reduction in fees.
The Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Off-Shore (Coastal Skipper) shorebased courses, run for 26 weeks approximately 2 hours each session.  You will be required to study at home and complete home-work papers for assessment. All the RYA publications required for the courses are included in the course fee. Each student will require their own plotting equipment. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling on the Yachtmaster Off-Shore course will have already completed the Day Skipper course. For further details see the panels above.
The Short Range Radio Certificate (GMDSS) courses are now run in line with new regulations and covers the operation VHF & DSC radios. Instruction takes place over seven hours and is followed by an assessment conducted by an external examiner.
Last Sunday in the month: Sept – April. Start time: 09.00 until late. (RYA requires 8 hours tuition + assessment). Course fee £90 includes coursebook. RYA assessment and Certification £60.This is a hands-on course using the latest ICOM radios.
Non-members who enrol for the navigation courses enjoy student membership of the MLSC during their attendance and can apply to join the Club when their course has ended. The normal joining fee is waived if they are accepted as members and only the annual subscription will be payable.

Course Application Forms

Click here for printable 2018/19 application form (Word document) or,
Click here for printable 2018/19 application form (Pdf file)

Contact: John Rogers – Training Principal.   Telephone – 01621-853841 or email email hidden; JavaScript is required