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5 day residential courses run on the Isle of Seil famous for it’s Atlantic Bridge, Pulladobhran Anchorage and Tigh-na Truish Inn.

¾ of a mile past the famous Inn on the right of the road is Cnoc a ‘challtuinn  where you will find Ardara Westward Quest’s Residential Sailing School.

5 day Courses spread over two or three weekends are run during the months of November December January  and February.
Self catering accommodation is in Ardara which has 7 beds 3 singles and two doubles.

5 day Shore based Course Day Skipper Theory
5 day Shore based course Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory.
1 day RYA First Aid at Sea.
I day RYA Diesel Engine course

PRICES Please check with us as it depends on your accommodation requirements.

5 day Course   £410  inclusive of meals and coffee.
Hotel or Bed and Breakfast accommodation can be arranged locally within walking distance for those who prefer. There will be an extra charge for this accommodation.

Competent Crew
We are sometimes asked for this course and will run this if there is a demand.
We do however feel that this is a practical subject and that candidates should take this course as a 5 day practical course at  sea.

For details of the accommodation and instructions for finding the school visit

Theory: Shore based Courses