RYA Training in Greece 

IonianMode is a Recognized  RYA Training centre based in Sivota Bay Lefkas in Greece. We offer a full range of RYA Practical and Shore-based training. Join us and take part in all our courses, at an RYA Recognised Training Centre with experienced and friendly instructors on hand to help you towards quality training. Learn with us!

You will find our available sailing courses below:

RYA Training Centre
Practical Cources
During our RYA practical sail cruising courses you will sail to and overnight at nearby islands, bays and harbours. You will live aboard a school yacht, experience the joys of cruising in the Greek Islands, whilst gaining valuable qualifications.

This combination of theory and practical courses is aiming to train beginners in order to be able to skipper a yacht safely with confidence in familiar waters by day and experienced skippers for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore exams.

RYA Shorebased Courses
We provide a wide range of RYA shorebased courses, including navigation, meteorology, collision regulations and safety procedures in conjunction with radio communication. From Day Skipper right through to Yachtmaster.

Other Courses
We also provide ICC assessments by our qualified RYA qualified instructors in order to acquire an International Certificate of Competence.


ionianMode was established in 2020 and it is a Recognised RYA Training Centre based in Sivota on the island of Lefkas in the Ionian Sea. Our Training Centre consists of experienced sailing instructors, skippers, engineers, and yachting professionals. Having spent more than a decade in the area and working with a variety of yachts and sailors our experience and our local knowledge, together with our passion for sailing can guarantee that your sailing adventure will be successful and unforgettable.

Our RYA Training Center offers:

Our fleet complies with international safety regulations,  is very well maintained by our engineers, and is fully equipped. Our team also provides technical support to all of our guests during their charter and courses in the Ionian area.

All of our crew members have been trained and are adequately qualified to provide high-quality services with the safety of their students and guests as their priority. 

We work as a team and every one of us contributes our experience and knowledge towards the planning of each course and sailing adventure. We offer planned courses and adventure sailing holidays, to combine training with fun, holidays, and exploring. We also offer planned trips and courses for solo sailors, new sailors, experienced sailors, families, and friends.

We love what we do and sailing is our passion. At the same time, we keep ourselves updated with the latest industry qualifications, so we can use our knowledge and our passion in the best possible way – to offer unique sailing training, entertainment, and adventures to our guests.

More information about the RYA Scheme can be found at the official RYA Website ( www.rya.org.uk ) 

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