Terms and Conditions

Terms of Payment:

A deposit of £100 per person is due with the completed booking form for each course. The balance of the fee is due four weeks before the start of the course. A1 Sailing reserves the right without further notification to relet reserved places where the balance of the fee has not been paid by the due date.


A1 Sailing reserves the right to cancel any course or activity. Where this is necessary a proportional refund will be made or an alternative course or activity offered. No additional liability for compensation or expenses will be accepted by A1 Sailing. Reserved places that are cancelled in writing by a student more than four weeks prior to the starting date will result in the  deposit being forfeited. Cancellations by a student within four weeks of the starting date will result in the forfeit of the full fee but in either case it may be possible to claim under your personal insurance. In the event that any activity or course has to be commenced or terminated at any other place or time than that indicated in the programme or joining instructions it will be the students responsibility to arrange and pay for any accommodation or travel costs involved.


A1 Sailing., its servants, agents, instructors, sailing masters do not accept any responsibility for any loss damage or injury suffered by any persons and/or their property arising out of or during the course of their activities whilst training, instructing or otherwise unless such loss or damage was caused by or resulted from negligence.


You will have the best chance of reserving your first choice of dates if you telephone or E-mail your requirements now!

Such reservations need to be confirmed with a completed booking form and deposit within 5 days.

Any balance of fee is due four weeks before your course starts.

Vessel Charter Terms:

35% of the total price for the charter is payable as a deposit to secure any booking. 65% balance must be paid 4 weeks before the charter start date.

The security deposit must be paid by credit card on arrival and before the charter can commence.

Damage to the contracted vessel or another craft or object will be rectified by payment from the security deposit.

How to Book

Email-us for availability, course / charter information, and discount.

Telephone us, we’ll be pleased to help with any query.

Once you have the course / charter and dates agreed just fill out the online booking form and submit it we will confirm receipt within 48 hours.

Your booking is secured but provisional until deposit is received.

RYA Courses: (A1 Sailing School)

Deposit, £100 per person and full balance is due four (4) weeks before the course begins.


Deposit, 35% on booking and balance due four (4) weeks before charter begins.

*Payments can be made by Cheque*, Credit/Debit Card or Bank transfer.

*Cheques should be made payable to A1 Sailing and sent to our office. – 20 New Rd. Burnham on Crouch. Essex. CMO 8EH

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