Falmouth School of Sailing has been working out of Falmouth since 1981. Run by four different owners since starting in 1981 and is currently own by a family who have owned it since 2005. The school started off teaching people sailing in dinghies and has progressed on through the years to teaching powerboating, keelboat sailing and yachting. We pride of selves on quality tuition and have a high stranded for all our courses. Our aim to make your time with us the best we can.
We are a friendly family run sailing and powerboat training school located in one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world. Situated off the Fal Estuary, in the heart of the historical maritime town of Falmouth. The local waters provide one of the most versatile and picturesque locations for Watersports in the Europe. Falmouth School of Sailing is an independent, fully recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training and Chartering School.
The clear water, sheltered creeks and mild temperatures of the Fal estuary provide fine natural oyster beds, sustaining the last remaining oyster fisheries still dredging under sail and oar in Europe. Falmouth's maritime tradition is regularly celebrated through regattas and festivals.
The port is still working with big ships arriving for fuel or refit. We have a mixture of beaches and working docks giving Falmouth both work and tourist elements.
Falmouth's natural harbour is the third largest deep-water harbour in the world, the traditional gateway to the Atlantic and one of the world's great sailing harbours. Our office is situated within an established marina and is a short walk from the town.
Address: Falmouth Yacht Marina, North Parade, Falmouth, TR11 2TD
Surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty and just moments away from fabulous sailing waters. Find out why Mylor Yacht Harbour is the perfect base for motor and sailing yachts in the South West.
Mylor Yacht Harbour is a centre of excellence for the restoration and care of yachts and motor boats, providing a full complement of services afloat and ashore.
Mylor Chandlery, are a UK based family run, friendly chandlers and formed in 1985, we have grown into one of the largest chandleries in the South West of England. A large and varied stock is carried ranging from all the items needed to build or refurbish any craft of any shape or size, whether you need the latest in high-tech paints and sealants, new heating systems right down to the smallest nuts and bolts.
In the 60's and 70's Macsalvors consolidated it's surplus business but with changes in the way the M.O.D disposed of its surplus meant Macsalvors had to change too. This change led to the introduction of new goods and a whole new side to the business was born.
Since this time Macsalvors has supplied goods all over the world and have sold: Cornish shovels to Australia, ship refuelling hose to Canada, electric generating plant to Africa and ships equipment to France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Norway, Portugal and Spain (and the U.K. of course).
Our range of goods now includes: boat chandlery, building material, engineering supplies, hand and power tools, new and used office furniture, footwear, clothing and leisure products.
We also specialise in factory clearance.
Address: Macsalvors at The Boathouse, Commercial Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8AE
Established in 1825, Penrose Sailmakers based in Falmouth Cornwall, has a team of six sailmakers with around 100 years of experience to draw upon. We have a reputation for providing high quality sails and service built on years of listening to our customers. This has led to us becoming OEM suppliers to Pendennis Shipyard and Rustler Yachts.
As well as building high quality sails we offer a complete range of sailmaking services including the design and construction of all types of covers, canopies, awnings and upholstery for yachts of all sizes.
We provide a 24 hour repair service for cruising yachts or an overnight service for entrants in regattas such as Falmouth Week. We can also undertake emergency repairs to yacht covers and upholstery if the need should arise. You will find us easily accessible by road or sea.
Address: 50 Church St, Upton Slip, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3DS
A J Marine have been established in Falmouth as an independent Volvo Penta engineer for the last 6 years. Having worked on Volvo Penta engines and drives for 30 years in total, having a wealth of knowledge on petrols and diesels alike from the compact 2000 series to the latest D1's and 2's, up to the mighty D6-D9 inboard engines. We can also carry out saildrive and stern drive servicing and repairs.
Vessel management is also a service offered, whether your vessel needs a coat of antifoul, engine service or replacement, AJ Marine can assist in all areas of yacht and powerboat maintenance. Using genuine Volvo Penta parts and accesories, if not in stock can usually source for next day. We can also assist with generator servicing and repairs supplying original engine manufacturer (OEM) parts where necessary.
Other engine makes we can asist with include:
Marine Engineering Looe is the largest and longest established Volvo Penta Dealer in the south west, with branches in Plymouth and Torbay. Owned by the Newton family for over 50 years, the senior partner is Robert Newton, himself offering over 45years of hands on experience with Volvo Penta products. This knowledge combined with a team of highly motivated qualified engineering and support staff puts Marine Engineering Looe at the fore front of expertise with all Volvo Penta products.
Address: Unit 3, Ponsharden Industrial Estate, Falmouth
A2 Rigging is a team of multi skilled marine and architectural riggers who have been established in Cornwall for 19 years. Having identified a need for a totally independent service, A2 offers impartial advice on any project.
We have the skills and network to be able to supply whatever rigging product is required for any given project. This could be wire, rod, PBO or running rigging in both high tech and standard materials in the marine environment.
Based in Falmouth, Cornwall, we carry out projects throughout the UK and Europe and have even travelled to Grenada to re-mast a yacht adding to our international experience.
In our purpose built 3000 square foot loft SKB Sails merges traditional sailmaking skills and eye for detail along with the latest CAD design software from SmarAzure and our own in-house Blackman & White cutting arm. Coupled with performance sail cloth, threads, tapes and hardware we can guarantee the quality of our sails.
SKB are also proud to offer a top quality bespoke cover-making service. From hatch covers and Dodgers to Sprayhoods, Sailcovers, Biminiís and Cockpit tents through to over-all boat covers and winter lay-up covers, we offer a complete service of patterning, manufacture and fit.
Our marine upholstery department provides a complete design and make service including patterning and tailoring new foams to create seating and sleeping solutions suitable for any area.
Boatvaletingcornwall was created to look after your investment to the highest standard. Whether you have a boat that needs bringing back to life or a brand new vessel that you want to stay looking that way, we will have an affordable solution for you.
The business was first started in 1978 and Simon has been trading successfully ever since those early days. Simon specialises in all aspects of marine engineering for the pleasure boat industry along with some commercial work. All types of small and large inboard engines are worked on. The flexibility of the business has led not only to the latest in marine technology worked on but also much older engines often considered uneconomical for repair by larger firms.
We are a long-established friendly family run group of businesses offering high quality leisure and professional services in sailing, powerboating, offshore safety and boat chartering. Being situated within the historical maritime town of Falmouth, one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world, the local waters of the Fal Estuary provide one of the most versatile, and picturesque locations for watersports in Europe.
Our shore based courses include: VHF radio, Day Skipper and Costal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory courses as well first aid (work place, RYA and STCW) and health & safety training. These are delivered at our well-equipped main training facility at Bridge House, Tregoniggie, Falmouth.
Falmouth Training Solutions FTS, Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS) and Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) all run alongside each other as sister companies. FSOS is a well established company with a vast and respected reputation throughout the maritime industry in Falmouth. FPS is a much-respected deliverer of powerboating courses, running training through the entire syllabus right up to commercial levels through Falmouth School of Sailing, which is a recognised training centre with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
Address: Falmouth Training Solutions, Bridge House, Tregoniggie, Falmouth, TR114SN