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Nick S

"Highly recommended course, with a well planned layout and structure, imparting the necessary knowledge in detail, without being overbearing.  The instructors were always very helpful and prompt through email, and the whole experience made the process of learning Yachtmaster theory, an enjoyable one.  Thanks."


"Just a quick note to say thanks for all your support during my course. I would recommend it to any and everyone as the best and only way to gain the knowledge prior to safely getting on the water"

Heather I

"A superb learning experience, pushing me out of my comfort zone, with positive outcomes! I would happily recommend the team at Urban Truant."

David S

"Having attended courses before I wasn’t initially sure I would get on with working in isolation, but it was great! I was able to speed up in sections I was familiar with and take my time where I needed it."


"I passed my Day Skipper Practical course last week thanks to being able to put the brilliant coursework from urban truant into practice. I have found the information to be well written and laid out which has been very helpful."

Oliver D

"I thought the course was very well structured and was particularly impressed with the online learning environment. I found that I learnt a lot and it has greatly encouraged me to continue to develop as a sailor.


"Many thanks for taking the time to help and once again for providing what has been excellent support allround.
I’ll be ordering my coastal theory in the next week or two!"


"I thought that the online training has been really well put together. A nice mix of reading online, videos, reading supporting material etc and the module tests give good coverage. I have accessed the material from an iPad and my desktop with no issues on either, even with a pretty poor broadband signal by my desktop. And the way that the exam was marked and then made available for resitting specific questions was great – much better than repeating everything. Overall the online classroom has a very professional look and feel.
I am aware that I could do with a bit more depth of knowledge in some/many of the areas, so will enjoy revisiting as and when required over coming months."


"I would recommend Urban Truant and Sailing Course Online to anyone who is doing their Day Skipper ticket"


"A very belated thank you for your time in the classroom the other day.  I found your explanation and clarification of the issues I was encountering with the Chart work clear.  I found it very beneficial and I was reassured after our conversation that I should be able to pass the exam. 
Your set up there is fantastic and very welcoming."


"I am just back from Greece and have now passed my Day Skipper practical. Absolutely delighted! Thanks again, the E-learning course was great."


"Excellent learning facility, I've recommended it to my mate who will be in touch!"


"Thanks for the email and tips. I really enjoyed the course, the material is well thought out and simple to understand and the kit you supply is very good, but the best bit of the course is the service, support and the exceptionally quick response time and patience that you/Urban Truant have provided which has made the whole process less stressful.
Overall a great choice of provider at a great price with great service.
It has been a real pleasure and I look forward to booking some practical training with you soon."


"Many thanks for sending the pack so quickly. Ordered the course yesterday, after lunch, and got the pack this morning.

All the online material and accompanying pack looks absolutely excellent and have already made a start.

Looking forward to recommending everything already!!"


"Very Comprehensive and easy to navigate."


"Congratulations on your course, I love it. I choose Urban Truant based on the 1 day trial you are offering which allows to check on the quality of the course. Stands above the rest for sure."


"I recently completed your RYA Short Range certificate course – I think I have said before that I found it amazing.  The on-line interaction makes it feel live and it is very easy to learn."


"The online course modules were very well presented and myself and Steve (my husband) have really learnt so much. We particularly like the videos as the guy explains things so simply (and is quite amusing too."


"I'd just like to say how impressed I was with the online course. The interaction is amazing!"


"Thank you so much for taking time to talk me through that question today, and for all your support and encouragement throughout the l-o-n-g time it has taken me to get this far. You have been exceptionally kind in extending my access to the course material again and again, and it is very satisfying to have finally completed it.
The real adventure begins now, and I'm looking forward to putting the theory into practice as and when opportunities arise, and then on a regular basis when David retires next year - can't wait!
I have recommended Urban Truant to several friends, and will continue to do so."


"Thanks, that's great news. I really enjoyed the course, and thought the way it was broken down was great.
I'm hoping to join you for a practical course sometime in July or August, and maybe combine my trip with the VHF certificate."


"I am most impressed with the set up."


"Wow that is fast service. I can see it with the courier in Malta already. 
Thought that it could take weeks but this is definitely fast enough!
Thank you for really good service!"


"I was very impressed with Urban Truant course and service"


"I’ve really enjoyed the learning and the whole on-line experience has been fantastic."


"I thoroughly enjoyed the course which includes lots of great material."


"At least I won't be complacent in future knowing how easy it is to make a mistake (for a wally anyway). Thank you for working into the evening to resolve this for me and for your patience, it's very much appreciated.
Thanks again for all your help. I've really enjoyed the course."


"I can only say I am very impressed with the level of tuition and help that as a complete novice i have received from your company and can't wait to continue with my course."


"I will definitely keep you in mind when I want to progress my sailing knowledge even further! I found the online teaching very clear and convenient."


"Really enjoyed the course. I can honestly say one of the best elearning experiences I have had. I think the material was well presented, organised and structured. The videos are a huge bonus. The repetition make sure you grasp the content. Well designed.
I will be recommending you to everyone!"


"I think my results reflects the quality of the modules and resources UT provide."

Director of Pupil Development and Leadership - Charterhouse School

"I am currently engaged on the RYA Yachtmaster theory course online. Should you be able, do please thank the author/narrator of the series of training videos that accompany the course. His calm, confident and good natured commentary has been an enormous help throughout the course, to the point that watching these video clips has been an absolute highlight of the course. You chose the perfect character for this role!