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Bisham Abbey Sailing & Navigation School Ltd

Bisham Abbey Sailing & Navigation School Ltd

We are a RYA training centre established in 1991, on the River Thames near Marlow. We have offer the full range of RYA classroom courses or pratical boat handling courses either on your boat or on our Narrowboat, Widebeam, River Cruiser or Dutch Barge.

We are the longest standing dedicated RYA training on the upper reaches of the Thames and we regually travel to customers own boats on the Grand Union, Stratford upon Avon, Oxford, and Kennet & Avon Canal.

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  • Watersports centre

  • School or community activities

  • Cruising / boat club

  • Watersports club

  • Sailing club


National Sports Centre

Marlow Road
Near Marlow

Access Information

We are an RYA sailability centre and fully equipted with wheel chair accessable facilities for our classroom. We can also offer accessable sailing in toppers and a sunbird sailing dinghy dependany on level of customers disablity.
  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately