Nick Pannell, fully qualified teachers of many years experience, use their expertise now to run classes in
all aspects of the RYA Shorebased courses. Nick has been sailing
since 1977 and Lesley since 1983.
Nick, the Principal, was for some years the Principal of Bewl Valley
Sailing School and before that the Principal of Croydon Schools Sailing
Association (a total of over 20 years). He is fully qualified to teach
dinghy sailing, powerboating, DSC VHF Radio and First Aid. Lesley although
teaching mainly in Croydon Adult Education is
also an RYA First Aid Instructor. We
also use instructors from Norfolk and have developed links with practical
sailing schools in Norfolk and Essex.
PanPan offer small, effective and
friendly classes in all the RYA Shorebased courses for: Day
Skipper, Coastal Skipper, Yachmaster,
Yachtmaster Ocean, RYA
First Aid and RYA DoT VHF DSC Short Range
Top-up courses to suit the individual are a feature of our operation. Just
give us a ring to discuss your requirements and we will tailor the course
to suit you.
Our aim is to give you the background knowledge to sail your dinghy or
cruiser safely and to enjoy this exciting sport.
We associate with practical sailing schools on the South Coast and on
the East Coast to help you develop your practical skills, so, from Croydon
as a base, there is no limit to the extent of your sailing possibilities!