Course Cancellation Summary

As per our standard terms of business, below is a summary of our cancellation policy.


 In the case of cancellation by the student, if insufficient notice is given as per details below in 1 - 3 and/or your cancelled place on the course is not filled by another student on a fee paying basis, you will forfeit the entire course fee. 

 1. Students cancelling a course with 28 days or more notice from the course start date will receive a refund of course fees less the admin fee detailed below.
 2. Students cancelling a course with 14 days or more notice from the course start date will not receive any refund but can select an alternative course date from our live course calendar system, subject to administration fee described below. 
 3. Students cancelling a course with less than 14 days notice from the course date will not receive a refund, however they can re-book a course date of their choice and will received a 25% refund of this fee as a gesture of goodwill. 
 4. All course date changes & cancellations incur a flat rate administration fee of £20. This fee is automatically charged to the payment method used for the initial booking.
 5. Special events such as Cowes Week, Cross Channel Sailing and Racing are not eligible for the 14 day change of date offer as detailed in parts 2 & 3 above. Part 1 above still applies.

If, for any reason, Solent Boat Training is unable to offer the confirmed course we will refund the deposit and any balance paid. Solent Boat Training will not be responsible for any other costs including accommodation or transportation if a course is cancelled. We will inform students as soon as possible if a course will not take place.


Solent Boat Training is not responsible for course cancellation due to poor weather. As a gesture of goodwill SBT will try to rearrange any course affected by weather in full or in part. However additional fees may be charged, but will be kept to a minimum, eg boat charter costs.

Our full terms of business are available here.