Category Archives: Powerboat Training

RYA Dinghy and Powerboat Training

Bookings are now open for our programme of Adult and Advanced Dinghy training and Powerboat courses.

RYA Start Sailing (Level 1)

This 2 day RYA certified course, taught over a single weekend, is ideal for those looking for an introduction to sailing, in a safe welcoming environment. 

26-05-2018 – 27-05-2018  Click here for full detail and bookings

21-07-2018 – 21-07-2018  Click here for full detail and bookings

RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)

This 2 day RYA certified course, taught over a single weekend, or those with looking to build confidence, or refresh their skills

21-07-2018 – 21-07-2018  Click here for full detail and bookings

RYA Seamanship Skills
This 2 day RYA certified course, taught over a single weekend, is ideal for those looking extend their sailing skills and make seamanship decisions in moderate conditions.

29-09-2018 – 30-09-2018   Click here for full detail and bookings

RYA Powerboat Course Level 1 & 2
This 2 Day RYA Powerboat Course Level 1&2 is for those with little or no powerboat experience. We will teach you all you need to know to handle a small/medium RIB confidently on inland water in good conditions. .

Sunday 15th & 22nd July 2018  Click here for full detail and bookings

Full details of these or other RYA courses can be found here,

If you are looking for RYA Youth Stages see visit our Sunday Youth Page.

For any questions or interest in other RYA courses please contact us below.

Powerboat

This is the RYA powerboat scheme.  We offer a combined level 1 & 2 course and the Safety Boat course at Weir Wood.Only coastal centres offer the Intermediate and Advanced courses.  If you have any questions, please contact us below:

Contacts: Powerboat Training

PositionName Email  
Chief Powerboat Instructor
Richard Haw Send A Message 
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Powerboat Basic Skills (Level 1 & Level 2)

Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None.  Minimum age 14
Course content All you need to know for self-sufficient powerboating at a basic level. Course includes launching, mooring, anchoring and recovery plus all the boat  driving skills required for basic competence in a powerboat
Ability after course Self-sufficient powerboat in the right conditions: aware of own limitations and those of craft
Duration 2 days

Safety Boat Course

Pre-course experience Competent to Powerboat Level 2
Assumed knowledge Basic knowledge of sailing boats.  Minimum age 16
Course content Boat handling, rescue techniques for sailing dinghies, windsurfers and canoes, and tows. Rescuing people from the water
Ability after course Able to provide safety cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing
Duration 2 days