We offer a range of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses. Find out more below.
A one day introduction to Powerboating with no previous experience required.
Provides a practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats. It covers boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.
A course and exam for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio.
No prior experience required.
Basics of radio operation, frequencies, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling, Global Maritime Distress Safety System
A two day course with no previous experience required. May be preceded by Powerboat Level 1.
It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.
This one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, including the recovery position in a confined space, CPR, the drowning protocol, cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure, seasickness and dehydration, medical assistance or advice by VHF, helicopter rescue.
A two day course, including at least one night navigation exercise.
This course aims to teach boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation up to the standards required to drive a planing powerboat safely by day and night in tidal coastal waters
A one day course covering radar wave propagation, radar set components, target definition and discrimination, radar reflectors, types of radar display, radar plotting, navigation, range and bearing.