SALCOMBE POWERBOAT SCHOOL

 

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RYA Level 1 Start Powerboating

A practical introduction to boat handling and safety

For 8 years and above

The perfect start to safe powerboating.
 

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RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competance.

For 12 years and above

The essential course for all boat owners.

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RYA Intermediate Powerboating

Covers practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters, using a wide variety of navigational techniques.

An ideal course for those who have successfully completed Level 2 but want to further their powerboat skills and qualifications.

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RYA Advanced Powerboating

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by powerboat drivers operating by day and night in known or unfamiliar waters, the skipper's role and boat handling in more demanding waters.

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Ribs 4 kids

A Unique Junior Training program specific to driving inflatable tenders in Salcombe Harbour

For 8 years and above

The perfect start to safe powerboating.

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Salcombe Powerboat School News

2017 SEASON NEWS.

 

We are busy taking bookings for the coming season at the moment so if you know your availabilty Please book early.

We are running all of our usual courses including Inflatable tender training in our new boat, including our reinvented Ribs4Kids courses.

We can do any training you wish so have a look at the following to point you in the right direction.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone on the water.

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Booking Now for 2017 Season.

 

Are You And Your Boat Ready For The Upcoming Season.

  • Harbour Dues Paid, Sticker On Boat ?
  • Flares in Date ?
  • Fire Extinguisher in Date ?
  • Vhf Radio Licenced / And You Licenced To Operate It ?
  • Do You Remember How To Use Your Boat Electronics ?
  • Do You Feel Confident Afloat After 6 Months Off ?

 

Perhaps a Day Refresher Course Including a “Free” Boat Check To Cover The Above


Why Do I Need A Rya Level 2 Course.

  • Cheap Insurance (Through Some Brokers) ?
  • Need To Use A Powerboat On Your Holiday Abroad ?
  • Want To Work In The Harbour / Afloat ?
  • Want To Work Abroad, Summer Camps / Sailing Schools ?
  • Want To Feel Confident And Safe Whilst Afloat ?
  • Are You Using Your Boat To Its Potential ?

 

An Rya National Powerboat Level 1 Or 2 Course. Or Simply A Refresher Is For You.


Do You Have An Inflatable Tender Or Tiller Engine.

  • Are You And Your Children Aware Of The Local Bylaws ?
  • Do you and Your Children know Where It Is Safe to Drive ?
  • Can You And Your Children Beach It Safely ?
  • Are You And Your Children Using It Safely ?

 

An Rya 1 Course Or Bespoke Course For You And Your Family In Our Inflatable With Tiller Engine Will Be A Perfect Start.


 

PRINCIPAL

Chris Stidston-Nott

Chris, a former Royal Marine, is also coxwain and trainer for the Hope Cove Lifeboat crew. He is an RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor with more than 25 years teaching experience both on and off the water.

THE BOATS

Ribcraft 5.85m


"RAIDER"

Is an MCA coded commercial RIB Powered by a Suzuki 140 hp four stroke engine, fully equipped with the latest electronics and safety equipment.