A practical introduction to boat handling and safety
For 8 years and above
The perfect start to safe 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.
This Year Brings Us a new Boat "Four Two"
A 6.4m Ribcraft With 175 hp Suzuki Outboard
We are very impressed with everything about her..
We have some extra Gadgets too, A Radar and AIS.
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.
We can offer any training you wish,Including the standard RYA courses and any bespoke course of your design
We are looking forward to seeing everyone on the water.
Booking Now for 2023 Season ?
Perhaps think about the following.
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 Your Children Drive Inflatables and Ribs
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 Would Be A Perfect Start.
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.
Is an MCA coded commercial RIB Powered by a Suzuki 140 hp four stroke engine, fully equipped with the latest electronics and safety equipment.