£299 per day

2 Days 10.00 till 17.00

Ratio: Max 3 persons

Difficulty: Beginners

Own boat tuition is an an excellent way of getting to know the capabilities of your own boat whilst completing an RYA course.
We offer own boat tuition on powerboats from our base in Torquay, or we can also come to you – depending on where your boat is based.


A two day course providing the skills and background knowledge needed to drive your own powerboat.
  • Safety equipment onboard
  • Pre departure checks
  • Weather and tides
  • Charts, navigation and understanding your local area
  • Berthing in marinas, mooring on buoys and close quarter handling
  • High speed manoeuvres and crew safety
  • Person over board recovery and prevention
  • Planning and executing a trip using electronic and paper charts
  • Collision regulations
  • Dayshapes, night lights and buoyage

How long is the licence valid?

Your licence will be registered with the RYA so the is always a record, there is no revalidation required.

Can I hire a boat using the licence?

Yes, but in Europe you are best gaining the International Certificate of Competence(ICC), this is just a paperwork exercise as you gain for the ICC with your level 2 licence.

What type of boats can I drive?

The course is for day boat use in the daytime in familiar waters. Once you have gained some more experience and want to venture further afield we hope you will come back to us to do the intermediate course!

  • Passport Photo for the licence
  • Lunch money or packed lunch, there are plenty of local places to get a bite
  • Small bag with extra layers, there is storage on the boat
  • Non slip or trainer style shoe
  • Waterproofs
  • Sun block and hat for those sunny days


Drop us a call or email to discuss dates and get further information.

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