OWN BOAT TUITION

We offer own boat tuition for up to individuals or groups of up to 3 persons.

ABOUT THE COURSE

£40 per hour

Ratio: Max 3 persons

Difficulty: Beginners

Own boat tuition is an an excellent way of getting to know the capabilities of your own boat.
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.

Whether you simply just want to get confident at the helm, need assistance in berthing, or want full tuition in how to handle your boat safely and confidently then we can assist.

We can also offer the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate using your own boat.

Pricing for own boat tuition is £40 per hour and can be for up to 3 persons.  If you want to gain your RYA Powerboat Level 2 course in your own boat prices are from £280 per person.

We do require proof of insurance and some basic safety equipment onboard your boat – please get in touch for more information.

Our training can include but is not limited to:

  • 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
  • Planing 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

Is this suitable for me?

This is own boat tuition on your boat therefore the training can be tailored to suit your needs.  Whatever you are not confident on we can assist with.

Can I obtain my Powerboat Level 2 certificate?

Yes, we can do this on your own boat with you for up to 3 persons.  We will also include some theory work on buoys, navigation planning and charts.

What safety equipment is needed?

We will need proof of insurance for your boat.  We also need basic safety equipment such as lifejackets, anchor with chain and warp, flares, first aid kit, chart plotter with depth sounder, spare kill cord and fire extinguishers.  Fuel is also needed.  A full list will be given upon enquiry.

BOOK YOUR COURSE TODAY!

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

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