COVID-19 UPDATE

05.01.21 - Due to yesterday's announcement of a third national lockdown, Ocean Sports Tuition will be closing temporarily until we are told we can safely reopen. 

In the mean time, we are continuing to take bookings for courses that take place from March onwards and we will be contacting anyone who has a booking before then, to arrange an alternative date for your course.

If you have any questions, or need to reschedule an existing booking, please don't hesitate to contact our team by calling 02381 242 159. Thank you for all of your continued support, we look forward to welcoming you back onto the water as soon as possible!

OCEAN SPORTS TUITION: POWERBOAT TRAINING SPECIALISTS

POWERBOAT COURSES

Whether you’re dipping your toe in the water for the first time, looking to hone your skills at an advanced level or even become a RYA powerboat instructor our range of powerboat courses have something for everyone. The RYA Powerboat Level 2 is the best all round RYA powerboat course for all entry levels.

For the more advanced or those wishing to embark on a career as a professional skipper or RYA instructor we also have a full range of courses to test you more.

YACHTMASTER ACADEMY

Looking to become a professional skipper or challenge yourself by attaining the internationally respected Yachtmaster™ qualification. The Yachtmaster Academy is the perfect place to train.

New to motor cruising? There’s a range of RYA Motor Cruising Courses to suit everyone. From Helmsman for the compete beginner to Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper for the more adventurous or those looking to venture farther afield in their own boat or to charter up to 24m in the UK or abroad.

BARE BOAT RIB CHARTER

Why not charter a boat with us and develop your new boating skills on your own or on an assisted charter? New students that have completed a RYA Powerboat Level 2 course with us can book a bareboat charter and enjoy a 20% discount on published full day rates. All you need to undertake a bareboat charter or assisted charter is a valid RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate.

OWN BOAT
TUITION

Would you like to perfect that through tide mooring or practice your man overboard techniques in your own craft? Our friendly, qualified and highly experienced instructors can support you, delivering standard courses or tailor made tuition in a familiar, practical and comfortable setting on your own boat.

Ocean Sports Tuition About Us

About Ocean Sports Tuition

Ocean Sports Tuition is a specialist RYA training school that provides a complete range of RYA practical and theory courses, as well as boat charter to suit you. Our primary aim is to meet your individual needs, enabling you to develop the skills to realise your boating ambitions. We offer RYA Powerboat Level 2 courses and RYA Day Skipper training for first time boaters. For those aspiring to professional endorsements, we provide RYA Commercial Powerboat courses and RYA Powerboat Instructor qualifications. Our highly skilled and experienced instructors will help you develop your boating skills whatever your level, in a fun, safe and encouraging environment.

You’ll learn at a pace to suit you, benefiting from our purpose-built facilities in Saxon Wharf Marina, Southampton. You will be guided by our team of RYA Instructors, who strive to give you the best experience possible. You can even train on your own boat – perfect for growing your skills in an existing or new vessel! Don’t forget, you can take advantage of our discounted rates for boat charter following your RYA Powerboat Level 2 course.

Not sure which course is best for you? No problem! Firstly, tell us your goals and level of experience and we’ll help you select the perfect solution for your needs.

For more information please contact us – we’d love to help!

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TESTIMONIALS

NEWS & BLOG

The Advantages of Stepped Hulls

The Advantages of Stepped Hulls

When choosing a hull shape, finding the right balance of speed and stability can seem like an impossible task. While stepped hulls are often painted as unpredictable and difficult to handle, there are in fact many advantages to this hull shape, as we explain in this blog.

Explaining Leeward Shores and Sailing in the Lee

Explaining Leeward Shores and Sailing in the Lee

Unsure about lee shores? Here are some tips from our instructors about how and why to avoid sailing in the lee.

Suzuki Micro Plastic Collecting Device

Suzuki’s Innovative Micro-Plastic Collecting Device Tackles Plastic Pollution

When referring to propeller issues and problems with boat performance, many people use the terms ‘cavitation’ and ‘ventilation’ interchangeably, and often incorrectly. As industry-leaders in boat training and boat charter, the team at Ocean Sports are often asked for advice on these issues. Below, we explain the difference between the two terms, how the damage is caused, and how to fix it.