Why Take an RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course?

Yachtmaster Theory Course

As well as running face-to-face RYA courses including sailing courses, own-boat tuition, powerboat instructor, and commercial powerboat courses, Ocean Sports Tuition offers a range of RYA-recognised theory courses.

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What is an Officer on Watch? How to become an OOW

Office on Watch

An officer on watch (OOW) is a deck officer who is assigned the duties of watch keeping and navigation on a ship’s bridge. Additionally, the Officer on Watch is accountable for the bridge team, who are there to support the OOW in the navigation process.

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Powerboat Training Progression Explained

private powerboat training

At Ocean Sports Tuition, we provide a range of powerboating courses which teach students how to safely handle and manoeuvre a vessel. Our powerboating courses are certified by the Royal Yachting Association and we have a team of fully qualified and trained instructors who are happy to help beginners and seasoned boaters alike. RYA Powerboat…

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Have you ever thought about a career in sailing?

Sailing boat

Whilst a lot of people choose to get their sailing qualifications for personal and pleasure reasons, RYA qualifications can also open doors to some great careers. If you are passionate about spending time on the water, here are a few career paths you might want to consider. Crew Member If you aren’t keen on being…

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