Boat and Skipper Regulations for Use on Work Sites on Waterways

If you’re planning a project on an inland waterway where a safety boat is required, for example, a bridge repair job or a river inspection, there are several health and safety requirements which must be met by both the skipper and the vessel itself. Regulations for vessels on inland waterways can be extremely specific and…

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How to Become a Superyacht Crew Member

If you love to travel, working on a superyacht is an exciting career through which you can work outdoors in the sunshine, make great friends, visit countries across the globe – and get paid for it! At Ocean Sports, we provide comprehensive boat and PWC tuition for those wanting to turn boating into a career.…

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We’ve Won an Award!

We are very proud to announce that Ocean Sports Tuition has been awarded Tripadvisor’s 2021 Travellers’ Choice Award for the second year in a row! This means that we have been recognised as being in the top 10% of attractions worldwide, based on our 2021 Tripadvisor reviews! We are thrilled to have been recognised in this…

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Job Opportunity – Chief Instructor Motor

Ocean Sports Tuition specialises in RYA Powerboat and Motor Cruising training and has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Instructor to join our dynamic team. This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance their career in water sports training and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.…

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How To Replace a Lost RYA Certificate

At Ocean Sports Tuition, our instructors have been delivering high quality RYA courses to candidates since 2004. As a result, we know that one of the most frustrating things can be to misplace or damage one of your well-earned certificates, especially when you need it as proof of competence for an upcoming course or activity!…

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Are My RYA Qualifications Still Recognised in Europe?

Since the UK ceased to be a member of the European Union on 31st December 2020, some changes have taken place that affect our sailing rights in Europe. Some of these changes may affect how UK-earned qualifications are recognised in the EU. As an official RYA training centre, we are here to provide more information about how…

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Sailing in Europe After Brexit

Since the Brexit transition period ended on 31st December 2020, sailing rules for UK boat owners who cruise long term in Europe have changed. If you have a boat that you keep in Europe, you may have some questions about how your non-EU citizen status will affect your sailing after Brexit. Immigration and Visas As UK…

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Why Your Office Needs a Corporate Away Day

As a business owner, it can be difficult to cultivate meaningful relationships with your staff, especially during busy industry periods. Balancing a professional-personal rapport with the people with whom you work can prove to be challenging, but it may be the case that getting to know your team better could have a multitude of positive…

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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. Hull Shapes and their Performance When in water,…

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