Our Range of Southampton Powerboat Courses

Ocean Sports Tuition is an RYA recognised training centre based in Southampton, Hampshire, on the South Coast. We offer a wide range of RYA powerboat training in Southampton, on our power boats out on the Solent. We also have a shore-based theory classroom at our RYA training centre at Saxon Wharf Marina, Southampton. Our RYA powerboat training courses run throughout the year and are taught by our experienced RYA powerboat instructors.

We offer the following RYA powerboat courses in Southampton

  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course in Southampton
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course in Southampton
  • RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course in Southampton
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Course in Southampton
  • RYA Tender Operators Course in Southampton
  • RYA Own Boat Powerboat Tuition in Southampton
  • RYA Essential Seamanship & Navigation Course in Southampton

RYA Powerboat Level 1 in Southampton

This Powerboat Level 1 course is aimed at people who want to get out on the open water. Giving a basic understanding of powerboating, it focuses on boat handling and powerboat safety. You’ll learn about the importance of kill cords, launch and recovery skills and learn to manoeuvre safely on the water.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 in Southampton

This two day RYA course will give you a better understanding of powerboating under the guidance of a qualified RYA instructor. It focuses on developing your boat handling skills, safety and navigation. Powerboat Level 2 is perfect for total beginners and will prepare you to take a powerboat out unsupervised.

RYA Powerboat Intermediate in Southampton

The intermediate powerboat certificate is for those wanting to embark on longer coastal passages, during the day. It expands on Powerboat Level 2 and is a requirement for anyone wishing to move on to Advanced Powerboat.

RYA Advanced Powerboat in Southampton

The Advanced Powerboat course is for people wanting to develop their skills. It will help you to confidently cope with adverse conditions, venture further afield and sail at day or night. On successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to sit the Advanced Powerboat exam (International Certificate of Competence).

RYA Tender Operators in Southampton

This course is mainly aimed at the Superyacht industry. It is also perfect for anyone who has already completed the Powerboat Level 2 certificate and wants to progress. It will give you more day and night experience before moving on to the Advanced Powerboat Course.

RYA Own Boat Powerboat Tuition in Southampton

Own boat tuition is for people with their own boat, who have already been boating for a season or two. It helps boat owners to develop confidence, handling and navigation skills. The tuition will also help you to get the most out of your boat.

RYA Essential Seamanship & Navigation in Southampton

The Essential Seamanship & Navigation theory course provides a basic understanding of safety and navigating on the water. This course is perfect for those who have completed Powerboat Level 2, or the RYA Start Yachting Course.

We also offer a wide range of other RYA courses including:

  • RYA VHF Radio course
  • Day Skipper
  • Coastal Skipper
  • RYA Yachtmaster
  • RYA First Aid Certificate

In addition to our Solent boat training courses, we also offer:

  • Boat charters to the Isle of Wight
  • RIB charters on the Solent
  • Team building powerboat experiences

Visit our Powerboat Courses page for more course details, such as minimum age and previous experience required. Contact us on: 02381 242 159 to book.

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