Perhaps you have already been boating for a season or two but would now like a little help to enjoy and explore the full potential of it or are relatively new to boating and have purchased a new boat, our Own Boat Tuition can help you to develop the skills and confidence in navigating and handling your vessel. 

Learn in your own time, on your own boat with your friends and family and in the place where you will be boating under the expert supervision of your Ocean Sports Tuition RYA instructor.

No previous experience is necessary as we tailor these courses to suit your requirements – both for the experienced and inexperienced powerboaters.

The course schedule can be any number of days: 0900 – 1700 (depending on individual requirements).  Own boat tuition is available seven days a week.

Please note that RYA courses, have a requirement of a minimum numbers of days spent on board:

  • RYA Powerboat courses: 2 days
  • RYA Helmsman course: 2 days
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical Motor: 4 days

Training Includes:

  • Certification
  • Expert tuition
  • Powerboat handbook – RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • ICC Assessment

Course Location:

Your boat's home port or
Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
SO14 5QF


This training is specific to you and your boat so we can tailor the training to fit you and your needs. As a general guide if you are new to boating, then the RYA Helmsman course or RYA Powerboat Level 2 is a great start.

If you’ve had a few seasons already and want to develop your skills and experience further, then the RYA Day Skipper,  RYA Intermediate Powerboat or RYA Advanced Powerboat courses would be ideal.


Own boat tuition is available and starts from £250* per day, for vessels up to 8 meters, £275* for vessels up to 10 meters,  £300* for vessels up to 15 meters and £350* for over 15 meters.

Own boat tuition is charged on a day rate, not per person. Depending on what scheme we are teaching, we can have up to 5 people for RYA Motor Cruising courses 3 people for RYA powerboat courses.

Please call us on 02381 242159 or contact us if you have any questions or for booking information.

*plus VAT and expenses for UK based boats. Own boat training outside the UK prices start from £425 per day plus expenses and travel.

Book Your Own Boat Tuition Here

To book own boat tuition, call on 023 81 242159 or please email us to enquire about availability: