RYA Training Centre in Southampton

Ocean Sports Tuition:
RYA Training Centre in Southampton

We are a specialist RYA training school providing a complete range of RYA practical and theory courses.

Our core objective 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!

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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