Powerboat Training Near London

For many people looking for powerboat training in London, the idea of doing a powerboat course on the Thames is a bit daunting. Ocean Sports Tuition is based in Southampton, Hampshire, just an hour from London, by car or train. We offer an extensive array of RYA powerboat courses out on the Solent and in our classroom, making it the perfect alternative.

We offer the following RYA powerboat courses (London commutable):

  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course (London commutable)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course (London commutable)
  • RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course (London commutable)
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Course (London commutable)
  • RYA Tender Operators Course (London commutable)
  • RYA Own Boat Powerboat Tuition (London commutable)
  • RYA Essential Seamanship & Navigation Course (London commutable)

RYA Powerboat Level 1 (London commutable)

This course is aimed at people who want to get out on the water. It will give you a basic understanding of powerboating and focuses on boat handling powerboat safety. You’ll learn about kill cords, launch and recovery skills and manoeuvring safely on the water.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 (London commutable)

The Level 2 powerboat course (London commutable) will give you an understanding of powerboating under the guidance of a qualified RYA instructor. The two-day course focuses on developing boat handling skills, safety and navigation. It is perfect for total beginners and will prepare you to take a powerboat out by yourself.

RYA Powerboat Intermediate (London commutable)

The Intermediate course is for people wanting to embark on longer coastal passages by day, to expand upon their Powerboat Level 2 knowledge. This course is a mandatory requirement for anyone looking to undertake the Advanced Powerboat qualification.

RYA Powerboat Advanced (London commutable)

Advanced Powerboat is for people wanting to develop their skills sufficiently, to be able to confidently venture further afield and cope with adverse conditions at day or night. On completion of this course, you can sit the Advanced Powerboat exam (International Certificate of Competence), which can be commercially endorsed to gain work in the marine industry.

RYA Tender Operators (London commutable)

The Tender Operators course is really aimed at the Superyacht industry, but is also a great course for anyone who has done Powerboat Level 2 and would like to gain a bit more daytime and night-time experience before commencing the Advanced Powerboat Course.

RYA Own Boat Powerboat Tuition (London commutable)

Own boat tuition is for people with their own boat, who have already been boating for a season or two but would like some help to enjoy and explore the full potential of their own boat. It can help you to develop your skills and confidence in navigation and handling your boat. 

RYA Essential Seamanship & Navigation (London commutable)

This theory course provides a basic understanding of safety and navigation on the water. This course is ideal for people who have completed the RYA Start Yachting Course or power boat level 2 and are seeking more knowledge. We have delivered this course since inception and have found it to be very useful for students of all abilities.

Visit our Powerboat Courses page for more info, or contact us on: 02381 242 159

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