RYA Advanced Powerboat Course

RYA Advanced Powerboat Course in Southampton: Course Summary

  • Course Duration: 2 days
  • Course Cost: From £350pp
  • Course Location: Saxon Wharf Marina, Southampton, SO14 5QF
  • Previous Experienced Required: Yes
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 17 years old
  • What The Course Includes: RIB fuel costs, loan of Gore-Tex waterproofs, RYA Advanced Power Boat Course certificate, parking and more.
  • What You Will Learn: GPS navigation, improved boat handling skills, high-speed navigation, night navigation, rough weather handling, and more.

Located in the heart of Southampton, this 2-day advanced powerboat course is perfect for those located in Hampshire, on the South Coast, or even based in London. It is designed to take already competent powerboaters to the next level.

Recognised as being among the most highly commended power boat courses in the UK, the RYA powerboat courses practice techniques, manoeuvres, and best practices to keep you safe.


The RYA Advanced Powerboat Course is perfect for anyone who wants to develop their skills to a level whereby they can confidently venture further afield or deal with different or adverse conditions by day and night.

We run a midweek course every month with a maximum ratio of students per instructor of 3:1. We can also run weekend courses when demand exceeds our scheduled courses. Please call us if you need to attend on the weekend.

Courses run from 0930 until late on the first day and from 0930 to 1600 on the second day.

With a curated list of recommended accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets, the Ocean Sports Tuition team is more than happy to find you a place to stay for the duration of your visit. For more information about where we are located, call 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.


To take part in this course, the following qualifications are required:

Due to the fact this is an advanced course compared to others, we have set a minimum age for students on the Advanced Powerboat course of 17 years old.


The RYA Advanced Powerboat Southampton course includes GPS navigation, improved boat handling skills, high-speed navigation, night navigation, rough weather handling, and sector searches, as well as a refresher on all other aspects of power boating.


For further information on the topics covered, take a look at the RYA Advanced Powerboat syllabus.


This course is £350.00 per person (plus VAT) for two days of training with a qualified RYA instructor. Due to the size of our RIBs, all -courses take place in small groups, with a maximum group size of 3. Alternatively, to ensure that you get the maximum amount of time to practice and learn, we can run this course on a one to one basis at a cost of £954 plus VAT.

Additionally, if you have your own powerboat that you would like to use for the course, we also run own boat tuition. For more information or to check that your own boat is suitable for the Advanced Powerboat course, speak to a member of our team today.


  • Mooring fees
  • Loan of Gore-Tex waterproofs
  • Use of our modern MCA inspected 6.8 metre Rib (Ribcraft)
  • Rib fuel costs
  • Expert tuition from your RYA MCA Advanced Powerboat Instructor
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat course completion certificate
  • On site parking available 
  • Free refreshments including tea and coffee

Our highly experienced RYA instructors will guide you through our RYA Advanced Powerboat course, delivering high impact, high quality teaching either in a small group or on an individual basis.

When you book onto this two-day course with Ocean Sports Tuition, we will ensure that you are provided with all of the relevant equipment to give you the best experience possible.


If you are looking to expand your RYA Powerboat qualifications after completing your Advanced Powerboat certificate, you may wish to further your experience with the following RYA powerboat courses:

On completion of the RYA Advanced Powerboat Course, students can sit the RYA MCA Advanced Powerboat exam (certificate of competence). If you wish to gain work within the marine industry, skippering commercial vessels, your RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence can be commercially endorsed.

For information about holding a commercial endorsement on your RYA certification, including medical fitness and the commercial endorsement application form, visit the RYA website.


We can also deliver the RYA Advanced Powerboat course with an RYA instructor on your own boat. For further information, please contact us on 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.

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