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RYA Courses

RYA Training Courses

In addition to the full range of RYA training courses Duck-2-Water specialise in providing RYA own boat tuition, whether it is a Motor Cruiser Training, Powerboat Training or RIB Training. We provide a highly personalised service to you and design and execute a course tailored to meet your specific requirements. So, whether you are new to power boating or an existing owner who just wishes to brush up on their close quarters manoeuvring or navigation, we can provide an appropriate course for you. We can also provide preparation courses for those who are planning to attend an RYA training course or assessment.

RYA Powerboat Training Course Vessel

Our Skippers are selected not just on their instructional ability and boat handling skills, but also their professionalism and ability to create a relaxed and enjoyable learning environment. All our instructors have been boating for in excess of 10 years and are professionally qualified to teach RYA training courses.

RYA Training Course Vessel - Cruising at sea

We provide a free consultancy service to all Duck-2-Water students to provide advice and guidance as to the recommended safety equipment, both for individuals and the boat.

Should you require a Sea School boat to be provided for an RYA training course, this can be provided by Duck-2-Water at it's base on the Solent at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire.

Recognised by the RYA:

Duck-2-Water RYA Sea School are formally recognised by the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and are one of their Solent based RYA Training Centres. The RYA is the national organisation representing the interests of everyone who goes boating for pleasure.

In addition, Duck-2-Water is a RYA Recognised Training Centre, which means you can expect to be taught by an experienced, RYA qualified instructor, to a syllabus and standards laid down nationally by the RYA. Where relevant, the course syllabus and standards will also have been agreed with appropriate certifying bodies such as the MCA (Marine and Coastguard Agency) and Ofcom (formerley the Radiocommunications Agency).

By being recognised by the RYA, you can be assured that Duck-2-Water can provide you with the right advice, whether your needs are initial training or something more advanced to achieve your life's ambitions, you can trust us to fulfil your individual requirements.

Gift Vouchers available:

Ideal for Christmas, Birthday and Anniversary presents. (the course date can be chosen by the recipient)


The most popoular RYA Training Courses are Powerboat Level 2, Day Skipper Theory, Day Skipper Practical, International Certificate of Competence, Powerboat Training, VHF Licence, VHF Radio Courses, Sea Survival Course, RYA First Aid and RYA Radar Course. More information on the full range of RYA Courses can be found by using the menus to the left.

RYA Training

RYA Day Skipper Course

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