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RYA Motor Cruising Practical

RYA Courses | Helmsman | Day Skipper | ICC |  Coastal Skipper | Yachtmaster

We use a luxury Sunseeker Portofino 375 for scheduled RYA Motor Cruising Practical Courses.



The Helmsman's, two day, practical course covers basic boat handling, engine checks and safety.

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International Certificate of Competence

For skippers interested in using their boat or chartering abroad where proof of competence is required.

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Day Skipper

The Day Skipper practical course gives you a chance to take charge on short passages under instruction with plenty of advice and help from the instructor.

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Coastal Skipper

The Coastal Skipper course is for the more ambitious motor cruising skipper who can improve his or her skills on a Coastal Skipper Course.

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Yachtmaster Preparation

Yachtmaster candidates will set tasks to demonstrate their ability as skipper of an offshore motor yacht, including questions on collision avoidance, navigation, pilotage, meteorology and boat handling.

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Helmsman, International Certificate of Competence (ICC), Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster scheduled courses are held at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire UK and in the Solent area.


Own Boat Tuition can be conducted in Southampton, Hampshire, Hamble, Portsmouth, Lymington, Chichester, Cowes, Poole, Isle of Wight, or anywhere on the South Coast, else where in the UK or in the Europe


Private and highly personalised Motor Cruising training is available on a one two one basis. Please contact Duck-2-Water for more details.

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