Own Boat Tuition on your Sailing or Motor Boat

You can complete any of our RYA courses and licenses on your own boat which is a great way to get to know your boat better and gain your skippering license

ABOUT THE COURSE

From €300 per day

We can travel to your Marina

Skipper & Crew Training on the same day

Difficulty: Beginners to Yachtmasters

Own boat tuition is an an excellent way of getting to know the capabilities of your own boat whilst completing an RYA course.
We offer own boat tuition on powerboats from our base in Torquay or we can also come to you -depending on where your boat is based.

  • Safety equipment onboard
  • Pre departure checks
  • Weather and tides
  • Charts, navigation and understanding your local area
  • Berthing in marinas, mooring on buoys and close quarter handling
  • High speed manoeuvres and crew safety
  • Person over board recovery and prevention
  • Planning and executing a trip using electronic and paper charts
  • Collision regulations
  • Dayshapes, night lights and buoyage

How long is the licence valid?

Your licence will be registered with the RYA so the is always a record, there is no revalidation required.

Can I hire a boat using the licence?

Yes, but in Europe you are best gaining the International Certificate of Competence(ICC), this is just a paperwork exercise as you gain for the ICC with your level 2 licence.

What type of boats can I drive?

The course is for day boat use in the daytime in familiar waters. Once you have gained some more experience and want to venture further afield we hope you will come back to us to do the intermediate course!

  • Passport Photo for the licence
  • Lunch money or packed lunch, there are plenty of local places to get a bite
  • Small bag with extra layers, there is storage on the boat
  • Non slip or trainer style shoe
  • Waterproofs
  • Sun block and hat for those sunny days

BOOK YOUR SESSION TODAY!

Drop us a call or email to discuss dates and get further information.

star rating  Everything was perfect for our 3 hour sail. Our skipper, Ricardo, and first mate, Federica, were excellent and provided five star service. Great way to see Barcelona from a different perspective.

jojolovestotravel1
October 9, 2019

star rating  We where very lucky to have good wind and lots of sun. Faith was a great skipper with interesting stories (don't trust routine) and we loved swimming behind the boat!... read more

Jasper
August 18, 2021

star rating  Hi,

My daughter and I have just concluded our 2 day RYA Powerboat level 2 course with Barcelona Watersports. We had Faith as our instructor. Was a Fab experience,... read more

JHG1970
August 23, 2020