RYA Helmsman's

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To introduce boat handling skills and basic safety to those new to motor boating.

Course Duration:

The RYA Helmsman's course is 2 days long. 

Pre Requisites:

There are no pre-requisites for the RYA Helmsman's course: the course is suitable for Motor Boating beginners.

Course Content:

This two-day course covers basic boat handling skills, helming, safety and basic engine checks. The RYA Helmsman's course is ideal for the new motor boat owner who is conscious of the difficulty and potential hazards of boat handling in the marina.

What's Included:

  • 2-days use of our motor cruiser
  • 2-days of instruction
  • Diesel and onboard consumables
  • Lunch, tea/coffee and snacks on board
  • RYA Helmsman's Certificate
  • Free parking at our marina ( Subject to terms & conditions )

What's Not Included:

  • Accommodation
  • Wet Weather gear (£5/day to hire from us)


Course dates listed below are the first day of each 2-day course. If none of these dates suit you, please contact us. We intentionally run this course alongside the RYA Start Motor Cruising Course and the RYA Day Skipper Power Course. This means different family members can train together at different levels on the same boat at the same time.

Dates & Booking

Dates & Prices will load below shortly, and you can book online, call the team in the office on +442380 231122, or e-mail coaching@stormforce.biz. If you cannot see dates you require, please do get in touch as we may still be able to assist. VAT is included in all our course/charter/race fees where it is applicable, most products are charged at the standard rate, however some are at the reduced rate, zero rate or not eligible for VAT at all. Any way the price below is the price you pay.


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