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POWERBOATING

Our powerboat training falls into three disciplines; open powerboats (up to 10m), motor cruisers (over 10m) and personal watercraft (Jet Skis). We run the full range of RYA courses in each discipline. We also offer a range of BWS Ski Boat Driver and BSAC dive boat operator courses.

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SAILING

Our RYA sailing courses fall into two disciplines - keelboating and sail cruising. Yacht sailing can be inshore, offshore or trans ocean. Bareboat and skippered charter are available. We also compete in a large number of International yacht racing events on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Navigation Exercise using Plotter and Dividers

SHOREBASED TRAINING

We offer a wide range of support courses in First Aid, safety, communications, boat care, navigation and meteorology. A lot of courses lead to world recognised RYA, STCW or HSE qualifications, others are Stormforce specific courses such as 12-volt electric or Weather for Yachtsmen.

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Instructor Training for PWC (JetSki), Power, Motor, and Sail Cruising both Yacht and Keelboat

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

How do you fancy teaching boating to others? We train hundreds of sailing and powerboat instructors every year across all disciplines. Join a short instructor course or a fast-track instructor programme.

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Become a Yacht Skipper

FAST TRACK COURSES

A range of modular training courses to allow sailors and power boaters to fast track their way into our industry. These courses work because they consolidate all of the necessary training into a short time period and we run with a low ratio of students to instructor.

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Superyacht at Sea

SUPER YACHT TRAINING

Thousands of new crew are attracted by the sunshine, high salaries and global travel of the super yacht industry. If this appeals to you then there is no question that you need the right training on your CV before anyone will even consider you.

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RYA Powerboat Safety Boat

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Aims:

To provide dinghy instructors, windsurf instructors, club race officers, club coaches, club safety boat drivers, escort boat crews and lifeboat crews the skills required to assist, recover and tow small craft and their crews.

Course Duration:

Two Days of 0930 to 1700

Pre Requisites:

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Course Content:

The two days are spent learning how to cope with various forms of disabled craft (windsurfers, kayaks, canoes, single handed dinghies, double handed dinghies, kite surfers, multi hulls, keelboats) and of course people. While some sessions are shorebased, considerable time is devoted to the windsurfer, single hander and double handed dinghy rescue. Also covered is mark laying, race management, towing, safety boat positioning, lee shore rescue, communications, fleet management and other related topics.

What's Included:

  • 2 days Instruction
  • Use of one of our safety boats and other resources
  • Fuel
  • Loan of a buoyancy aid
  • RYA Safety Boat Certificate
  • Free parking on site ( Subject to terms & conditions )

 

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What's Not Included:

  • Wetsuit and spraytop (can be hired for £5 a day)
  • Lunch

Booking:

If the below dates do not suit you,please contact us as we may be able to arrange something around you.

Why choose Stormforce Coaching for this course?:

When we first became a Powerboat Training Centre our Principal had well over a decade of experience as a full time dinghy, multihull and windsurf Instructor. He had developed a range of techniques for coping with various craft. Another decade on and we have further developed these techniques. Over the years we have invested in various resources to ensure we can run this course properly.

You are guaranteed plenty of practical experience in up-righting, towing and dealing with single-handed dinghies, double handed-dinghies, other powerboats, windsurfers and kayaks. Few powerboat centres can provide the variety of resources to cover all of these scenarios in two days, but as with all of our courses we believe that your gaining hands on experience of the necassary skills is far more effective than sitting in a classroom watching slides about safety boating.

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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Telephone: 02380 231 122
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