Boat handling under power
A course for skippers who wish to improve their boat handling skills, or are planning to charter and wish to get a refresher.
Use of lines
Use of wind and tide
Turning in a confined space
After your course
You will have more confidence in berthing and being able to control a boat under engine in confined areas.
Duration 2 days
Max. instructor ratio 5:1
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.
Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.
Join the boat on Friday evening to meet your instructor and crew and finishing on Sunday evening.
To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list
Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory
Already completed the Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory, have a look at our dates for the Coastal Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come milebuilding with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about our skipper and crew development courses.