Boat handling under power

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.

Course Content

  • Crew Preparation
  • Use of lines
  • Use of wind and tide
  • Turning in a confined space
  • Holding off
  • Ferry gliding
  • Coming alongside

After your course

You will have more confidence in berthing and being able to control a boat under engine in confined areas.

Course Details

Duration 2 days

Max instructor ratio 5:1

Cost £250


Cost £225

Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Available Dates

Available dates

To book

Booking Form

Included on course

RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.

Join the boat on Friday evening and meet your instructor and crew, start your course on Saturday morning, returning Sunday afternoon.

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 course.

Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.

Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?

Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?

Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA Specialist Courses

Learn more about the Specialist Courses we offer.

Further Information

Contact Us

If you have any other questions please contact us or check out our FAQ page.

Who are the RYA?

Find out more about the Royal Yachting Association (RYA): Who are the RYA?