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The Principal Power classroom in Cobbs Quay is the perfect location to complete an RYA theory course. Our dedicated and passionate instructors make each course intertesting and enjoyable, and enjoy sharing all their knowledge and experience with every student.

RYA Basic Navigation course
A new 2 day course covering basic navigation and safety techniques.

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course
Basic seamanship and an introduction to navigation and meteorology.
The course is run over 5 days (Mon-Fri) or 3 weekends.

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Shorebased course

Offshore and coastal navigation, Pilotage and meteorology.
The course is run over 5 days (Mon-Fri) or 3 weekends.

RYA Radar Course
A one day course covering the use of radar in boats as an aid to navigation.

RYA VHF Radio Course (GMDSS)
A legal requirement for anyone operating a GMDSS radio. A one day course.

RYA First Aid at Sea Course

A one-day RYA Small Craft First Aid course designed to teach the student what to do in an emergency, including resuscitation techniques and the primary care of a man overboard.

RYA Sea Survival Course
A one day course including a two hour practical session with a liferaft in the water.

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
A one day course giving a basic introduction to diesel engine maintenence.
VHF Marine Radio Course (GMDSS)
The Waterfront, Cobbs Quay, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4EL - Tel: +44 (0) 1202 661881 - Fax: +44 (0) 1202 664222
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