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RYA Helmsman


The Helmsman two day practical course covers basic boat handling, engine checks and safety. It is ideal for the new owner who is conscious of the difficulty and potential hazards of boat handling in the marina.

Minimum Duration:

2 days

Course Type:

Motor Cruising, Adult Course

The scheduled Helmsman courses are held at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 3XB UK and in the Solent area.

Own Boat Tuition helmsman can be conducted in Southampton, Hampshire, Hamble, Portsmouth, Lymington, Chichester, Cowes, Poole, Isle of Wight, or anywhere on the South Coast, else where in the UK or in Europe


Suggested minimum pre-course experience:

Some practical experience desirable.

Assumed Knowledge:


Course Content:

Safety, helmsmanship, boat handling and introduction to engine maintenance.

Ability After Course:

Competent to handle motor cruiser of a specific type in sheltered waters.

Available Courses : (£795.00 Per Person)

2021 Dates for RYA Motor Cruising courses will be published soon, please phone for further details.

Sleeping aboard one of our vessels is not normally available. Some of the above courses are deliverd by our partner RYA Training Centre who deliver the course to our own exacting standards.

Click Here to View our Scheduled Helmsman Course Dates

Additional dates can be scheduled for groups of 3 or more.

The scheduled Helmsman Courses are held at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire UK and in the Solent area.

Own Boat Tuition Helmsman courses can be conducted in Southampton, Hampshire, Hamble, Portsmouth, Lymington, Chichester, Cowes, Poole, Isle of Wight or anywhere on the South Coast, else where in the UK or in Europe.

Private and highly personalised Helmsman training is available on a one two one basis.

Gift Vouchers available:
Ideal for Christmas, Birthday and Anniversary presents. (the course date can be chosen by the recipient)

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