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RYA Helmsman Course

Duration: 2 Days

The RYA 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.

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Individual Bookings

£795.00 per person

(We do not charge extra for VAT, Fuel or a Fuel Surcharge)


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Course Information

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 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

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.


Some practical experience desirable. No assumed knowledge required.

Online Booking

2023 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.

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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 in the Solent area or on the South Coast, else where in the UK or in Europe.

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

Why choose Duck-2-Water?

Our aim is to provide a full and comprehensive service to boating enthusiasts. If you would like to buy your first boat, we are here to listen to what you are trying to achieve and give completely impartial advice, so that you purchase the right yacht charter for you. When you need to gain confidence or qualifications, our RYA Sea School can help at all levels.

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