RYA Powerboat Level 1

A one day introduction course to powerboat.

£150.00 PER PERSON / Max 3 per Boat

If you would like to book a course, or have a question about our courses or boats, please get in touch and we will get back to you.

Call David on 079732 22503

david@merseypowerboattraining.com


Level 1 Powerboat Handling


Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It aims to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken at an inland or coastal location. It may be conducted in a variety of boat types, both planing and displacement. The certificate issued will be endorsed to show the type of boat in which the training took place.

All of our courses include certificates log and course books.

RYA Powerboat Level 2

A two-day course which is the recognised minimum standard for powerboat skippers the national powerboat certificate.

£250.00 PER PERSON / Max 3 per Boat

If you would like to book a course, or have a question about our courses or boats, please get in touch and we will get back to you.

Call David on 079732 22503

david@merseypowerboattraining.com


Level 2 Powerboat Handling

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It aims to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken at an inland or coastal location. It may be conducted in a variety of boat types, both planing and displacement. The certificate issued will be endorsed to show the type of boat in which the training took place.

RYA First Aid £125.00

Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

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Sea Survival £125.00



A one-day course for anyone going to sea, providing an understanding of how to use the safety equipment on board your boat.

A genuine lifesaver

Cruising is one of the safest leisure sporting activities, and 99.9% of those afloat will never use their liferaft. However, if you are part of the unlucky 0.1% your chances of survival will be greatly increased if you understand how to use the equipment and how to help yourself.

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Diesel Engine £125.00

A one-day beginners’ course to help you prevent and solve diesel engine failure.

Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs to cruisers. Basic maintenance and engine care will help ensure that you are not part of this statistic.

Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, and you don’t need a detailed mechanical knowledge.

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Radar £125.00

A one-day course giving you an understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance.

Cruising boats increasingly have radar on board. The International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea state that if you have a radar, you must know how to use it.

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Day Skipper Shorebased Course £385.00



A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

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Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Offshore £450.00



Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

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Our Training Vessel Seeker 1

Seeker1 is a 7-meter rib manufactured by Ribcraft with a Mariner 150 Optimax outboard engine. Fully equipped with safety equipment and an icon fixed vhf, radio GPS, chart plotters and Garmin Radar – so
there is lots for you to play around with.

More Training courses coming soon 

We have a lot more training courses coming soon, With our trusted partners , If you would like to more details  please call or E-mail our Training office  on 07901 914499 or DJM1899@AOL.COM  

POWER BOAT TRAINING

If you would like to book a course, or have a question about our courses or boats, please get in touch and we will get back to you.

Call David on 079732 22503

david@merseypowerboattraining.com