Boating Education Courses
Gain essential boating knowledge relevant to all boat types.
Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate
Learn correct maritime VHF radio operation.
Waka Ama Safety
Covers Waka Ama, equipment, emergencies, communication, weather, trip planning, navigation techniques, rules and regulations.
An exciting, short online course for new boaties.
A short course covering equipment, communication, emergencies, planning, weather, rules, and navigation.
In Water Survival
Essential course catering to inshore and coastal cruising.
Extend your knowledge with this comprehensive course.
An advanced course on the use of chart plotters & techniques for safe navigation.
Maritime Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Certificate
The minimum requirement for commercial operators and users of MF/HF (SSB) radio.
A comprehensive course to help you understand and safely operate the radar set on your vessel.
Recognised as workplace first-aid (St John's Level Two) with additional techniques specific to the marine environment.
Inboard Engine Maintenance
Advance your inboard engine knowledge including maintenance and troubleshooting.
Outboard Engine Maintenance
Designed for small to medium outboard engines. Includes care and maintenance.
Extra for Experts
Maritime Short-Range Operator Certificate (MSROC)
A requirement for anyone wishing to operating a VHF radio in Europe and a prequisite for the RYA International Certificate of Competence (ICC).
Working Safely on Commercial Craft
A course relating to safe working practices and designed for those persons who are working towards the NZ Skipper Restricted Limits Certification.
We no longer offer the CBE Coastal Skipper course. We have replaced this course with the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased course. For more details please contact the office.
We no longer offer the CBE Ocean Yachtmaster course. We have replaced this course with the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster shorebased course. For more details please contact the office.
Learn to manage trauma on-board for up to 5 days. Meets requirements of YNZ & World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Appendix H. Recognised by RYA.
Advanced Sea Survival
A comprehensive course to cater for cruising boaties and coastal/offshore racing yacht crews (cat 1).
Legal and MOSS
The necessary knowledge and understanding of the Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) and other relevant legislation.
A comprehensive course for those likely to encounter bar crossing situations.
Club Safety Boat Operator - Rowing Club version
A practical on-water training course for operators of rowing club safety boats.
Club Safety Boat Operator - Yacht Club version
A practical on-water training course for operators of yacht club safety boats.
Personal Water Craft
A comprehensive course for PWC Users (Jet Skis).
(Runabouts, Ribs, and other outboard-driven craft) Introductory through to advanced courses covering practical boat handling skills.
(Keelers and Multihulls) Introductory through to advanced courses to develop sailing competence as crew or skipper in inshore, coastal, and ocean waters. Includes Shorebased Courses.
(Launches) Introductory through to advanced courses to develop motor cruising competence as crew or skipper in inshore, coastal, and ocean waters. Includes Shorebased Courses.
RYA/MCA Yachtmaster™ Coastal/Offshore/Ocean
RYA/MCA Yachtmaster™ Coastal/Offshore/Ocean RYA qualifications, RYA YM Coastal Shore based course, in particular the RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore and Yachtmaster™ Ocean Certificates of Competence, are recognised and respected around the world. Qualification as a RYA Yachtmaster™ is the ultimate aim of many skippers, both professional and recreational. .
International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
Required in some European Countries to Charter vessels
RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities
RYA Personal safety and Social Responsibilities.
RYA Instructor Training
Become an RYA Instructor with one of our instructor courses