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RYA Safety Boat Course in Poole Harbour

RYA Safety Boat Course in Poole Harbour

£ 350

Poole, Dorset

Intermediate & Advanced
Lessons & Courses, Certifications
Minimum age: 16
Poole, Dorset
Max. group size: 3
Cancellation: Strict
Minimum booking size: 1
£ 350

Activity Highlights:

Welcome to the RYA Safety Boat course in the picturesque Poole Harbour. Our 2-day course is designed to equip competent powerboat drivers with the essential skills and knowledge required for fleet rescue and small craft assistance. Whether you aim to provide rescue cover at your sailing club or have aspirations of becoming an RYA Senior Instructor, this course is your gateway to ensuring safety on the water.

Key Details

  • Locations Available: Rockley Point Activity Centre
  • Course Length: 2 days
  • Price: £335
  • Age Requirement: Adult (16+)
  • Dates Available:
    • 10th February 2024
    • 6th April 2024
    • 1st June 2024
    • 20th July 2024
    • 27th July 2024
    • 3rd August 2024
    • 10th August 2024
    • 17th August 2024
    • 2nd November 2024

Key Skills

During the RYA Safety Boat course, you will acquire the following key skills:

  • Fleet rescue techniques
  • Small craft assistance
  • Escort craft responsibilities
  • Coaching boat duties
  • Safety protocols for both racing and training activities

Course Breakdown

Over the course of two days, you will receive comprehensive training that covers fleet rescue, small craft assistance, and safety procedures. This knowledge is vital for maintaining the well-being of sailors, windsurfers, and canoeists during racing and training sessions.

Location

Our training centre is nestled in the stunning Poole Harbour, providing an ideal environment for hands-on learning and practical exercises. Poole Harbour’s picturesque setting and diverse water conditions make it the perfect backdrop for gaining safety boat skills.

Prerequisites

To enrol in the RYA Safety Boat course, you must have RYA Powerboat Level 2 with prior powerboat driving experience and be 16 years of age or older. This course is suitable for those who want to enhance their safety skills on the water. Knowledge of sailing and other water sports is recommended.

Why Choose Us?

  • 2nd Largest Natural Harbour: Learn and train in the remarkable surroundings of Poole Harbour, the second-largest natural harbour in the world.
  • Scenic Beachfront Location: Our centre is situated on a glorious beachfront, offering convenient access to the water and breathtaking views.
  • RYA Training Centre Quality Provider: We are proud to be recognised as an RYA Training Centre Quality Provider, ensuring the highest standards of instruction and facilities.
  • Safe and Shallow Waters: Poole Harbour’s shallow waters provide a secure training environment ideal for building confidence and competence.
  • Harbour’s Edge Beachfront Café: Take a break and savour a meal or refreshments at our on-site Harbour’s Edge Beachfront Café while enjoying the scenic waterfront.
  • Experienced and Knowledgeable Staff: Our team of experienced instructors is dedicated to delivering an educational and enjoyable learning experience.
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What's Included:

  • Buoyancy Aids: We provide all participants with buoyancy aids to ensure their safety during practical exercises.
  • Weather-Appropriate Gear: In case of inclement weather, waterproof jackets and trousers are available for your use.
  • Use of Boat and Fuel

What's Not Included:

  • Meals and refreshments
  • Personal clothing and gear (please bring appropriate clothing for the weather)
  • Travel to the centre

Facilities

Suitable for Events
Car parking available
Storage locker
Changing rooms available
Showers Available
On-site shop
Lunch available on-site
Free Wi-Fi
Toilets

Frequently Asked Questions

The course spans 2 consecutive days 9:30-16:30, providing comprehensive training to ensure you’re well-prepared for safe powerboat handling

This course is open to individuals who hold the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate and have prior experience in driving powerboats. Participants must be 16 years of age or older.

The RYA Safety Boat course covers fleet rescue techniques, small craft assistance, escort and coaching boat responsibilities, and safety protocols for both racing and training activities

While we provide a range of course dates, if none of them is suitable or if there are no available spaces left, please contact our team by either making a booking request with a comment or using the live chat. We’ll make every effort to help you find a suitable solution.

How it works: 

  1. Make a booking.
  2. The centre will accept your booking, usually within an hour or two.
  3. Pay for the booking to confirm it.

If you have specific questions, please put them in the comments section, and the centre will answer before you pay.

If something isn't right or if there are no dates available, then send us a message in the live chat.

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 

Moderate

  • You can cancel until 5 days before yoru booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 

Firm

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount

Strict

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts