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RYA Approved PWC, Powerboating, Motor Cruising, Sail Cruising and Shore Based Courses in Portsmouth and Chichester

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Portsmouth Marine Training and Chichester Marine Training are working in partnership to provide whole range of RYA courses, designed for every type of boat and every level of experience. Portsmouth Marine Training is based at Southsea Marina in Langstone Harbor, perfectly placed between Portsmouth and Chichester Harbors with the Solent right on the doorstep. Portsmouth Marine Training offers RYA practical courses using the well appointed school boats, and own boat tuition. Chichester Marine Training is a also a RYA Training Centre based at Chichester Marina in the beautifully scenic Chichester harbor in West Sussex. They offer RYA shore based courses in its spacious classroom, and online RYA courses.

The courses offered by Portsmouth and Chichester Marine Training are - PWC, Powerboating, Motor Cruising, Sail Cruising and Shore Bases Courses. PWC training can help you with PWC training to confidently operate PWC’s (or Jet Ski) in a safe and responsible way. Powerboating courses start from the RYA Powerboat Level 2 for beginners to RYA Powerboat Advanced course to develop your night time pilotage and rough weather handling. The RYA Motor Cruising scheme is ideal for people with power boats over 7m wishing to get training to skipper their vessels safely and competently. And te RYA Sail Cruising scheme offer sailing courses for everybody, from beginners who have never stepped on board a yacht, to experienced skippers wishing to gain the world renowned RYA Yachtmaster qualification.


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Training Programs




Powerboat Courses

  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course
  • RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course
  • RYA Tender Operator Course
  • RYA Powerboat Advanced Course
  • RYA / MCA Powerboat Advanced CoC Exam
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor Course
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor course
  • Own Boat Tuition for Powerboats
  • Own Boat Tuition for Anglers
  • Commercial Endorsements
  • Inland Waterways

Motor Cruising Courses

  • RYA Helmsman Certificate
  • Day Skipper Motor Cruising Course
  • Motor Cruising Mile Builder
  • Yachtmaster Motor Cruising Course
  • ICC Motor Course
  • Motor Cruising Instructor
  • Own Boat Tuition for Motor Cruising
  • Commercial Endorsements

Sail Cruising Courses

  • Start Yachting
  • Competent Crew
  • Day Skipper Sail Cruising
  • Coastal Skipper Sail Cruising
  • Yachtmaster Sail Cruising Course
  • Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifying Passage
  • ICC Sail Course
  • Sail Cruising Instructor
  • Long Distance Cruises
  • Own Boat Tuition for Sail Cruising
  • Commercial Endorsement

Shorebased Courses

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RYA PWC Courses

  • PWC Proficiency Course for Jet Skis (1 day)
  • PWC Instructor Course (3 days)
  • PWC Instructor Conversion (1 day)