Ogston Sailing Club


Powerboat Training



Safety familiarisation in house training for all members, delivered by qualified experienced instructors (for Ogston SC members only)


RYA Courses


Powerboat level 1 - this is a basic introduction courses not generally used most people new to power boating go straight to the next course.


Powerboat level 2 - Assumes no previous knowledge or experience - course syllabus;

low speed boat handling

High speed boat handling

introduction to chart work


coming alongside / picking up a mooring

RYA link: http://www.rya.org.uk/courses-training/courses/powerboat/Pages/level-2.aspx



Powerboat level 2 - direct assessment for those that are experienced and able to complete all aspects of the practical and theory required - please contact me for further details.


Safetyboat -  RYA level 2 certificate must be held before this course can be undertaken (and strong ability in all practical aspects) - course syllabus:

rescue techniques for: 

sailing dinghies

Wind surfers

Kite surfers


Safety boat management

most of this is practical (some aspects may be covered in theory only)

RYA Link: http://www.rya.org.uk/courses-training/courses/powerboat/Pages/safety-boat.aspx


Follow this link for courses to be held during the latter part of the 2018 season.


To help planning for courses if you are interested in any course please let me know.


for any advice, to register interest in a course or book onto a course please Email: