Netley Sailing Club, Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey, Southampton, SO31 5GA

Phone: 07542 908759


Netley Sailing Club Training Centre


Book Training Courses

Powerboat Courses

Book courses here

Powerboat Level 2 (dates TBA) – This two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence
Assumed knowledge – None
Minimum duration – 2 Days
Minimum age – 16
Course content - Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard
Ability after the course - Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft

RYA Safety Boat (Dates TBA)- This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.
Assumed knowledge - Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course
Minimum duration – 2 Days
Minimum age – 16
Course content - Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users
Ability after the course - Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing.